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Mentorship: an intervention to mold positive behavior

Young people need continuous support in the form of mentorship and development of social and life skills. In a fast changing world, navigating life can be challenging and without adult support and guidance for the youth, we could lose them to social ills, depression and anxiety that would adversely affect…
Uweza
August 9, 2021
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Restoring Livelihoods: Our COVID-19 Response with UN Women

(Photo credit: http://www.screenshotproductions.org) Covid-19 robbed people's livelihoods. Communities like those Uweza supports experienced job losses and became even more vulnerable. At the height of the pandemic in 2020, families living in urban informal settlements were worst hit. With prolonged lockdowns, curfews and closure of schools; many were pushed to the…
Uweza
August 7, 2021
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Saying No to Period Poverty

By: Atieno Muyuyi Photo credit: Mufadhal Musa Having periods is still unaffordable in Kenya...we still have a big number of teenage girls and even married women who can’t access sanitary towels or afford to buy one! We still have areas that use traditional methods when it comes to menstruation! We…
Uweza
June 8, 2021
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Tender Notice: TENDER FOR PROVISION OF FABRIC AND/OR ELASTICS


Procuring Entity: Uweza Foundation Description: Supply of fabric and elastics Closing Date: 11th September, 2020 Uweza Foundation is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that empowers children and youth in Kibera, Kenya to pursue a path to a better future through the discovery and development of their talents and abilities. Uweza Foundation…
Uweza
September 8, 2020
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The Women of Kibera

Despite years of programming and attention on girls’ and women’s empowerment, the status of women in Kenya is not encouraging. 39% of women ages 15-49 who have ever been married report sexual or physical violence within their marriage. Less than half of currently married and employed women who earn cash are…
Uweza
March 8, 2019