Transforming the lives of Widows in Kwale.
Founded by Mwanasha Gaserego a youth from Kwale county, Tuwajali Wajane initiative (let’s take care of the widows initiative) has tremendously transformed the lives of more than 800 widows in Kwale county who have now become self-dependent despite their past hardships.
Impact That We Have Created
Through Tuwajali Wajane Kwale (let’s take care of the widows in kwale), Mwanasha introduced the women to several income-generating activities and linked them with rights organizations to help support their livelihoods.
“Songesha Mjane” is a widow’s support project implemented by Tuwajali Wajane Kwale with the support Fazil Chinoy fellowship through Samba Sports Youth Agenda. The project goal is to enhance widows’ socio-economic empowerment to create resilience against mental illness.
The project has four main components which are:
PREVENTION OF VIOLENT EXTREMISM THROUGH ADDRESSING POST –ELECTION RELATED RISKS AND CONFLICT DRIVERS IN MSAMBWENI LOCATION.
INFLUENCING POSITIVE UNDERSTANDING OF SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS OF CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS IN MSAMBWENI LOCATION.
INFLUENCING CHANGE THROUGH SERVANT LEADERSHIP - TUWAJALI WAJANE KWALE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY.
What Some of Our Beneficiaries Say
Why Widows ?
In the developing world, widows suffer 3 main violations of their rights:
Deprived of their inheritance rights.
Prohibited to remarry and others are forcefully remarried and sexually assaulted by their brothers-in-law who still champion the outdated wife inheritance tradition.
Brutally mistreated and barred from owning their husbands’ property and others are even denied children custody.
Making An Impact With Your Powerful
There is no great force for change, peace, justice and democracy, for inclusive economic growth than a world of empowered women.
Widows economic empowerment and psychosocial support is key.
Save The Child
Mentorship of vulnerable children on values and lifeskills
Join us in restoring values and dignity among widows.