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WEMIHS Experience and Transition from 2007-2017


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WEMIHS CASE STUDY: The journey for desired change And sustainability.

Program Areas (Rural poor and semi arid areas in Kenya)

  • Project Area in Kitui County: Kyuso, Mumoni, Tseikuru & Ngomeni divisions
  • Project Area in Central Kenya: Thika & Muranga


  • Households most affected by poverty and disease in marginalized poor rural and semi arid areas with special focus on; children, adolescent girls and women / care give

Impact Areas (2012-2017)

  • Child care and protection

Goal: Improved wellbeing of children and youth

  • Socio-economic empowerment:

Goal: Improved social and economic wellbeing of vulnerable  households affected by disease and poverty.

  • Natural resources management

Goal: Better managed environment and natural resources to sustain livelihoods.

  • Capacity building: Improved  WEMIHS institutional capacity to mobilize resources and scale up best practices

Implementation approach: Sustainable Livelihood Approaches (SLA)

Key Outcomes: “Transforming experiences a journey of hope”

  1. Improved ability of rural women and men to engage in sustainable agricultural production and livestock management
  2. Increased ability of vulnerable men and women in the project area to engage in marketing and income generating activities (IGAs)
  3. Increased access to savings and credit for vulnerable men and women in the project area
  4. Increased awareness and ability of vulnerable men and women to participate in local development policy processes, institutions and programs
  5. Enhanced ability of WEMIHS staff to mobilize, plan and manage resources effectively and sustainably in gender-sensitive program development, project management and M&E


A New narrative for WEMIHS: What has worked?

  • Practical recommendations for local resource mobilization  and institutional sustainability
  • New technology to support diversified resource mobilization
  • New platforms and possible partnership with WEMIHS and peers working at the grassroots.

WEMIHS transformation