WWANC joins other NGOs that serve the interests of women and children. The NGO has a strategic plan to make significant contributions to Kenyan women and their families through working closely with the government, donors and CBOs and SHGs.
WWANC ’s overall objective is to improve social and economic advancement of women and girl children in western Kenya by increasing access to education, health and nutrition including WASH health services with integrations of cross cutting themes like HIV and AIDS, GBV and Climate Change Adaptations.
The program aimed at promoting access to adolescents and sexual reproductive health services including HIV and AIDS, maternal and newborn health services to women and girl child especially living in the rural so as to promote wellbeing and create conditions for sustainable development of women and enhance access to total WASH solution
Education unit aims at contributing to the Government’s efforts of expanding access to basic education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children especially girls.
The objective of the program is to empower rural women by designing strategies and activities that increase their skills, capacities, rights, and opportunities. Empowerment aims at enabling women to achieve control over factors of production and distribution of income and benefits. It is concerned with enhancing women’s power to control their own lives and become independent and self-reliant both individually and collectively.
Advocacy & Governance
This revolve around various strategies to reach the targeted communities such as: Advocacy which helps to mobilize the community: Sensitization of the community: Dissemination of information: Capacity building for women to strengthen their participation in the economic and political processes for overall improvement of their lives and Organization of women in groups to enable women to learn from each other.
WWANC is focusing in achieving the following specific objectives
- To promote access to quality education to vulnerable child from poor and most at risk families by addressing strategic inhibiting factors.
- To promote access to health and specifically sexual reproductive health services to women and girl child with a view to ensure gains made in girl child education.
- To empower economically women from poor and most at risk families (targeting women-mothers/guardians of supported girl children) with a view to make them active and effective contributors to empowerment of marginalized children.