About Us

Mission: To give hope and purpose to vulnerable and disadvantaged women, youth, children through advocacy, capacity building and alternative cleaner energy in the slums and rural areas of Kenya.

Vision: We envision an empowered community that empowers all people in our socioeconomic environment.

GoalThe main purpose of the organization is to restore hope and purpose and eradicate suffering and despair among the disadvantaged families in Kenya.

Riruta United Women Empowerment Programme (RUWEPO) was founded in 2009 and was registered in 2009 to widen its scope of operations in Kenya. RUWEPO is legally registered by the NGO Registration Bureau of the Government of Kenya. The current regions of operation are Nairobi, Kajiado, Migori, Kitale, Bungoma and Busia.

The organization was launched by a group of fourteen women from Riruta United Methodist Church which is now New Hope Community Chapel. These women organized themselves in response to an eye-opening empowerment presentation by Linda Bales Todd, which focused on the value of women organizing around social change and transformation in ways that benefit women, children, youth and society as a whole. Today, RUWEPO is proudly made up of a majority female leadership and workers (2/3).

Based in Nairobi Kenya. We are a nongovernmental organization running programs to help the orphans and vulnerable children, People affected and infected by Hiv and Aids, Conducting sexual minorities workshops, running Workshops on how to tame and minimize Gender Based violence in our society. We also run a school for orphans and vulnerable called; Children of Africa Hope Mission.

Our organization has been encouraging and supporting advocacy, support and social action in the community through capacity building programs.

RUWEPO Objectives:

a) To support orphaned and vulnerable children in the provision of food, education, clothing, medicine and psychosocial support.

b) To empower communities on HIV and AIDS prevention, care and support of affected and infected families to reduce stigma and mortality.

c) To reduce SGBV in the community through advocacy, capacity building and counseling.

d) To empower vulnerable women through educational awareness and advocacy in alternative sources of cleaner energy to reduce respiratory diseases, mortality and gender based violence due to fuel poverty.

e) To empower vulnerable communities through public health outreach to reduce outbreak of infectious diseases.

f) To educate the community about the human rights of sexual minorities and challenges facing them to reduce their pain and suffering.

 Core values

  • Honesty
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Diligence
  • Hard work/Industrious
  • God fearing
  • Inclusiveness