Director’s Message

As an organization, we are purpose-driven to reduce HIV infection, deeply rooted social stigma and AIDS-related deaths in our respective communities. We are going to scale-up targeted community- based interventions through advocacy, capacity building and testing for both the infected and affected households. The focus will be vulnerable women, pregnant mothers, youth and children. We will strive towards Prevention of Mother …

16 Days of Activism Against GBV

As the World marks 16 days of activism against gender based violence, Dagoretti sub county held a festival on Nov. 29th 2018. Riruta Empowerment was part of the organizations that gathered together to make a powerful statement concerning our children and women. “Don’t keep silent be heard.” Riruta Police were there to make sure everyone was safe.

Read Our World AIDS Day 2018 Work

RUWEPO team, today joined our partners and stakeholders in commemorating World AIDS Day 2018 in Nairobi. We distributed HIV resource materials like books, brochures, condoms, and lubricants. It was noted that Nairobi county hosts a large number of key populations ranging from 18% to 30%. HIV prevalence among women in Nairobi is at 8.4% while that of men is at …

School Feeding Program

The school is proud to provide each child with two meals a day. Our cook serves porridge for breakfast and a number of Kenyan meals for lunch. This is especially important for our students because they are all of lower socioeconomic status. Food is not always a guarantee at home, but they can feel safe in the fact that they …

Gender Based Violence Prevention

This is a deep violation of human rights and dignity. The acts of violence in our community can lead to serious consequences to physical and psychological health and social well-being. We are committed to ending all forms of SGBV in our community by working to prevent it before it happens through advocacy and capacity building. We also respond to all the …

Human Sexuality and Gender Identity

RUWEPO readily and proudly welcomes the sexual minorities and educates other members of society to know that there is nothing wrong with having a’ left handed’ child in your family. They are normal like any other children. The issue of sexual minority being sensitive, RUWEPO has included it in its programs, its leaders have gone for training in Kenya, Tanzania …

Malaria

Targeting the children and Riruta United Women Empowerment Programme organizes community-based Malaria outreach on Malaria prevention, treatment and promotion of the use of Treated bed nets by orphans and vulnerable children, grandmothers and pregnant mothers in the slums and rural areas of Kenya. The overall project goal is communication for the vulnerable rural and slum population on Malaria prevention, effective treatment and …

HIV and AIDS

Capacity building program. RUWEPO reaches out to people living with HIV/AIDS by providing spiritual care, emotional care and social care. We do provide them with free condoms and lubricants. They receive love, group therapy, counselling and psychosocial support The HIV/AIDS work provides holistic medical and social support for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. We organize seminars and advocacy programs …