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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Regional Seminar on the Empowerment of W…

Regional Seminar on the Empowerment of Women in Africa

Regional seminar on the Emporment of Women in Africa to contribute to the global movement of Post Beijing+20 under the theme "African Women Fist Era". Hon. Kones on behalf of...

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Former Vice President of Spain, and The …

Former Vice President of Spain, and The president of Fundación Mujeres port África

Former Vice President of Spain, and The president of Fundación Mujeres port África" (Women for Africa Foundation) H.E. Ms. María Teresa Fernández dela Vega, Visiting MYWO.  The visit was to...

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CSW Meeting

  9 – 20th March 2015, MYWO will host a side event during the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York. The Event will...

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Strategic Plan

Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization is currently reviewing its strategic plan 2015 - 2020.

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Micro-Finance Development and Management…

Micro-Finance Development and Management Capacity Building

  On the 28th January 2014 Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization National Secretary Mrs. Elizabeth Mayieka accompanied H.E Governor James Ongwae; the County Commissioner Chege Mwangi and Prof. Esther Gicheru from the...

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  31st January 2015, the Former Vice President of Spain and President of the Women for Africa Foundation, Maria Teresa Fernández de la Vega visiting MYWO accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Lands,...

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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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