Month: April 2016

Institutional Development

The overall objective of this pillar is to enable WEL become a dynamic, self-sustaining and effective women and girls’ rights organization. WEL will become a stable and highly performing organization with a diversified resource base. Our interventions for each of these are elaborated thus: a)Organizational Learning and Accountability:Human resources development: create spaces and opportunities for staff to undertake professional growth and development and staff welfare; ensure a supportive climate for knowledge management, learning and innovation; andestablish a multi-sectoral technical reference group. b)Resource Mobilization: Resource mobilization strategy: Develop and operationalize detailed well thought through resource mobilization strategy, policy and plans...

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Transformative Leadership and Governance

WEL envisions a world where empowered women and men can work together to address gender inequalities and promote transformational leadership and development for a just society. The program seeks to increase the number of women in leadership positions (decision making positions), be they appointed, elected or nominate

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Elimination of Violence Against Women & Girls

Ending violence against women and girls remains one of the most serious and ongoing challenges worldwide. Women’s Empowerment Link – WEL focuses on Elimination of Violence against Women & Girls by facilitating development, promotion and enforcement of appropriate mechanisms for prevention, protection and response to violence against women. WEL’s prevention and response working groups in Nairobi, Naivasha and Mombasa has facilitated support for over 74,000 members of the communities. WEL establishes multi-sectoral community VAWG working groups   with  membership from government, CBOs, FBOs, women and youth groups. Currently there are ongoing groups in the following areas:- Kamukunji Kasarani Kibera Dagoreti...

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Economic Empowerment for Sustainable Livelihoods

Women face unprecedented challenges to their livelihoods, their identities, their institutions, and their sense of place in the evolving global village. The aim of this program is to strengthen the livelihoods base of women ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT We enhance economic opportunities for women through development of knowledge and skills as well as linking them to business development support services. These include efforts towards improved confidence and self-esteem among the women and girls. EXTRACTIVE SECTOR WEL builds capacity of women to engage effectively with private sector engaging in extractiveswhich includes negotiations, planning and dialogue as well as increasing access to information....

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