Empower the Slum Woman for Sustainable livelihood

by Institute for Development and Welfare Services


Institute for Development Welfare Services (IDEWES) main goal is to develop and empower the women in the slum areas for sustainable livelihood. We create sustainable solutions to economically empower the women to have a healthy livelihood to support their families and communities as a whole. Bridging the gap to solve the issues of inequality amongst the men and women who have been constrained by the customs and traditional norms holding them back from economic stability.
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Poverty has grown rapidly leaving women in a state of depression not knowing what to do. Men are busy toiling working to make ends meet yet they don't allow their women to participated in house provision. Life in the slum areas has become straining to the women and children in the society which has turn to hinder the economic growth of our country. The impact is so huge and only a few initiatives has been put in place to bridge the gap. traditional norms and cultures are also a hindrance


Sensitize and train the women on their rights and values Provide business and life skill training to enable them establish themselves Create awareness and sensitize men on women rights and why they should allow women to participate in economic development. Provide and support them with possible resources to enable them start business. Guide the women to form support groups and group savings and loans.

Long-Term Impact

Increased knowledge and understanding of economic development. Community trained on business and life skills. Women understand their roles in the country's economy 200 men and women set up businesses, engaged in income generating activities and others linked to the job market. Women and men saving groups formed Both husband and wife participate in providing for the family. Improved livelihood of women, men and children. 1000 people will be affected by this program



Organization Information

Institute for Development and Welfare Services

Location: Nairobi, Africa - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.idewes.org
Project Leader:
Judith Muga
Nairobi, Africa Kenya

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