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UNDUGU SOCIETY OF KENYA

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         family for every child            We are a member of Family for Every Child, a global alliance of local civil society organisations from around the world working together to ensure that more children grow up safe and protected within families. Through Family, we advocate for better child protection policies and services, we share good practices and innovation, we carry out research on the issues faced by children in our contexts and we continuously learn from each other and with partners to improve the way we work. For more information, check www.familyforeverychild.org"
 kinderNotHilfe  Kindernothilfe, German for “Supporting children in need,” have worked as a Christian children’s relief organisation for almost 60 years to help support children in need and champion their rights worldwide.  They support children in a holistic way by addressing needs and challenges in their environment. Their approach entails helping people help themselves - overcome dependence and strengthen self-reliance.  Through the partnership with Kindernothilfe USK has over the years conducted rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of over 10,000 Children and Youth. In addition Youth have gained employable skills.  Children have completed their education.  Families have established their livelihoods through the Self Help Group Approach across Nairobi, Kisumu and Machakos informal settlements.
 hope hiv.jpg WeSeeHope enable communities to support and sustain the orphaned and vulnerable children in their midst by conducting interventions that restore, protect, educate and equip children.  This gives Children an opportunity to explore their potential and transform their lives thus creating a better future for selves.  They have supported USK to undertake rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of Children and Youth across Nairobi.  Youth have acquired knowledge and skills leading them to earn a decent income and establish decent lives.  Children have thrived and are confident to complete their education.  Caregivers are having an opportunity to join in the Village Savings and Loaning groups and thus a reality of establishing decent livelihoods.  Through WeSeeHope USK is able to assist children isolated by poverty to create a better future
 download  The Taksvärkki ry is a Finnish NGO, has collaborated with Undugu Society of Kenya (USK) to improve the situation of children and young people living on the street and increases their opportunities for a better life and well-being. In the project, young people living in the slums of Nairobi and Kisumu sets up own action groups and associations, where, in addition to receiving peer support, they learn the career and earn money through their work. Young people are equipped with life management skills, basic and vocational training and learning to set up small businesses. USK has developed method whereby children and young people living and working in the streets establish their own associations where young people learn together the skills mentioned above and practice to take care of themselves and each other.
 world vision  World Vision Kenya in partnership with Undugu Society of Kenya and in collaboration with Homabay and Migori County Governments are implementing the Lake Region Youth Empowerment Project in Mbita and Kuria East Sub-Counties. The Youth Empowerment Project is funded by the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKaid) through the Department for International Development (DFID) under the Deepening Democracy Programme (DDP). The project impact is geared towards more accountability in the management of Goods and Services in the Lake Region Economic Block.   Through this initiative the Youth of Migori and Homabay are able to interrogate the County Intergrated Development Plans with a focus on services and goods that can be accessed by youth within Homabay and Migori in key sectors that include food security, affordable and quality healthcare, industrialization and employment creation, infrastructural growth and development, exploitation of our natural resources and growth of tourism potential, and Technical and Vocational Training.
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Railway Children UK whose mission is fights for vulnerable children who live alone at risk on the streets, where they suffer abuse and exploitation. Society often denies their existence while the problem is so prevalent that it has become ‘normal’. Railway Children UK has partnered with Undugu Society of Kenya in the rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of street connected children and youth through a family therapy approach.

Street connected children and youth run away or are forced to leave homes where they suffer poverty, violence, abuse and neglect. They find themselves living on the streets because there is nowhere else to go and no one left to turn to. The problems they face on the streets are often even worse than those they endured at home. Every day, Undugu Society of Kenya fights to change their story. USK struggles to reach children as soon as they arrive on the streets and intervene before an abuser can. Our innovative approaches enable us to get to street children before the streets get to them.

 ecpat france ECPAT France is a NGO member of ECPAT international network (“End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes”) whose mission is to combat all forms of commercial sexual exploitation of children. ECPAT France therefore aims at fighting against the sexual exploitation of children in France and abroad.
ECPAT France have partnered with Undugu Society of Kenya in the slums of Nairobi and Kisumu to rehabilitate and economically empower commercial sex workers and promote an environment which protect children from sexual exploitation and Combat all forms of violence and exploitation of children and young people under the age of 25, including trafficking for the purpose of all types of exploitation (domestic slavery, forced labour, forced begging, forced delinquency, organs trafficking).
 
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