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Caritas Nairobi Heifer Project
Heifer Project

This livelihood project loans heifers to vulnerable people who are particularly interested with dairy farming. This project has enabled farmers to access high yielding cows, which have in return enhanced milk production and improved their living standards. The heifer project uses a model that has been tried and tested...

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AYEP

The Archdiocese Youth Empowerment Programme (AYEP) is a partnership between Caritas Nairobi (Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi) and the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF). The programme centers on initiatives that engage and empower young people for social and economic development. Caritas Nairobi, the Aid and Development department of the Catholic...

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He for She Campaign

The Archbishop of Nairobi, John Cardinal Njue, has endorsed the UN Women HeforShe Campaign that seeks to build a global solidarity movement for Gender Equality. Cardinal Njue signed up for the campaign during the Annual General meeting for the Catholic Men Association for the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The HeforShe...

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Bahati Health Project

Caritas Nairobi officially launched the maternity wing of Mary Immaculate health Centre Bahati. This was in collaboration with Caritas Italiana and the Italian Episcopal Conference. The health centre located in Nairobi’s Eastlands area aims to provide affordable midwifery and childcare health services in line with the healing mission of...

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Revised Guideline

The Caritas Nairobi Microfinance programme recently reviewed its operational guidelines allowing Corporate membership. This means that joining the self help groups is not limited to individuals and churches but also grouping such as Jumuia, table banking chamas and the like. This comes as a major boost to the growth...

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Kiambu Dairy Project A.I Project

Kiambu Dairy Project (KDP) is a two-year project and it was launched in partnership with Caritas Nairobi, Catholic Relief Services and the County Government of Kiambu being a key stakeholder. The project aims at increasing milk production in Kiambu County, a county that is home to several milk brands....

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International Women’s Day 2017

The 2017 theme for International Women's Day, 8 March, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. It is a call for Gender Equality by ensuring that the world of work works for all women. The world of work is changing, with significant implications for women. There is need...

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The Catholic Archbishop John Cardinal Njue Appeals for Donation as He flags off Relief Food to Northern Kenya

“Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.” Proverbs 22:9. In response to the drought currently being experienced in the Northern part of the Country, the Catholic Archbishop, His Eminence John Cardinal Njue officially flagged off food donations to be distributed...

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New Policies To Aid Groups’ Management

In an effort to enhance service delivery to members of Self Help Groups, the Self Help-Programme launched new policies during the programme’s 25th All Leaders Annual General Meeting held on March 4th. The policies were launched as supplementary documents to aid in the interpretation and implementation the newly revised...

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May We Dwell in Unity, Peace and Liberty

A while back, I wrote an article about a woman who was set ablaze by her husband during the 2007 post elections violence. Interestingly, this couple had lived together for several years despite their different ethnic backgrounds. What started as normal discussion of politics turned tragic when her husband...

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