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Uweza Aid Foundation

Org #71919
Vetted since 2019
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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
Jennifer Sapitro, Japheth Okoth, Charles Kaindi
Organization Information
PO Box 2849
New York, NY 10163
United States
Organization Information
PO Box 2849
New York, NY 10163
United States

Project Reports

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Jun 23, 2021
The Value of Investing in Young People
In 2017, Uweza Art Gallery artists Syimon and Kevin started a t-shirt printing company. Combining savings from the sales of their paintings at the gallery and jobs they held, they purchased their...
Dec 25, 2020
Uweza's 2020 in Review
As is probably the case for many of you, this year has been one of dichotomies, highs and lows, challenges and achievements, struglges and successes. The pandemic has greatly affected and interrupted...
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...
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