WHO WE ARE
The Young Africa women initiative (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.
our programs Include
Access to clean green energy means, children rural areas experience a 50% increase in educational results while being able to read more in the evenings. Also, households in the accessing green and clean energy are s. . . Read More
Education For Girls
Elewa haki (Know Your Right) The aim of this program is to use an innovative model with a low cost communication network to empower young women and girls by connecting them to high-quality news and inform. . . Read More
Sexual And Productive Health Sensitization
Elewa haki (Know Your Right) The aim of this program is to use an innovative model with a low cost communication network to empower young women and girls by connecting them to high-quality news and information about. . . Read More
COVID-19 has had ripple effects that at some point may be deemed more catastrophic than the epidemic itself. This includes socio-economic, health, psycho-social and even increased Gender based violence effects. Evid. . . Read More
Women Economic Empowerment Program(WEEP)
Our approach to WEEP is a rights-based approach to women's empowerment, advancement and gender equality. Through WEEP, YAWI offers opportunities for progressive change by providing a pathway for women and girls to a. . . Read More
Human Rights and Gender equality program.
YAWI is committed to respecting human rights. Our motivation is deeply rooted in our core values. We promote a human rights-based approach to development and gender equality in our partnerships and work. In practice. . . Read More
This is how to find us
16326-20100 Nakuru, Kenya
+254703661439 or +254743246638