Sauti souls’ vocalist starts a women advancement program: SAWA

The Savara Women’s Advancement Program (SaWA) by Savara Mudigi; a vocalist, producer, drummer, DJ, actor and a member of the Kenyan  award winning band Sauti Sol, has kicked off the young women’s training program. This has come timely after successful launch that hosted the SaWA tournament at Camp Toyoyo and the SaWA Concert that had Sauti Sol perform for the first time in Eastlands parts of kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

The SaWA program seeks to inspire and motivate young women to live amazing and impactful lives so as to reach their full potential. The first phase of the training program was rolled out on the 8th July 2017 in Eastlands area of Nairobi and the vision is to reach all the young women in Kenya.

The project goal seeks to sensitize women on various aspects, including, unemployment, economic benefits of women empowerment, equality in competence and intelligence, overall development of the society, poverty reduction, how to reduce domestic violence and national development.

The SaWA program comprises of eight full day seminars over a period of four months from July 2017-October 2017, plus a boot camp for the 50 ladies at completion of the course. It targets 50 women aged between 18-25 years, and training focuses on equipping these women with life skills to make a successful and respected member of the society.

The four major topics to be discussed are:

Lifestyle and Mindset Transformation facilitated by Angela Kagume

Angela, the founder of Re-Wire, an empowerment initiative that invites individuals to actively be part of redefining their lives, relationships and community in today’s fast-paced world.

Personal Financial Management facilitated by Sheba Njagi

Sheba is a financial literacy trainer who specializes in Personal Financial Management, Investments and Debt Management. She does this so as to empower people to enjoy excellence in life through active use of their time, energy and financial resources.

Life through Art and Music facilitated by Chiki Onwukwe

Chiki, a dancer and fitness enthusiast whose sole purpose is to promote healthy living through fitness has a program Kuruka fitness, which is designed to give people a high intensity, fun workout with nutritional advice.

Role Model & Mentorship facilitated by Ruth Asan

SaWA brings together inspiring and influential female role-models that are doing positive and successful things in society. These women will share their stories that are encouraging and that remind the young women that there is so much to live for if they embrace positivity and the key personal development skills that they learning.