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GRANI Project

The Grandmother Resilience and Nurturing Initiative (GRANI) was initiated by WEMIHS in 2003 as an informal response to address the negative impact of aged care providers bearing the burden of caring for AIDS orphans and vulnerable children.  The GRANI adapted a holistic approach to improving the ability of grandmothers to cope with the effects of

Comprehensive Early Childhood Development Initiative

CECDI’s goal is to improve the quality of life of children 0-8 with special needs (orphans and vulnerable children most affected by poverty and disease) in Kyuso District, Eastern Kenya. The project is premised on the fact that indigenous knowledge and practices occupy an integral position in child care ecology and therefore should be strengthened

Adolescent Girls And Youth Mentorship

The Girls’ Safe Spaces and Savings program is a grassroots adolescent mentorship program born from the need to tackle the rising needs faced by today’s youth including early pregnancy, high school drop outs, drug and substance abuse, prostitution and general hopelessness. WEMIHS, Population Council and HOW partnered for the purpose of addressing issues plaguing the

Strengthening Systems Of Child Protection

WEMIHS is grateful to the Stephen Lewis Foundation for the partnership opportunity that has made it possible for us to implement the unique Grandmother Resilience and Nurturing Initiative (GRANI). Through progressive work from GRANI phase I and II, WEMIHS has continued to restructure her OVC care and support programs focused on reducing the negative impact

Natural Resource Management

Many Kenyans live in rural areas and depend on the land and other natural resources for their livelihoods.  The growth of human population combined with unsustainable natural resource use practices has led to rapid degradation of the environment. This has induced climate change further threatening the integrity of the environment. Globally and locally, human activities

Household Food Security

Ultimate Outcome: Improved food and economic security for rural women, men and children in Kenya by 2014. The sustainable livelihoods component is aimed at strengthening the capacity of most vulnerable households and community based organizations to better cope with the impact of disease and poverty.  The HIV/AIDS epidemic adds an element of vulnerability to pre-existing

Village Development Fund

The Village Development Fund (VDF) concept was developed as a consequence of discussion with management and program staff of WEMIHS, where they expressed the need to prepare poor people to be healthy, productive, and engaged citizens; believing that well trained, employed, and engaged people possess the power to solve the toughest problems facing communities.  Recognizing