- Nairobi County
- Kilifi County
- Kisii County
- Busia County
- Kakamega County
- Kisumu County
Let's Help African girls Give Them Hope a future Life.
Our GOAL is to create an environment where adolescent girls can discover as a community, their capacities and potential, achieve self-value, self-actualization and acquiring bodily autonomy and knowledge to make informed choices as measured by health seeking behavior, access to quality education, economic security, control over their bodies and health.
Goal 1. Ending poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Goal 2. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages
Goal 3. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Goal 4. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
The Program works with most at risk girls to promote access to quality education through initiatives that creates safe spaces for girls, support girls to stay and excel in school and encourage girls to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
FOHA works with schools in Dandora, Kariobangi, Korogocho, Kayole, Mukuru, Mathare and Babadogo Slums with approximately 700 girls and 300 boys through:
A Very High Proportion of girls will be sole supporters of themselves and dependent children at some
point in their lives. The likelihood of this is greatest for girls who come from poor families (Bottom 40%)
and who are married/bear children under the age of 20. The numbers are not small and the
consequences are significant. Failing to invest in these girls is, in effect, planned poverty.
Building Adolescent Girls’ Economic Skills project integrated economic empowerment and skills building
on financial literacy, assets building and social entrepreneurship enabling them to create a culture of
saving, innovation, talent building and development and, initiate their own individual or collective
The project has training and support 200 girls’ ages 11-21 years on Financial Management, Business Development, social entrepreneurship and resource mobilization.
The goal is the program is to Increase girls’ participation in spaces where key decisions are made in all levels of development a. Girls’ Building Bridges Initiative: The project aims at Increasing Young women Participation in spaces where key women health and health decisions are made. We implement and support interventions for girls by girls to position them in Local and National spaces where policies makes/stakeholders meet to discuss and make policies that affect them b. East Africa Young Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Initiative – an initiative to strengthen young women’s leadership in East Africa. Global Fund for Women is partnering with Akilli Dada in an innovative initiative in East Africa. The overarching goal is to create a cadre of young c. Women leaders in Kenya and Tanzania with enhanced conceptual clarity, strategic vision, and organizing capacity to strengthen their organizations and build movements d. Alumnae Initiatives: Alumnae Initiatives is a platform for girl’s alumnae of the Okoa wasichana wetu and other projects to become community advocates and youth Mentors in their community .The project provide them with a unique opportunity to create and follow through on leadership initiatives of their own making.