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The Show You Cannot Afford to Miss!

Today, 7 days before the big concert, we had a dry run through the concert script with all the artists signed up for the 1 Million campaign. It was exciting to hang out with the folks and to feel their ideas and intentions to be full time JIJUE ambassadors.

Jars of Clay Kenya Concert - February 20, 2009

hey have committed to utilizing their high school outreach ministries to share the freedom of knowing your HIV status and the positive vision of an AIDS Free Africa. These outreaches will include hoods, high schools and campuses, where JIJUE ambassadors will partner with various organizations to celebrate the Freedom of knowing. Outreach will be expansive, from church bulletins to sending texts messages, from using the viral marketing for education to influencing though comedy.

The artists were inspired to do collabos taking about the fears associated with HIV testing, especially in the low income populations and informal settlements. They are excited to partner with the Ministry of Education to deliver the mentorship agenda and also utilize their expansive online networks to reinforce the vision of JIJUE 1 Million and to educate their peers. The artists extended a hand to have TV and radio presenters be part of the campaign and to organize countrywide JIJUE camps to encourage the youth to know their status and prevent infection.

The partnership with the media for this campaign is on a new level, and thus it it exciting that NTV and the whole of Nation Media Group have given incredible support to this campaign. NTV will be sending in their OB van to come and shoot the concert, which will be rebroadcasted live in a weeks time. JIJUE 1 Million dvd album will also be shot live.

The "wow" will be JIJUE theme song a collabo combining a blend of afro fusion, local rap and rock. Pete Odera surprised us with a sneak preview of the Niko Sure Najijua Theme song, which he has scripted and produced. The track begins with such a powerful punch from Jars of Clay and the lovely rap from 501, soft vocals of Kora ward winning KIKI, a squeeze from Eddie Gray and a touch of Kanjii “I am confident of myseeeeeelf!”

The VIP Show will be at Mavuno Dome Bellevue on Feb 20th 09 (6pm – 10pm) tickets: Kshs 850/= in advance; 1000/= at the gate. The second show will be at KICC – Feb 22nd 2009 (2pm – 6pm) tickets: Kshs 350/= in advance; 550/= at the gate.

Don’t miss this show, its never happened in this town.

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Past Events


February 14, 2009

Egerton University JIJUE

I Choose Life - Africa Rift valley region is running their JIJUE week starting February 16 to 21 at Egerton University. There will be a special Valentines Moonlight Counseling and Testing drive on February 14. The JIJUE week will be spiced with exciting activities from the Egerton University culture week. Egerton JIJUE! For more info, Contact barasa@ichooselife.or.ke

February 20, 2009

Jars of Clay Concert
w/ DJ Mozz/Pete Odera and more! (Mavuno Dome Bellevue)

The 1 Million campaign will be officially launched at a colorful concert featuring Grammy Award winning Rock band - Jars of Clay. They will be accompanied by performances from Kenya's own great acts such as Eric Wainaina, Pete Odera, Kanjii, Atemi, DJ Mozz, M.O.G, A-Star, Jimmy Gait, Juliani, and others who believe in this noble cause.

Location:
Mavuno Dome Bellevue (6pm - 10pm)

Tickets:
Kshs 850/= in advance; 1000/= at the gate

February 22, 2009

Jars of Clay Concert
w/ DJ Mozz/Pete Odera and more! (KICC)

The 1 Million campaign will be officially launched at a colorful concert featuring Grammy Award winning Rock band - Jars of Clay. They will be accompanied by performances from Kenya's own great acts such as Eric Wainaina, Pete Odera, Kanjii, Atemi, DJ Mozz, M.O.G, A-Star, Jimmy Gait, Juliani, and others who believe in this noble cause.

Location:
KICC (2pm - 6pm)

Tickets:
Kshs 350/= in advance; 550/= at the gate

February 22, 2009

KU Testing Week
Kenyatta University

KU Testing Week - Kenyatta University will be holding their annual HIV testing drive. Jars of Clay will get a chance to interact with the peer educators from the university peer educators before the week starts.The peer educators are already running an essay competition, and have schedules exciting activities such as candle light walk, Mr & Miss status competition.

February 28, 2009

KU Mombasa Campus JIJUE


I Choose Life - Africa Coast region in partnership with Kenyatta University Students Association of Mombasa Campus will be organizing a drug and substance abuse awareness day themed around Mr. and Miss KU Mombasa Campus. ICL will be facilitating Counseling & testing drive and forge new partnerships with various stakeholders. For more info, Contact kombe@ichooselife.or.ke

March 2, 2009

Spring JIJUE VCT Drive
United States International University

United States International University peer educators are organizing a one of a kind testing week. Known for their ability to conduct things differently, the students run a stigma reduction campaign dubbed "I am HIV positive" last semester. We are watching out for an exceptionally exciting and creative JIJUE week from these folks.

March 14, 2009

Chrisc Bogard JIJUE 1 Million Tournament
Githogoro Grounds
9 am-6pm

 

March 16-21, 2009

Spring JIJUE Week
United States International University

 

 

 

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JIJUE Breaks New HIV Testing Frontiers at Ridgeways Baptist Church

Henry stood quietly as he listened to the cell group members planning for the coming Sunday service. Suddenly Sarah Vugigi said, "We need someone in the congregation to volunteer to be tested on the pulpit this coming Sunday". There was a long uncomfortable silence, then Henry said, "I will". The cell group members were both surprised and excited. Little did they know the battle that awaited him.

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