Brampton, November 11, 2023
The Winter Edition of the 2023 Pamoja Soccer Tournament organized by Kenyan Canadian Association to Promote Youth Mental Health and Well-being is scheduled to kick off today in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The inaugural event will take place at SaveMax Sports Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Parkway East, Brampton L6R 0K2. Pamoja is swahili word meaning “unity” or “together”
Everyone is welcome for the tournament with very exciting matches lined up on Saturday, Nov 11, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and the finals on November 18, 2023 from 4:00PM – 5:00PM featuring football clubs representing Ivory Coast, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda as very talented youth showcase their skills and teamwork like never before!
The Soccer Clubs are Ivory FC, Wazalendo FC, Zan Heroes FC and Toronto Fongone FC.
Kenyan Canadian Association (KCA) held the Inuagural International Women's Day Workshop & Celebration Dinner on March 11, 2023 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The colorful event was grace by invited local and international dignitaries and special guests.
The Chief Guest was The Spouse of The Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya H.E. Pastor Dr. Dorcas Rigathi EGH, who received an award from KCA for championing Gender Equality and the plight of the Boy Child. H.E. Pastor Dr. Dorcas Rigathi was welcomed to the City by His Worship Patrick Brown, The Mayor of Brampton. She was accompanied to the event by Kenya High Commissioner to Canada H.E. Amb. Immaculate Wambua and Kenya Honorary Consul in Toronto Mr. Sunir Chandaria. Other Canadian Political Leaders who graced the event include Brampton North MP Hon. Ruby Sahota, MPP of Brampton Centre and Ontario Minister of Women's Social and Economic Opportunity. Hon. Charmaine Williams and Brampton North MPP Hon. Graham McGregor.
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - Brampton, Ontario
Kenyan Canadian Association (KCA) held the strategic planning workshop for its top leadership team comprising of Program Chairs and Regional Chairs based in Ontario, Canada.
The strategic planning workshop held on November 12, 2022 at Turnberry Golf Club in Brampton was facilitated through the support of Black Canadian Communities Initiative (SBCCI) FUND.
SBCCI was created by the federal government through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) to help build the capacity of grassroots not-for-profit organizations serving Black communities in Canada. SBCCI FUND is aiding selected black-led or black-serving not-for-profits to increase financial support, gain greater organizational stability, and improve their leadership, communication, transparency, and growth.
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