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