Women in Development (CWID) is a registered and independent,
profit making women organization with objectives on women and
children issues. The organization was established in the year 2006 to
identify and reinforce women’s role in leadership development
and good governance. The organization in addition, serves as the
secretariat to the Pwani Gender Based Violence Network, which is a
group effort of the various organizations addressing issues of gender
in general and gender based violence in particular at the Coastal
Region of Kenya in collaboration with National Commission on Gender
organization has various running
projects which are:
and awareness of gender
based violence in the Coastal region. This is done in
with Pwani GBV network.
Empowerment - through
Microfinance loaning Scheme- this project supports members in
designing small projects and advancing small start up loans which
payable within a period is ranging from one to three years, E.g.
Goat rearing project in Kilifi and Malindi.
Action Campaign, The
project advocates for the government
health strategies to
the needs of poor people in order for the MDGs to be met as well as
the demand of development strategies.
This we do in partnership with FHOK, Kwetu Training Centre and MTG
under the umbrella of DSW and IED.
hygiene and sanitation in
slums; in this project, women and youths are trained in observing
household hygiene. This is also done to promote HIV/AIDS awareness
activities at the household levels.
support for girls in poor
families;this project identifies bright girls from poor families that
are reflected in CWID projects and offer support by facilitating them
to continue with schooling without interruption which is often
occassioned by sending Support Request Application (SRA) to government
run bursary funds, Constituency Development Funds (CDF) donors,
individuals and corporate well wishers.
- Campaign on fight against
malaria; the project targets to empower the community with
skills and resources of controlling and preventing the spread of
malaria and its impacts.
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