Dandora Women’s Forum

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Since 2004, IPM has partnered with Dandora Women’s Forum located in Dandora, KENYA, aims to eradicate poverty, creates health awareness, and transform the lives of a majority of the Dandora population, especially women, children, youth, and vulnerable members of the society through different programs:  Handcraft Program; Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC); Feeding Program; Community Health Workers; Workshops related on entrepreneurship, personal hygiene, early pregnancy and drugs in youth, peace, and tribalism. Microfinance Program to microfinance operations that generate a little income for the members and the surplus is channelled to other projects. Health Awareness, the forum raises health awareness by sensitizing the community on the following health matters: HIV/AIDS, home-based care, first aid skills, training behavioral change and self-awareness.