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Community Platform for Empowerment and Development (COPED)

Migori, Kenya
Joined July 2019

To empower the disenfranchised women and girls to be able to envision and create the life they most want. We are based in Migori County in Kenya. Programs are; Empowerment workshops to the women, etc

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Livelihoods, Right to Information

Community  Platform for Empowerment and Development  (COPED) started in 2010 as a small women group  in Migori County, Kenya. It’s main mission as decried above was to empower disenfranchised women and hirls.

COPED got promoted to a CBO in 2017 due to its activities which caught the attention of the local authorities.  It has since empowered more than 500 women directly and about 30000 people indirectly,  through ripple effect.

We conduct a 4 days empowerment workshops to these women and the girls as well.

Coped also role reproductive health  education  for the daughters  of the disenfranchised  women. We provide them with sanitary towels and panties

We are also involved in peace and reconciliation where there is need.

 

COPED has 4 volunteering  employees currently.

People Associated With This Organization

Dauda Umar damina

Nigeria  
Community Platform for Empowerment and... (Unverified)
Joined May 2022
Interests: Peace-building & Transitional Justice
I've been train as community health worker by ICRC in 2019.Want to join this in other to meet with the practitionals around the world. Thank you.

Millicent Joash

Kenya  
Community Platform for Empowerment and...
Joined July 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Livelihoods, Right to Information
I am the Executive Director of this organization that empowers the disenfranchised women and girls of Migori County, Kenya.
Millicent Joash is the network champion (main point of contact) for Community Platform for Empowerment and Development (COPED).

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