Forum for African Women Educationalists – Kenya Chapter. A Member of the FAWE network of 34 chapters in 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa
“Empowering girls and young women to acquire education for development”
What does FAWE Kenya do?
FAWE Kenya implements programs that aim to empower girls and women through gender-responsive education. Our work focuses on influencing action to reduce gender disparities in access, retention, and performance through a range of initiatives.
Whom it serves
FAWE Kenya works to empower children at County and National levels, especially girls, and women acquire education and training for development in all 47 counties of Kenya by designing and testing interventions that respond to girls’ specific needs in education.
STEAM County Level Competition
During the Interschool competitions, all the projects by the students were presented to the judge, teacher and organization representative for judging. Once they were done, the two best students and projects were identified for judging at Inter school level. Now at the Interschool competitions, the two best projects will then be presented to another set of judges who will then determine the overall best projects from the various schools for award and certification.
Tuseme is a Swahili word that means ‘Let Us Speak Out. Tuseme is an empowerment model based on theatre for development techniques. Theatre is used to communicate and initiate discussion on issues affecting girls.
This program aims to enhance the quality of teaching and learning of Science, Mathematics and Technology in schools through demonstration and effective use of Information Communication Technology (ICT).
Financial training to improve handling of finances, using models such as table banking. FAWE Kenya is supporting development of user friendly manuals for groups to use as reference for their financial practices.
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