The Kenya Women Kasarani Self Help Group for the widows and orphans works with people of all cadres namely, students, community leaders and small groups implementing various projects in areas often neglected because of their pathetic situations such as the urban slums. Some of the key areas of intervention include the following:
(a) Sponsorship Program
The Kenya Women Kasarani Self Help Group supports education of the poor children through the provision of school uniforms, medical care, school fees, food busket and socio-psychological as well as spiritual development. Within this program, the
The organization provides food for orphaned children at given intervals. For example, the children benefit from two meals a day for six days in a week. This is a balanced diet meant to improve the health of the children.
(c)HIV/AIDS victims Medicare and Counselling
The project takes care of the bed-ridden and are unable to earn a living for their families. These provisions include food, and clothing.
(d)HIV/AIDS orphans care:
The project supports over 150 children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. They are facilitated to access education, food and clothing. They lost their parents when they were enrolled in the programs. A total of fifty of these are housed in members residents.
The program Linked street and destitute children who qualify to join secondary schools with our Networks of the same. The program also supports students in secondary schools and universities.
The project provides basic training skills in tailoring/dressmaking and soapmaking to Mothers and Youths also Micro-credit scheme program, which caters for those with business skills. The women and Youths on how they can be assisted with funds to enable them to start micro-business to support their families.
It is important to note that the organization has continued to play a pivotal role in the area of HIV/AIDS. For instance, the organization has continued to participate effectively in prevention initiatives as well as taking care of the PLWAs who can not equally take care of their families through any meaningful productive labor. The main areas of assistance have focused on the provision of food, clothing as well as psycho-social support. Similarly, the organization has continued to offer orphan care with emphasis on education, food, and clothing. In all these endeavours, the organization continues to rely on individual well wishers and corporate donor organizations. Vision promoting a just and healthy society built on the potential initiatives and capabilities of individuals, families and communities, the organization sought through her mission to harmonize and integrate local efforts for wholistic community empowerment. It was envisaged that this could be achieved. to harmonize and integrate local efforts for wholistic community empowerment. It was envisaged that this could be achieved through the targeted programming on issues that affect the weak, marginalized and also vulnerable groups.
Cooperative or Membership Association
Primary Country Where Active:
Location (Town, City, District or Region)
Postal Address (Main Contact)
Address 00400-22981 Nairobi Kassarani , Nairobi Area 00254 Kenya