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Back to school for Uweza Program Participants

At the beginning of this month, students throughout Kenya returned to the school for the first time since March 2020. Photographers Atieno Muyuyi and Mufadhal Musa checked in with three Uweza program participants at home and at their schools in Kibera to follow their journey back to school and learn…
Uweza
January 20, 2021
Thank you

The Best Things That Happened in 2020

It's been a rough year but we are grateful for so much. Here's a quick look at some of the good things that happened for us in 2020. Happy New Year and thank you for being part of Uweza this year!
Uweza
January 1, 2021
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Uweza (Virtual) Art Show – Video

On Saturday 12th December, we hosted the Uweza (Virtual) Art Show to provide friends and supporters around the world with a chance to connect with and learn about the Kibera-based artisans that we work with. If you weren't able to join or if you would just like to experience it…
Uweza
December 14, 2020
COVID-19

Empowering Women and Protecting Communities With UN Women

Last month, we initiated a new project aimed at economically empowering women and protecting communities during COVID-19, funded by UN Women. Over the last few weeks, together with Kenyan fashion designers KikoRomeo, we have been training 120 women tailors from six areas of Nairobi (Eastleigh, Kibra, Mathare, Kawangware, Korogocho, Kangemi)…
Uweza
September 28, 2020
COVID-19

Little by Little Campaign on Global Giving

Over the next five days, you can multiply the impact of your donation by supporting us through the Little by Little Campaign on GlobalGiving. All donations up to $50 will be matched at 50%!! This means that a $50 donation made during the week will earn us $25 in matching…
Uweza
September 14, 2020