Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program

Organization Description: 

Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program (KCEP) is a Community Based Organization initiated in October 2009 to help spearhead community driven development initiatives and enable needy community groups to participate in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood from; HIV & AIDS education, awareness and advocacy, rehabilitation of street children, support vulnerable children, deployment of both local and international volunteers to various community projects, microfinance trainings and monitoring (community savings and loaning), capacity building, computer training to orphans and vulnerable youths in the community, computer services to the community, community library, educational support initiative to bright orphaned and vulnerable children, Community education school ( Kipepeo Community Education Centre) organic farming and technology trainings, eco-tourism and environmental education and management. The program is also designed to respond to youths and women's needs and assets; the KCEP Project aims to empower youth and women to make sound life decisions for sustainable economic development. 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 offers youth and women a series of inter-connected interventions to: build skills, facilitate appropriate career choices, provide employment, engage in voluntary service in the communities and income generating opportunities, bridge technical and university education opportunities and provide fun and safe spaces for their involvement in development decision making. The Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program (KCEP) is located at Kima Market Wekhomo Location, Emuhaya District, in Vihiga County, Western Kenya.

P .O Box 29
Luanda, 50307
Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the local communities in Emuhaya District, through sustainable local development initiatives.

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