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Read about our most recent grantees from our East Africa Leadership Program.

Justus Nyongesa Wanyama, Rhoda Otieno – RICEP Korogocho

2018-10-09T12:40:34+00:00

Justus Nyongesa Wanyama and Rhoda Otieno are the founders of the project, Rescued and Improved Community Empowerment Programme(RICEP), located in Kenya. The project rescues, trains, and empowers teenage mothers and youth in Korogocho slums. They teach the youth skills in hairdressing and beauty, barbering, counseling, entrepreneurship, and management skills. The [...]

KOPOI PRIMARY SCHOOL – Construction of pit Latrine at Kopoi Primary School

2018-10-08T02:47:26+00:00

At Kopoi Primary School 102 girls do not have access to safe and sanitary toilet and bathroom facilities. This leads to many young women missing school while menstruating, and exposes them to dangerous and unsanitary conditions. For the women of the community this poses a serious barrier to education. Moses [...]

Kepha Abongo- Boya Women Support Group – Loom Machine for Stitching Orphans glitches in Muhuru Bay

2018-10-01T15:27:32+00:00

In Muhuru-Bay, orphans have special physical and psychological needs which are not adequately met by a community already weakened by AIDS and burdened with oppression, poverty and disease. These orphans are left without food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, education and parental support. Vulnerable and financially desperate orphaned children are more likely [...]

Angella Nankindu – Training Unemployed youth in weaving and entrepreneurship skills

2018-10-01T15:08:52+00:00

Angella Nankindu is the founder of the project, Training Unemployed Youth in Weaving and Entrepreneurship Skills, located in Uganda. The project has key people among the staff who will be directly responsible for implementation of the project and they include 6 volunteer mentors, experts, advisors, and consultants who are experienced [...]

Jenifa Ogutu Oduory – Pawpaw commercialization for profit and improved livelihood

2018-09-26T02:31:12+00:00

Jenifa Ogutu Oduory is the founder of the project, Pawpaw Commercialization for Profit and Improved Livelihood, located in Kenya. It is a project aimed at improving the socio-economic conditions of the communities living around the region in hopes of taming the prevailing poverty and unemployment. The project is managed by [...]

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