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Empowering Women through Business

Sustainable Development Goal 8 envisions a world with full and productive employment and decent jobs for all. Even though there are a lot of interventions by government, private and non-governmental sectors, the unemployment gap is yet to be closed.  Youth in rural and urban informal settlements are especially vulnerable when…
Uweza
July 27, 2022
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Our Second Paint & Sip

We have had an artsy month and the highlight of this was our 2nd Paint & Sip held at Kofisi Africa's beautiful space in Karen. Thanks to the support of our partners, Kofisi, OAM Studios and Kuzi Trading Company as well as everyone who attended, it was a fun-filled night…
Uweza
July 1, 2022
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Teambuilding Paint & Sip with Novozymes Kenya

Last month, we were grateful for the opportunity to lead a Paint and Sip teambuilding event with Novozymes Kenya. It was a great evening of painting, enjoying a meal, and engaging with Uweza Art Gallery artists. And everyone went home with a beautiful piece of art! Our next Paint & Sip…
Uweza
June 20, 2022
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Super Cosmetics investing in Education

Education plays a critical role in achieving sustainable economic growth. One of the targets for Sustainable Development Goal 4, is to substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills,  in order to improve the number of decent jobs and entrepreneurs by…
Uweza
June 16, 2022
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Paint and Sip – Second Edition

Join us for an evening of art and fun at Kofisi Africa in Karen! On Thursday 30th June, we'll host an evening of painting, led by Uweza's artists. You'll get the chance to sip on some wine or juice, mingle with other guests, and go home with your own beautiful…
Uweza
June 3, 2022
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Marking Menstrual Hygiene Day

According to the World Bank statistics, at least 500 million women and girls globally lack adequate facilities for menstrual hygiene management (MHM).  Every year on May 28, the work marks Menstrual Hygiene Day to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management…
Uweza
May 29, 2022
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Uweza’s First Paint and Sip Event

While poets express themselves with words, visual artists do so with painting or drawing. Painting creates an opportunity to convey ideas, express emotion, use senses, explore color, explore process and outcomes, and create aesthetically pleasing works and experiences. Every year, the world celebrates Creativity & Innovation Day on the 21st…
Uweza
April 26, 2022
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Developing the Kibera Community through Soccer

In the words of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, “Sport has the power to align our passion, energy and enthusiasm around a collective cause. And that is precisely when hope can be nurtured and trust can be regained. It is in our collective interest to harness the tremendous power…
Uweza
April 6, 2022
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Building the Next Generation of Artistic Talent

Students across Kenya are currently on a long break from school until the end of April and this can be a risky time for children in Kibera if they are not engaged in productive activities. So for the next several weeks, we will be holding our art classes six days…
Uweza
March 21, 2022