November 2023

Graduation Media

Celebrating Success: Vulnerable Mothers and Fathers from Mathare Slum Graduate.

n a joyous celebration in Mathare’s Mashimoni ward, the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya marked a significant milestone—the graduation of participants in the Resilient Recovery Project (RRP). This transformative initiative has been instrumental in empowering vulnerable mothers and fathers in the urban informal settlements of Mathare.

Graduation Media

Celebrating Success: Real Gifts Project Participants Graduate.

AWAK proudly celebrated the achievements of the 1st Cohort of the Real Gifts Project. The participants, who exhibited commendable dedication and active involvement throughout the training sessions, were honored with certificates of participation and equipped with essential starter kits to kick start their transformative journey.


Empowering Urban Communities: A Successful Chapter in the Resilient Recovery Project for Vulnerable Mothers in Nairobi’s Mathare Slums.

The success of the Resilient Recovery Project in Mathare’s Mashimoni ward underscores the transformative impact of community empowerment. Through practical training and a resilient spirit, vulnerable mothers and fathers are not merely recipients of assistance but active contributors to their own betterment.


AWAK attends the Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care(WE-CARE) Phase 5.1 Inception Workshop.

AWAK recently attended the We-Care Phase 5.1 inception workshop, an intensive two-day session, hosted in collaboration with implementing partners Youth Alive! Kenya and funded by Oxfam in Kenya, aimed at fortifying the impact of the Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care) program


Celebrating Success: Resilient Recovery Project Participants Graduate.

AWAK proudly honored the achievements of the 3rd and 4th Cohorts of participants who successfully completed the Resilient Recovery Project (RRP). Under this transformative initiative, these resilient mothers and fathers engaged in a diverse range of training activities, including urban farming, food processing (baking), clean energy (briquettes making), business development skills, and mental wellness.


AWAK Advocates for Inclusivity and Gender Mainstreaming at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Strategic Plan Validation Workshop

In a significant stride towards ensuring gender inclusivity and responsiveness, AWAK was proudly represented at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Validation workshop held at Mercure Hotel in Nairobi County, marking a crucial step towards the drafting of KNBS’s strategic plan for the years 2023 – 2027.

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Transformative Impact: AWAK and Croda Foundation’s Collaborative Triumph in The Slums of Nairobi,Kenya.

AWAK had the distinct honor of hosting our esteemed donors,The Croda Foundation, for the Resilient Recovery Project – RRP Project in a significant event in Nairobi County, where our dedicated field team, led by our National Executive Chair lady, accompanied the Executive Director of Croda Foundation, Mr. Rommel Moseley, and Grant Associate, Mr. Ben Smitton, got to visit beneficiaries from Korogocho and Kawangware slums – the heart of the RRP Project.