JAAWABU For Communities started as a call for mentorship and guidance in Kibera slums, during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we have grown and expanded our programs in the last twelve months.
Looking back, I am proud of what JAAWABU for Communities Organization has achieved. We have managed to launch different programs and impacted 350 school girls, 30 teenage mothers, 57 schoolboys and 20 widows. We also managed to launch Manzi Wa Maana program for girls, Tabasamu program for widows and Angaza program for boys. Both Manzi wa Maana and Angaza programmes are for mentorship programs and Tabasamu program for economic empowerment.
We also partnered with different organisations like Love your Neighbour Organisation, The Strength Finder Foundation, Soles for African child organisation among others. Through these partnerships, we were able to travel to counties in Kenya, like Kilifi, Narok, Pokot and Baringo to carry out our mentorship programmes and economic empowerment activities.
To empower African women to transform their economy and environment through innovative and sustainable programs, relevant and customized training, equal access to resources and community leadership.
Often, we forget the pressure the widows in the community go through by independently raising their children. Answering to this...
According to a report by the United Nation Population Fund, between 2016 to 2017, Kenya recorded 378,397 teenage pregnancies cases....
The boy-child has been forgotten for a very long time. We have concentrated on empowering their fellow ladies. The question...
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