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Uweza Aid Foundation

Org #71919
Vetted since 2019
2008
year founded
$26,624
raised on GlobalGiving
8
months fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Uweza works in Kibera, the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya and home to an estimated 500,000 to 800,000 residents. Uweza recognizes that Kibera residents are creative, resilient and resourceful and that sustainable change requires a future generation that is more educated, motivated and empowered. Founded in 2008, today we provide 300 Kenyan children and youth with unique opportunities to pursue a path to a better future through the discovery and development of their talents and abilities - gaining education and ultimately earning incomes that utilize their own inherent strengths.

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Jennifer Sapitro
Jennifer Sapitro
Team
Jennifer Sapitro, Japheth Okoth, Charles Kaindi
Organization Information
PO Box 2849
New York, NY 10163
United States
330-242-2569
Organization Information
PO Box 2849
New York, NY 10163
United States
330-242-2569

Project Reports

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Jun 29, 2020
COVID-19 In Kibera and Our Response
On March 13, shortly after we wrote our last report, the Kenyan government announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country. The next day, we closed our office, art gallery, and...
Mar 2, 2020
100 Children and Youth Empowered through Education and Training This Year
The begining of the year is a busy time for us here in Kibera as it is the beginning of the school year. Our staff have been spending their time visiting schools, paying school fees, purchasing...
 
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