Young African Women initiatives (YAWI) is a legal entity in Kenya with its headquarters in Nakuru. In Kenya YAWI has operations mainly in Nakuru county. YAWI is an African based organization for gender equality, women, children and girl’s rights. We sensitize women and the community at large on embracing freedom of women from all form of violence, economic injustices, sexual and reproductive health, girl’s education and women economic empowerment.
To promote, protect and advocate for the rights of women to ensure their freedom form all forms of violence and provide them with tools and resources necessary to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency.
African women to live in a world that embraces integrity, peace, prosperity, respect for human rights, and freedom from oppression.
What we do
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