family empowerment program

  • Jackline Mbaliru is 37 years old and is a single mother. She has 2 children with whom she stays with at Ruiru area opposite the ruiru Prison. She has rented a single room where she stays with her children. During a field visit, Jackline was identified by one of our area social workers, who latter […]

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  • In Kenya, many families live on less than $1.90 each day, which pushes children to drop out of school to find jobs and help provide for their families. At Macheo we believe the best way to care for vulnerable children is to help them and their families before they become abandoned. That’s why our intervention […]

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  • Macheo Children’s Centre sees families as central to supporting the growth and development of children and young people. The main focus of these services is on early intervention aiming to promote and protect the health, well-being and rights of all children, young people and their families. For this reason, we offer family support services to […]

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  • Investing in parent’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. Family empowerment is a creative and sustainable ways of economically empowering parents so that they are able to send and keep their children in school. Parent can contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways that recognize the […]

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  • Susan Mbuli is 27 years old and a mother of four children. She lives in a small one roomed house with her four children. To her paying rent and providing the basic needs for her children was a difficult task. She relied on casual jobs mainly washing clothes but these jobs were irregular. This meant […]

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  • A name and nationality is every child’s right, enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international treaties. Registering children at birth is the first step in securing their recognition before the law, safeguarding their rights, and ensuring that any violation of these rights does not go unnoticed. Birth registration is […]

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  • At Macheo we aim to inspire women with the courage to break free from the chains of limiting belief patterns and societal conditioning that have traditionally kept them suppressed and unable to see their true beauty and power. Women have the potential to change their own economic status, as well as that of the communities […]

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  • The Family Empowerment Program (FEP) works towards improving the situation of vulnerable children in the slums, by improving their family situation. The FEP empowers disadvantaged willing parents in becoming better caregivers. This program consists of a wide range of interventions tailored specifically to the family needs. These include seminars to educate families, counseling support, economic […]

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  • In Kenya, about 47% of the rural population is said to be below the poverty line. That means that about half of this population is therefore unable to consume a minimum requirement of food and essential non-food commodities. The effects of these have serious side effects on health and productivity of children and adults. Many […]

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  • Kenya has a big contrast in social and economic inequalities. This makes Kenya one of the most unequal countries in the sub-region. More than 40% of its population live below the poverty line. To many Kenyans, access to good health care, education, clean water and sanitation, is often a luxury. However, the government of Kenya […]

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