Village Hopecore International

VHI was founded to foster integrated economic and social progress in the rural communities of Africa, beginning in Chogoria, Kenya. Its mission is to improve the lives and social conditions for families in economically impoverished villages. VHI's philosophy places emphasis on the village as the heart of African life and honors the belief that improvement in village life must spring from the people themselves through programs they create, own and implement

Village Hopecore International
P.O. Box 191
Chogoria, Eastern Province 60401
Kenya
(+254)07292925089
http://www.villagehopecore.org

Founder & CEO

Dr. Kajira (KK) Mugambi

Management Team

Dr. Kajira (KK) Mugambi, Albert Wafula Juma

Board of Directors

Daryl Petrick, Max Dunn, Steve Beck, Ken McGrath, Barbara Boseman-Moss, Carol Clinton, Phil Rasori, Liz Applegate, Barry Wood, Philip M. Rasori, Dr. Kajira (KK) Mugambi, Albert Wafula Juma

Mission

VHI was founded to foster integrated economic and social progress in the rural communities of Africa, beginning in Chogoria, Kenya. Its mission is to improve the lives and social conditions for families in economically impoverished villages. VHI's philosophy places emphasis on the village as the heart of African life and honors the belief that improvement in village life must spring from the people themselves through programs they create, own and implement

Programs

Our programs are based on 3 initiatives: 1.) microfinance for microenterprise development, 2.) health promotion & disease prevention and 3.) training & education. We provide loans to groups of 12 people to use for building a small business that will support their family. Our health program focuses on malaria prevention, HIV, nutrition, chronic diseases and maternal and child health. Education and training and incorportated into both of these programs to increase individual & community capacity

Statistics on Village Hopecore International

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $84,800
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $84,800
  • Other funding sources: Giving Hands, Segal Family Foundation, Rotary Club International, Kinga Jami- income generating project, Kenya Ministry of Health (medicine gifts in kind)
  • Religious Affiliation: none