About            

                            Uzima means "Life"
                            Uzima is a multi-dimentional approach geared towards the mitigation of the adverse effects
                            in and associated linkages of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and HIV/AIDS pandemic.
                            The overall goal of the program is to improve the quality of life for its beneficiaries by enhancing
                            their capability forprevention and response, and their capacities against GBV, HIV/AIDS,stigma,
                            poverty and social exclusion.

                            Since its inception and through community outreaches and campaigns, Uzima has directly
                            impacted over 4,000 families, and over 10,000 people have been indirectly influenced by its activities.

                            

                Mission

                        To empower people and communities within Kangemi in situations of poverty, illiteracy,
                         disease and social injustice through economic and social programs enabling them realize
                        their own potential and thereby contribute in their development.

                              

                
                  Vision



                Creation of a society free from discrimination, where everyone has            
                fair access to adequate  human capabilities and the opportunity
                to actualize their potential.

                Goal

                        Elimination of discrimination against women and girls and their empowerment as equal
                        partners of development as men as well as of human rights, peace and security.


                Key interventions

  •   Vocational skills training to equip the vulnerable men and women with practical
    knowledge to be able to create or seek employment (fashion and design, electrical
    and solar installation, catering and adult literacy for the illiterate.)
  •  Livelihood support to increase the level of income in households for our beneficiaries
    to lead a decent life (greenhouse and poultry farming, beneficiaries share profit after
    selling of their produce, income generating activity support either through soft loans
    or business skills training and constant follow ups.
  •   Psychosocial support, individual counselling, group counselling.
  •   Safe spaces for beneficiaries to access safe and non-stigmatization multi-sectoral GBV 
    response services.
  •  Legal aid through referrals for survivors of gender-based violence, network with legal
    organization that offer free services.
  •   Nutritional support for persons living with HIV/AIDS to boost their health.
  •   Medical support for survivors of gender-based violence and persons living with HIV/AIDS
  •   HIV testing services
  •   Pastoral accompaniment
  •  Awareness creation on gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS and women empowerment through 
    school outreaches, community conversation, trainings and forums.

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