Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization

Welcome

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) is a non-profit voluntary women's organization with a mission to improve the quality of life of the rural communities especially women and youth in Kenya. MYWO is managed from the Headquarter by an elected governing body and employed staff, the organization has branches in every administrative unit of the country, more than 25,000 group affiliates and, over 4 million individual members.

Projects

Overview

MYWO implements programs that are in line with her mission and are designed to improve services to women and the larger community.  Secondly, engage the government effectively to improve service delivery and formulate policies that bring about improvement. Our  projects include :

 

Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
Women and Development
Civic Education
Gender Equality
Gender & Governance

 

 

Vision & Mission

Our Vision:

"A society in which all women have equal opportunities, and are empowered to make choices in matters that directly affect them socially, economically and politically."


Our Mission:

"To nurture and empower women through various capacity building interventions that promote women’s rights, sustainable livelihoods and political standing in the Kenyan society."

Our Sponsors

  • USAID
  • UNICEF
  • UNWOEMN
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News & Events

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  A court in Kuria East in Migori county sentences parents  of  an 11 year old girl to three-years imprisonment  after forcing their daughter to undergo Female Genital Mutilation. Female Circumcision...

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Rahab Mwikali Muiu, National Chairperson (centre) addressing media during the 1st National Steering Committee meeting. Eileen Kendagor, 1st National Vice Chairperson (left) and Sureya Roble, 2nd National Vice Chairperson (right)...

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  Rukia Subow handing over officially to Sureya Roble, 2nd National Chairperson, MYWO

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Rukia Subow, the outgoing Chairperson Maendeleo Ya Wanawake and the Nominated Ambassador to Tehran, Iran addressing the media before handing over to the 2nd National Vice Chairperson, Sureya Roble at...

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Rukia Subow, Outgoing Chairperson Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization welcomed by the members of the New National Steering Committee.

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