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Photography

Kenya Through the Eyes of Photography Students

A few weeks ago, we graduated our second cohort of photography students. As part of their graduation, they were tasked with taking photos on any subject in Kenya. The best 43 photos were selected, exhibited at the graduation, and are posted here. The collection offers a glimpse into life in…
Uweza
November 16, 2019
SponsorshipThank you

Thankful Tuesday: Sponsorship Program

#GivingTuesday is just three weeks from today! We will be spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and dedicating our posts to appreciating groups and individuals who make our work possible. Today, our focus is on our Sponsorship Program. This program matches a sponsor, who makes monthly or annual…
Uweza
November 12, 2019
Art ProgramThank youUweza Art Gallery

Thankful Tuesday: Uweza Art Gallery

#GivingTuesday is just four weeks from today! We will be spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and dedicating our posts to appreciating groups and individuals who make our work possible. Today, our focus is on Uweza Art Gallery. To date, with your support, we have generated just over 5,200,000…
Uweza
November 5, 2019
Girls Club

International Day of the Girl

Happy International Day of the Girl! Golden Girls Power, our girls' club named by the girls themselves, meets every Sunday. The club provides girls with a safe place to meet, learn, gain confidence, develop healthy, positive friendships, and be reminded on a regular basis that they are strong, powerful and…
Uweza
October 11, 2019
Uweza Soccer Academy

Gear for Girls Fundraiser Update: We did it!!

This year, we have made the equal participation of girls and women one of our priorities in our soccer program, Uweza Soccer Academy. Although the number of Women's and Girls Under-16 teams in the community is steadily rising, they don't receive even close to the amount of support or attention…
Uweza
October 1, 2019
Bright Futures

New Bright Futures Sewing Course

Today, we launched a three-month sewing and tailoring course instructed by Kibera-bashed fashion designer David Avido. The students are members of our Bright Futures program for young mothers and our women's soccer team. They will be covering all the basics of sewing and at the end, will be making products…
Uweza
September 16, 2019
Photography

World Press Photo Photography Training

Last week, our photography students had the chance to attend a two-day Word Press Photo Photography Training at PAWA 254. The training was led by renowned Kenyan photographers and covered topics such as telling your own story, the importance of citizen journalism, using photography to promote environmental conservation and bring…
Uweza
September 9, 2019