FAWE Kenya

FAWE Kenya’s action on the ground in line with
the four-pronged approach of FAWE

Policy Advocacy
• Trained a core team to ensure gender mainstreaming in  EFA NAPS
• Conducted sensitisation workshops on strategies to use in analysing
gender gaps in educational policies
• Participated in the dissemination of the MoE EFA Handbook
• Participated in the development and dissemination  of the Kenya Gender Policy in Education
• Review of EFA documents for gender responsiveness
• Production of an education statistics booklet in conjunction with MoE

Community and Grassroots Advocacy
• Launch of FAWE sub branches
• Celebrate Girls’ Education Day
• Gender sensitisation workshop in Taita/Taveta District
• Community sensitisation project in Mbeere
• Chapter uses print and electronic media to discuss issues of girls education

Demonstrative Interventions

  •  Collaborates with Advance Africa to incorporate skills – based HIV/AIDS training in    girls’ education
  •  Thika Peer Counsellors Project – has reached 8,000 girls
  •  Set up guidance and counselling desks in two schools
  •  Establishment of girls clubs in Kitui, Kajiado, Mbeere
  • Combating Poverty
  • Provides bursaries to girls
  • Fund raising activities to boost bursary fund
  • Creating a conducive learning environment for girls’ education
  • Centre of Excellence at Kajiado, Kenya
  • Key Contacts

    Coordinator: Ms Terry Otieno
    Chairperson: Prof. Genevieve Mwayuli
  • FAWE Kenya Chapter
    Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI), Mtama Road, off 6th Parklands Avenue, Highridge, Parklands
    P O Box 52597-00200, Nairobi, Kenya

  • (254) 20 259 2839/49 Ext. 102

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    Country Education Statistics – Source: World Bank