Leadership and Governance
Kike na Uongozi Program
The program’s vision is to create a world where girls and women are empowered to address gender inequalities and play a leading role in promoting social justice and development. It aims to foster a new generation of women leaders by actively involving girls and women in decision-making activities within their communities. The ultimate goal is to increase the number of women in leadership positions, both in institutions and politics, working towards achieving gender balance through the two-thirds gender rule.The program is implemented in schools and community spaces and focuses on several key areas:
The program provides opportunities for girls and women to explore various career paths and hear from inspiring female leaders in different fields. It also offers resources and support to help them find internships, which can be essential for personal and professional growth.
The program equips participants with essential skills, such as public speaking, conflict resolution, effective communication, problem-solving, networking, self-advocacy, and goal setting. These skills are crucial for leadership and personal development.
The program emphasizes teamwork and group-based projects or activities. Participants have opportunities to build relationships with diverse groups, enhancing their ability to work effectively with people from different backgrounds and cultures.
The program facilitates connections between girls and women with experienced mentors, such as counselor-in-training, big sisters, or peer leaders. This mentorship helps provide guidance and support, empowering the participants to overcome challenges and excel in their endeavors.
Improving livelihoods and well-being
The organization's commitment is to improve the livelihood and wellbeing of vulnerable women, girls, and their families, fostering positive change in their communities. The organization provides a range of services and support to empower these beneficiaries, contributing to their overall wellbeing and development.
In summary, the program aims to empower girls and women through exposure to various opportunities, skill development, collaboration, and mentorship. By addressing gender inequalities and promoting women's leadership, the program seeks to create a just society where everyone can actively participate in decision-making processes, leading to positive change and sustainable development