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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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization membership is open to all women from the age of 18years. Kindly go to the membership column for more information.

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  Click the link below to watch the FGM Video sang by Mtunasi, a youth from Mt. Elgon FGM network. The video was produced with support from UNFPA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLUtXMUYpyk

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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization held a community dialogue for community leaders on the abandonment of FGM/C and early marriage on September 4, 2013 at ICM Kopsiro. For more information, see...

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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization celebrates International Women's Day at Laico Regency under the theme, "Women inspire change: Build peace."                                                                

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