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SMILE OF A CHILD COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION

Kisii, Kenya
Joined May 2022

The organization works in Kenya Kisii focusing on children social welfare

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Children's Rights, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights

The Smile of A Child is a Community Based Organization founded in 2013 and formally registered on 22/12/2014 by the Government. The Organization has taken the lead in addressing the crucial needs and problems of the vulnerable children, Youth and Women in Kisii – Kenya.
SAC is part of the Kisii County Sexual and Based Technical working group and the Kisii County CSOs network where it represents children’s rights issues. Through our presence in the networks, our organization has managed to champion for the inclusion of the street children welfare issues in the upcoming gender mainstreaming policy for Kisii County.
The Organization focuses in promoting the rights of men, women, boys and girls, with a special focus on children issues especially:
• Children living in the streets
• Children from poor backgrounds
• children in families undergoing sexual and gender-based violence
• Orphaned children
• Children living with disability
The Organization has been part of many community initiatives from 2015 to date ranging from Health Education, Socio Economic Empowerment among youths and women in Kisii County. Although the organization hasn’t been a beneficiary of donor funding, the Organization has put efforts to mobilize locally available resources and use of established networks and platforms to implement the activities.

Vision
A society where children, Youth and Women are enjoying their basic rights and leading a dignified life.

Mission
To address the challenges facing vulnerable children, Youths and women and enable them to realize their full potential through promoting education, Access to health care, social security, Justice and Economic Rights.

People Associated With This Organization

Mary Momanyi

Kenya  
SMILE OF A CHILD COMMUNITY BASED... (Unverified)
Joined May 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Am a social worker by profession. Have been engaged in my community since 2013 to create awareness on different social norms ranging from gender based violence. Am looking forward to grow rich in legal matters and how to empower the community on legal issues as well create network for referrals of the SGBV cases.

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