Presidential Award – Kenya

The President’s Award-Kenya (PA-K) is part of the global programme targeting young people aged between 14-25 years. It aims at developing the qualities of self-reliance, initiative, social awareness, leadership and good citizenship by participating in four areas of activities.

  1. Skills – encourage development of personal interest, creativity and practical skills.
  2. Service – learn to give useful services to others.
  3. Physical recreation –acquire lifelong habits of physical recreation and improvement of performance.
  4. Adventurous journey – encourage spirit of adventure and discovery.

A residential project is an added requirement at Gold level which aims to broaden experience through involvement with others in a residential setting. The programme participation is voluntary for all young people with the goal of showing improvement, being challenged and making an effort to succeed. It benefits individuals and communities through community service programmes carried out by the Award participants. You are welcome to join the PA-K as a student of Machakos University.