Murang’a

Description:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muranga_County

Charities:

Action for Children in Conflict UK in Kenya

  • Action for Children in Conflict Summary Information Protecting street and other acutely vulnerable children in Thika since 2004 Action for Children in Conflict UK in Kenya is a registered non-governmental organisation that has been implementing programmes aimed at preventing, supporting and rehabilitating street and vulnerable children and their families in Thika and neighboring districts. Vision A world of equal and sustainable opportunities for every child Mission To improve and sustain the holistic development of children, young people and their families by facilitating access to justice, education, health and psychosocial and socio-economic support. This involves empowering communities to participate in the provision of fair and sustainable opportunities. Aims 1. To provide comprehensive services to enable street children to sustainably return to society 2. To enable vulnerable communities to support themselves so that they do not become donor dependant 3. To build and maintain local networks to support vulnerable children, engaging all relevant stakeholders in this mission, ensuring prompt, effective information sharing and dialogue, and the utilisation of best practice templates to better assist the most vulnerable AfCiC Programmes: Education Empowerment – a School Drop Out Prevention Project, working directly with teachers in poor public primary schools to target those most at risk and meet their needs whilst still in a schooling environment; Non Formal Education for out of school youth; Child Play Therapy Sessions in Thika Women’s Prison and a Child Sponsorship programme for former street children attending secondary schools and special schools. • Economic Empowerment – Skills Training for older street youth, Family Sponsorship and Livelihoods support for acutely vulnerable families and for those displaced by the post election violence. • A residential street children’s Interim Care Centre for children who cannot immediately rejoin their families; carrying out intensive non-formal education, rehabilitation, counselling and family reintegration work. Kenyan Children’s Legal Aid Work (KCLAW) providing free legal advice to children and guardians and advocating for children’s rights and fair treatment. • School Feeding programmes & Holiday Clubs in St Patrick’s Primary School, Karibaribi and Garissa Road Primary School feeding over 1500 vulnerable children, helping to keep them off the street and away from abuse and • Children Lead the Way: Children Lead the Way [CLTW] is an innovative project aimed at creating decent jobs for working boys and girls with special focus on children affected by HIV/AIDS. The project seeks to address traditional gender stereotypes and practices that hinder development. However, with all the good intentions the project is being implemented in Thika and some neighbouring districts • Civic Education- AfCiC has partnered with Amkeni Wakenya which is a UNDP-led Facility whose mission is to provide support to civil society to facilitate citizens’ engagement in democratic governance and reforms. The partnership is geared “Towards Free, Fair and Peaceful General Elections in 2013” with emphasis on facilitating active and effective citizen participation.
  • NGO
  • Type of Work:
    • Education (children)
    • Health care
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Orphans/ orphanage
    • Poverty alleviation
    • Social justice
    • Water/sanitation
    • Rehabilitation of street children Legal aid for women and children
  • Contact: kenya@actionchildren.org

Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme

  • BHESP’s mission is “To influence policy and facilitate provision of quality health services, human rights awareness, legal services and economic empowerment for bar hostess and sex workers”.
  • NGO registered in Kenya
  • Type of Work:
    • Health care
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Poverty alleviation
    • Social  justice
    • Most at risk populations (MARS)

    health care, HIV/AIDS, poverty alleviation, social justice, most at risk populations (MARS) Policy

  • Contact: info@bhesp.org

 

Boys’ Essence Organization

  • TO RESTORE AND UPHOLD THE DIGNITY AND INTEGRITY OF THE BOY-CHILD.
  • NGO registered in Kenya
  • Type of Work:
    • Agriculture
    • Education (children)
    • Environment
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Poverty alleviation
    • Social justice
    • Water/sanitation
  • Contact: boysessence@gmail.com