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Action for Women and Children Concern (AWCC)

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AWCC is working to eradicate poverty, illiteracy, and inequalities, and empower women and children to reach their full potential. AWCC works for the protection of women and children's rights in the areas of education, FGM, forced child marriage, sexual and gender-based violence and human rights.

AWCC promotes campaigns on the importance of literacy and education for girls. AWCC provides teacher incentives and teaching and learning materials to increase the number of children completing education. AWCC also raises community awareness on the problems of FGM and early child marriage as well as the repercussions on the development of communities.

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Naret Olosho Foundation

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Naret-olosho is a registered non-profit community-based organization with the government of Kenya that seeks to empower children and especially the girl-child and women from the Masai community who lack accessibility to education and are subjected to forced early marriages at a tender age of 14 years. They also aim at providing better healthcare to women and children in the region.
The Masai are rooted in deep traditions of female genital mutilation (FGM) and they don't regard Education at all as a tool for change and empowerment.

 

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Tearfund

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Tearfund is an international NGO working across 40 countries globally through a network of local partners. Tearfund UK has a long-term commitment to working with churches globally with a vision to empower and enable them to address issues of poverty and injustice. Since 2010, Tearfund UK has been involved in building national and global movements of faith that have a vision to end sexual violence. 

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Ethiopian Media Women Association

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Ethiopian Media Women Association (EMWA) is a non-partisan; not-for-profit association established by like-minded women journalists and media professionals, and registered at Ministry of Justice in 1999. Following the Charities and Societies proclamation, EMWA re-registered as an Ethiopian resident society in 2013.

Since 1999, EMWA has been working towards the realization of its objectives by implementing various projects and programs in areas of raising the skills of media professionals and practitioners, enabling women to own and become beneficiary of alternative and community media, creating gender sensitive media in Ethiopia, improving women access and participation in the media, improving the image and representation of women in the media as well as the public’s perspective, where this contribute to reducing all the challenges of women concerns.

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L’Association des Jeunes pour le Bien-être Familial de Bogoya

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Based in northern Burkina Faso, AJBFB specialises in addressing harmful traditional practices that affect the health and well-being of women and girls, through community sensitisation, advocacy and the promotion of girls’ education.

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Divinity Foundation

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Divinity Foundation is a private humanitarian aid organisation founded by Osteopathic Practitioner, Nav Matharu. Divinity Foundation empowers and offer support to orphaned, abandoned and impoverished children and mothers in selected global regions through their healthcare, education and food aid programmes. They also provide humanitarian aid relief during civil unrest or natural disasters, when possible. They are a unique, private organisation that believes in nurturing young lives and investing time and money into helping those in need. Each person in the organisation is united with one common goal, to serve with "Health, Humanity and Healing".

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Dandelion Kenya

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Dandelion Kenya´s vision is to empower women and youth in marginalized areas in Rift Valley and improve physical, psychological and social wellbeing as well as economic livelihood. Dandelion Kenya is a grassroots non-profit organization based in Nakuru Kenya working with women and youth in the Rift Valley. Thematic areas include access to sexual and reproductive health and rights and economic empowerment for youth and women. The main population reached is adolescent girls.  Dandelion Kenya implements a comprehensive sexual education program (I Choose, My Life) across Nakuru, KenyaWithin the programme there are three projects targeting adolescent's access to sexual and reproductive health and rights services, information and participation, through creative writing and social media. Dandelion Kenya also works towards the eradication of FGM through advocacy.

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Community Empowerment Development Initiative – Marsabit (CEDIM)

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CEDIM is community based development organisation that was voluntarily formed in 2013. CEDIM exists to reduce poverty and vulnerability amongst pastoral and agro-pastoral within Laisamis districts through sustainable fostering of community empowerment training and facilitation of education, livelihoods development, governance, human rights advocacy and cultural heritage in diversity. To achieve this mission of sustainable community development CEDIM ensures the community capacity is built and empowered.  

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Christian Partners Development Agency (CPDA)

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Christian partners Development Agency is a non-profit organization that started as a relief organization, but later changed its mandate to governance and development programmes rather than relief, in order to come up with long term solutions to factors leading to poverty. CPDA’s vision is “empowered and connected communities” while its mission is “to promote democratic governance, gender equality and sustainable livelihoods for communities in Kenya and beyond through advocacy, partnerships and development programmes.”
 
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Governance and Democracy Programme
  • Alternative Leadership Project;
  • Gender and Governance Project.
  • Civic and Voter Education project.
  • Girl’s rights and FGM project.
  • Youth Empowerment project.
  • Advocacy
 
Integrated Food Security for Sustainable Livelihood Programme.
  • Sustainable Agriculture;
  • Community Health, Water and Sanitation;
  • HIV&AIDS Mainstreaming
Institutional Development Programme
  • Institutional Strengthening
  • Monitoring and Evaluation.
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Beyond FGM

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Beyond FGM's vision is a world free from genital mutilation. Their mission is to work with African midwives, young girls and their families, to help empower and educate all those involved in female genital mutilation, to help change their views and change the future of young women. Beyond FGM is a UK registered charity working at grass roots with Kepsteno Rotwo a community based organisation in Pokot, kenya to eradicate FGM. Beyond FGM was founded by Cath Holland, a Midwife and FGM campaigner from Grange-Over-Sands, Morecambe Bay.

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