Two new projects in Kenya
FIC has recently been granted funding for two new projects in Kenya by the Project Fund, Denmark. The projects will commence in March and April 2012.
The first one is the project "Empowerment of women in Kuria, Kenya", whose purpose is to strengthen women in Kuria East and West, in the south-western part of Kenya, both economically and socially. The women are trained in entrepreneurship and management of micro enterprises, on their rights as women and on health issues, such as HIV/AIDS and genital mutilation. The project is funded by the Project Fund, Denmark, and will be implemented between April 2012 and March 2014. You can learn more about the project here .
The second project is called "Strengthening the Kenya Local Government Workers Union (KLGWU)". The purpose is to strengthen in the forthcoming organisational restructuring of KLGWU, which is brought on by the new local government structure in Kenya, which was adopted by the 2010 Constitution and is expected to be implemented by the end of 2012 with the government election. The project is funded by the Project Fund, Denmark, and will be implemented between March 2012 and December 2012. You can learn more about the project here .