General Manager Oballah confers with the community Learning how to gain knowledge with the computer Benson, a football success and now in Sweden Friends from Illinois donated food - Thank You!

Equip Manyatta

Org #13655
Vetted since 2012 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$28,042
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Equip Manyatta is a charity organization created to assist a community-based organization in Western Kenya, the Manyatta Youth Resource Center (MYRC). The officers of Equip Manyatta were instrumental in assisting community members in Kisumu to establish the MYRC. The mission of the MYRC is to increase opportunities for youth living in the slums of Manyatta, Kisumu to participate in sporting activities and the performing arts, to provide health education, support school attendance, and to build the organization into a self sustaining enterprise. Manyatta is the largest slum in Western Kenya and is home to over 60,000 people living in an area of five square miles with little in the way of u... read more

Projects (1)

 
Project Leaders
Kathy Bailey
Kathy Bailey
Organization Information
PO Box 256
Philo, CA 95466
United States
707-895-3716
Organization Information
PO Box 256
Philo, CA 95466
United States
707-895-3716

Project Reports

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Jul 21, 2021
We Are There for Manyatta Youth
After the partial Covid lockdown was imposed in March 2021 throughout Kenya, schools were allowed to reopen in early May. That term is almost complete, and after a week’s break, a new term will...
Mar 24, 2021
A Bright Spot for Kids at a Difficult Time
In the midst of troubled times the Manyatta Youth Resource Centre (MYRC), with major funding from Equip Manyatta, continues to be an island of stability for young people and their community. The...
Nov 24, 2020
The MYRC's Work is More Important than Ever
As it has all over the world, Covid-19 has presented life changing challenges to those living in the Manyatta slums of Kisumu. The Manyatta Youth Resource Center has been there throughout to help...
 
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