22 | 07 | 2018

SAFE HOUSE PROJECT

SAFE HOUSE AND EMPOWERMENT CENTER

The Safe House for Women and Girls is meant to provide safe shelter, intensive case management, counselling, court advocacy, referral services, education and Empowerment (Trainings).

The Safe House will provide safe shelter as a source of immediate help for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

In Kenya women denied many right like education, ownership of family properties.

Some of the problems women go through include-:

-         Domestic Violence

-         Sexual abuse

-         Forced marriages

-         Female Genital Mutilation ( FGM)

-         Poverty

-         Health issues

-         Culture that uses women as tools and assets for misuse

-         Denial to access to education

-         When the husband dies women are forced to leave her late husband’s to the properties to them family. She is normally chased away.

 

Our Mission

  • Provide safe refuge to those affected by domestic abuse and  violence.
  • Provide training to women and girls
  • Provide support services to those affected by domestic abuse and violence.
  • Provide training and education to increase awareness of and prevention of domestic violence for the community we serve.
  • Advocate for social change and public policy that protect a women’s right

·         To create group feeling amongwomen.

·         To enhance the confidence and capabilitiesofwomen.

·          To develop collective decision making amongwomen.

·         To encourage habit of saving among women and facilitate the accumulation of their own capital resourcebase.

·         To motivate women taking up social responsibilities particularly related towomen development.

·         Sensitization camps - On Human Rights and Women Rights like Land Rights, Property Rights, Right to Equality etc.; On various Acts like Dowry Prohibition Act, Domestic Violence Act , Minimum Wage Act, Labour Act etc: On various social issues like Child labour, Child marriages, Gender Discrimination,

Training programmers will include:

 

               Tailoring & embroidery, fashion designing courses

 

              Crafts and Beads

. Textile designing

              Detergent  making

              Farming – modern farming

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