In Category One,Category Two
WEMIHS Experience and Transition from 2007-2017
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”
- Improved ability of rural women and men to engage in sustainable agricultural production and livestock management
- Increased ability of vulnerable men and women in the project area to engage in marketing and income generating activities (IGAs)
- Increased access to savings and credit for vulnerable men and women in the project area
- Increased awareness and ability of vulnerable men and women to participate in local development policy processes, institutions and programs
- 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.