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Celebrating the Mothers of Uweza

Today we are celebrating some of the mothers of Uweza for all that they do and have been through that often goes unrecognized. Read below as we share their experiences, advice, and thoughts on motherhood.Photos and story by Mufadhal Musa and Cedrick Joseph "To be a mother is very important…
Uweza
May 9, 2021
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Program Participant Spotlight: Winny

Winny is an Uweza all-star who makes the most of every opportunity. She never misses a session of our girls' life skills club and has represented our taekwondo classes at a national tournament. She's always one of the first to arrive for our art classes and has already sold two…
Uweza
April 19, 2021
Girls Club

Girls Club Arts and Crafts Class

In addition to life skills sessions, the members of our girls' empowerment program participate in arts and crafts activities such as beading and crochet. This gives them the opportunity to express themselves creatively and also learn valuable new skills that they can use to earn income in the future. A…
Uweza
March 4, 2020
Girls Club

Taekwondo lessons are back

After a brief hiatus and in response to requests from members of our girls' empowerment club, our taekwondo lessons are back with a new teacher! He holds a black belt and has been a member of the national takewondo team. The lessons are being held two times a month after…
Uweza
February 26, 2020
Girls Club

Jumping for Joy

Starting this month, we will be incorporating jump rope into our girls' empowerment club activities. Moving forward, they will spend two weeks a month participating in jump rope and two weeks a month on taekwondo after their life skills sessions. The girls were so excited to start this past Sunday…
Uweza
February 5, 2020
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#Thankful Tuesday: Girls’ Empowerment Program

#GivingTuesday┬áis just two 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. Winny has been a member of our Girls' Empowerment Program for several years. She is also…
Uweza
November 19, 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
Girls Club

A Girl’s Journey

What happens when you give girls the opportunity to speak for themselves? For the last three years, Uweza Foundation has provided an answer to this question by providing an open space at their center where girls from Kibera can meet and discuss issues relevant to their daily lives out without…
Uweza
March 26, 2016