New UpComing Event

The dual launch of the new Girls empowerment Centre and Launch of the Strategic Plan

The CountDown Begins

RHAY 2020 Launch

  • INTRODUCTION
    INTRODUCTION

    Given the year-in, year-out depressing statistics placing Nyanza at the bottom of almost all public health indicators (HIV, teen pregnancy and subsequent school dropout, gender-based violence, FGM),

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  • COMING SOON...
    COMING SOON...

    GIRLS EMPOWERMENT CENTRE (GEC) - ‘Wacha Wasichana Wasome’ NIGEE received funding from French Embassy, Star Foundation (With and For girls), Globalgiving in 2016 and 2018

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  • NOW FEATURING
    NOW FEATURING
    Empowering Girls to be Self-Reliant:

    "After completing my course and graduating, with support of NIGEE’s Girls Employment Bureau, I was able to get attachment at Vera’s Saloon where I currently earn KES 500 (USD 5) on a good day and I’m happy that I can pay rent, sort out my bills and even support my sibling’s education" . ~ Quinter

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What's Happening

THE GIRL-LED ADVOCACY PROJECT

Our girls have officially launched their campaign to end Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in four counties namely Kisumu, Migori, Homabay and Siaya. The campaign was launched after 6 days intensive training on advocacy.

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WITH AND FOR GIRLS AWARD – ‘Girl-led Initiative’

Through this award, NIGEE has trained 19 girls mentors as part of our effort to build a strong network of Volunteer Mentors who will be reaching out to the girls at home, in school, within the community, and at individual level. NIGEE has also engaged a team of mobilizers to work with community leadership to identify girls out of school within the informal settlements of Kisumu. NIGEE established 3 mobile Bridging centers (BC) in the 2 informal settlements and one in rural area (Obunga, Manyatta and Seme) in Kisumu aiming at reaching 300 girls and teen mothers who dropped out of school due to various reasons such as, lack of school fees, early pregnancies and early marriages to facilitate their return to formal learning.

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THE GLOBAL GIVING FOUNDATION NETWORK

NIGEE is officially on Globalgiving website as a partner and we are a Superstar!!. GlobalGiving is focused on helping people get the funding they need to change the world and also help nonprofits become more effective with that money. They connect organizations to resources that help them continually learn and improve. As nonprofits become more effective, they have a far-greater impact on social problems. GlobalGiving enables you to fund the underdog. They make it possible to support creative ideas that might never be funded through traditional development and philanthropy approaches. NIGEE was also awarded four badges as of December 31, 2019: Top Ranked Organization and Vetted Organization for being an active member of the Global Giving Community and attaining Superstar status with Global Giving Rewards. Also as and Effective organization and a Site Visit certificate was also awarded for the year 2020

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STRENGTHENING THE GIRLS' STEERING COMMITTEE (GSC)

NIGEE has a vibrant Girls’ Steering Committee (GSC) that enhances sustained participation and involvement of beneficiaries. The GSC is part of the organization key organ involved in project designing, implementation and evaluation. The GSC is always involved in key strategic decision making during project designing, planning and selection of new beneficiaries. They always propose interventions which address their priority needs. Four of GSC members are part of NIGEE’s Board of Governors.

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OUR GLOBAL ENGAGEMENTS

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Apr2018

THE GLOBAL GIVING FOUNDATION

THE GLOBAL GIVING FOUNDATION

NIGEE is officially on Globalgiving website as a partner and we are a Superstar!!  This year, we have been recorgnised by being awarded a Site visit verified Certificate stating that...

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Apr2018

GBV Prevention Network

GBV  Prevention Network

We are a vibrant network of activists and organizations working to prevent violence against women (VAW), united in our mission to uphold equality in our homes and communities. The Network...

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Mar2015

Girls not Brides Campaign

Girls not Brides Campaign

NIGEE is now an official member of Girls Not Brides Gobal Network. This is a global partnership of more than 400 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage and enabling girls...

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Mar2015

The Girl Generation Campaign

The Girl Generation Campaign

It's true that hard work driven with passion can inspire many. Our visibility banner is now raising higher and higher; we thank the almighty God for bringing us this far....

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Every Girl Deserves a Second Chance

“Our theory of change focuses on girls’ education and empowerment; we believe that education is the foundation of lifelong empowerment and its benefits manifest beyond the girl.”

News & Resources

SGBV Training

SGBV Training

Monday, 13 November 2017 13:18

We also capacity build grassroots stakeholders to better respond to and manage reported sexual and gender-based violence cases, thereby contributing to the elimination of the vice.

RHAY Conference

RHAY Conference

Monday, 28 June 2021 13:18

Reducing HIV/AIDS in Adolescents and Young people (RHAY) conference is a unique conference that aims to meaningfully involve Adolescents and Young People (AYP) in identifying solutions and measures to reduce...

Marking of International Days

Marking of International Days

Thursday, 01 July 2021 13:18

NIGEE partners with like-minded civil society organizations to mark international days, such as International Women’s day, International day of the African child, 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, International...

Kisumu County Girls Summit

Kisumu County Girls Summit

Friday, 02 July 2021 13:18

In 2018, in partnership with PLAN International, we held the maiden Kisumu County Girls’ Summit, a summit that brought together adolescent girls and young women, various stakeholders,

Football Tournament

Football Tournament

Friday, 02 July 2021 13:18

In 2020, we held a football tournament in Ombeyi location, providing a multifaceted platform that advocated for girls’ education as well as provided the much-needed sexual reproductive health services and...

Dignity Packs Distribution

Dignity Packs Distribution

Saturday, 03 July 2021 13:18

To meet our beneficiaries at their points of need and alleviate the impacts of COVID-19, NIGEE, with the support of the American Jewish World Service, Global Fund for Children, Mundo...

Girls Advocacy Forums

Girls Advocacy Forums

Monday, 05 July 2021 13:18

We conduct girls’ forums, where girls are taught key life skills. There are sessions where girls are mentored together and sessions where they are divided into junior and senior teams....

Boda-Boda Festival

Boda-Boda Festival

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 13:18

We involve men too in advocacy, especially local motorbike riders, realizing that as key members of the society and the girls’ fathers, partners, brothers and uncles, they too need to...

Community Advocacy Forum

Community Advocacy Forum

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 13:18

We conduct various community advocacy forums targeting duty bearers, private sector representatives and other opinion leaders, discussing topics around girls’ education, empowerment and sexual reproductive health and rights. These forums...

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Our Partners

The Team at a glance

DR. KAWANGO AGOT

Director and Founder

Kawango Agot, PhD, MPH, MPhil, BEd is the volunteer Patron of Nyanza Initiative for Girls' Education & Empowerment (NIGEE), a registered, local (Kenyan-based) organization

WINNIE ADHIAMBO

Finance and Administration Officer

Winnie has a BSc in Business Management specialized in Finance and Banking. She’s a member of ICPAK.

JAMES EMODO

Compliance, Audit and Admin Officer

Emodo has a BSc in Business Management specialized in Finance and Banking. He’s a member of ICPAK.

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ABOUT NIGEE

logologoNyanza Initiative for Girls' Education & Empowerment is an organisation that envisions a society and a future of self-determining and self-reliant girls and women.

Contact

P.O. Box 7979-40100, Ogango Road, OFF Kondele-Kibos Road, infront of Golden Elites Primary School.
Kisumu, Kenya.
Email : info@nigee.org

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