Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program

Project Name: Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program

Code: STV/12/15

Region: Kima, Western Kenya

Duration: 28th November to 15th December 2015

Construction of more classrooms at a community SchoolProject Overview

Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program is a community Based Organization initiated in October 2009 to help spearhead community driven development initiatives and enable needy community groups participate in integrated development to achieve quality livelihood from; orphanage and rehabilitation of street children’s, support vulnerable children, voluntary work to various community projects, Community Savings and loaning , HIV/AIDS trainings & awareness Campaigns, Capacity Building, Organic Farming, Fish Farming, Clay Works, Computer Services and Eco-Tourism and Environmental Management.

The program is also designed to respond to Emuhaya youths’ needs and assets; the KCEP Project aims to empower youth to make sound career and life decisions as they transition from high school to the next phase of their lives. The project is also building the capacity of local institutions and networks to sustain the much-needed services that KCEP will provide. Specifically, the KCEP Project intends to offers youth a series of inter-connected interventions to: build skills, facilitate appropriate career choices, provide employment and/or income generating opportunities, bridge technical and university education opportunities and provide fun and safe spaces.

Vision: Improved quality Livelihood for orphans, street children and a Health, Empowered and self-sustainable community

Mission: To support orphans, vulnerable children and street children through a rehabilitation centre and basic necessities and facilitate needy community groups to participate in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood.

Volunteer Activities

Construction work at the resource centre, renovation of the school infrastructure, community awareness, youth empowerment, computer literacy promotion, academic development, OVC support, promotion of literacy among community children through enhanced reading culture.