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.
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.
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
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.
AWAK team actively participated in a three-day workshop held in Nakuru County, dedicated to disseminating the findings of the Kenya Time Use Survey (KTU) report in regards to Unpaid Care and Domestic Work.
In an exciting development, the AWAK has forged a powerful alliance with Človek v ohrození (People in Need – Slovakia) through their Real Gifts for Vulnerable People project which is set to bring about positive changes in the lives of vulnerable households and communities, particularly in Likoni Slums, Mombasa.
AWAK participated in a transformative Home Based Child Care workshop organized by Global Development Incubator (GDI) in partnership with Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN).
Our field officers engaged with exhibitors, gaining invaluable lessons that will undoubtedly shape the future of our initiatives.
AWAK in partnership with the Croda Foundation, is thrilled to announce the official launch of Phase 3 of the Resilient Recovery for Vulnerable mothers living in the Urban Informal Settlements Project (RRP) aimed at addressing key challenges faced by vulnerable families.
In an exciting stride towards revolutionizing agriculture in Machakos County, the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya (AWAK) participated in discussions at the Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme (ASDSP II) for Umbrella Bodies
The AGRF Summit 2023 continues to be a pivotal moment in the journey towards a greener, more sustainable, and gender-inclusive agricultural future for Africa
Through the Agroforestry and Soil Health Project, AWAK aims to harness the power of agroforestry—a holistic approach that integrates tree planting with traditional agriculture. This innovative approach not only rejuvenates the soil but also provides an array of benefits, from improved crop yields to carbon sequestration and enhanced biodiversity.
In a groundbreaking partnership, AWAK has joined forces with the Office of the First Lady, Her Excellency Mama Rachel Ruto, under the ‘Mama Doing Good’ initiative.
AWAK launches groundbreaking 2023-2027 Strategic Plan, charting an ambitious path toward promoting gender equality, women’s empowerment, and sustainable agricultural practices in the agricultural landscape for women across the nation.
Coca Cola Coastal Bottlers Kenya, recognizing the potential of women and youth entrepreneurs, has initiated a program aimed at supporting start-ups. This program offers cooler boxes and Coca-Cola products to budding entrepreneurs.
International Women’s Day 2023 In many countries, women face significant
A showcase of the IMPACT created by the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya through the Resillient Recovery Project for vulnerable women and mothers living in urban slums.
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