Coast Women In Development

INVESTING IN WOMEN YOUTH AND CHILDREN

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About us

Coast Women In Development CWID is a registered and independent, nonprofit making grassroots women organization that exist to improve the lives of women and children at the grassroots levels. It was established in the year 2005 to identify and reinforce women’s role in Education Leadership, Developments and Governance, the organization is registered by NGO board. CWID in addition, serves as the secretariat to the Pwani Gender Based Violence Network, which is a group effort of the various organizations addressing issues of gender in general and gender based violence in particular at the Coastal Region of Kenya in collaboration with GBV Prevention Network Horn of Africa.

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Our Objectives

    • Lobbying and Advocacy
    • GBV awareness, Prevention and Coordination
    • Governance
    • Women Socio-economic and leadership empowerment
    • Maternal Child Health-Reproductive Health
    • HIV/AIDs Prevention and awareness
    • Human rights towards Gender Equality
    • Social Justice
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Vision and Mission

Vision:Improved lives of the vulnerable Women living at the grassroots level.

 

Mission: To identify and reinforce Women's role in Education, Leadership, Development and Governance.

 

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East Africa Young Women's Leadership and Mentorship initiative

East Africa Young Women Leadership and Mentorship Initiative is an initiatitive to strengthen Young Women's leadership in East Africa. Global Funds for Women is partnering with Akili Dada and Coast Women In Development -(CWID) in an innovative initiative in East Africa. The overarching goal is to create a cadre of Young Women Leaders in Kenya and Tanzania with enhanced conceptual clarity, strategic vision, and organizing capacity to strenghthen their organizations and build movements. CWID seeks to impact knowledge and create awareness to Women and girls who are members of the Community, the organizations work targets to change the social norms and practices so that women and girls become influential and play a major role within the community by becoming community and religious leaders that will do away with the patriarchial system of government and be able to have respect that they have the ability to assist in building a cohessive and accomodate individuals and communities that sees young women and girls as major contributors to every decision making levels.

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Mombasa County Health Advocacy Network (MCHANE)

Mombasa County Health Advocacy Network (MCHANE) is a network that brings together all Civil Society Organizations in Mombasa County which conducts programs on health. The network enables organizations to share, discuss matters and issues concerning health in Mombasa County. MCHANE network is formed by the support of Haki Jamii organization in order for the network members to be capacity built and improve their advocacy skills. The network targets policy and law making process advocacy on Health within Mombasa County to improve the Health services.

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Our profile

Coast Women In Development is a local Non-Governmental Organization Conducting its operation in Coast Region. CWID contributes to Protection of Human Rights through Lobbying and Advocacy, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Women and Youth Empowernment. We are Carrying our projects at the following Counties; Mombasa, Kilifi, Tanariver, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Lamu, Kisumu and Siaya.
Coast Women In Development is playing a role to reducing Sexual Gender Based Violence and Gender Based Violence in Kenya and Horn of Africa through Networks with referrals from Community Health Workers, Volunteers and Village Opinion Leaders.
CWID Promotes Healthy Community by disseminating Information, Education, Communication Campaigns and Trainings to capacity build and creating awareness to our Communities.

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Health

CWID deals with health issues in the Coast especially Lobbying and Advocacy for increased funding from the County Governments into the health sector.

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Gender

CWID implements programs on Sexual Gender Based Violence & GBV.We Create Awareness and sensitization for ending Violence Against Women.

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Governance

CWID lobby for active  participation of women in leadership key position and in decision making organs and Governement positions.. 

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Education

CWID advocates and supports improved girl-child education especially at the grassroots level in Coastal region through morals and material support.

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Empowernment & Livelihood

Our Organization conducts youth friendly services and youth empowerment to improve the livelihoods of young mothers, women and youth.

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Peace and Security

Our Organization works towards maintaining peace at the Coast region through conflict prevention and mediation.

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Human Rights

CWID is concerned in promotion, protection and respect of all internationally recognized Human Rights aspects in Kenyan Society.

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Environment

Our Organization works towards conservation of the environment in respect to Climate change and natural resources that affect human and economic activity.

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Jijenge Jiboreshe Youth Initiative

Jijenge Jiboreshe Youth Initiative Project is a 2 year Initiative supported by the Australian Government as a Direct Aid Program (DAP). It focuses in complementing the Australia’s broader aid program towards contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. Additionally, Coast Women In Development is aiming at providing and strengthening 40 Reformed Youths from 4 groups composed of 10 members each.
This is an avenue of poverty alleviation, protection of the environment, economic justice and gender equality that will have an enhanced outcomes on good relationship and collaboration between the community, police, the Reformed Youths, reduction in insecurity level as well as having empowered, skilled and educated reformed youths and community .The initiative is to cover two sub-counties in Mombasa County of Kisauni and Likoni in its implementation phases.

 

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Talk to us !

Email: cwid@coastwomen.org

Mobile No: +254770013432

Telephone: 0412242000