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Universal Relief Foundation Kenya

Universal Relief Foundation is working in Kenya with a mission to create an equitable, inclusive and sustainable development towards ensuring human rights and justice

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Children's Rights, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, HIV/Aids, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Universal Relief Foundation is an independent, non- partisan, non-profit organization in Kenya which works towards ensuring human rights and justice for women and young vulnerable people as well as creating an inclusive environment for the local communities in Kenya.

The organizational projects include;  working towards eliminating Female Genital Cutting [FGC] and other retrogressive cultural practices,  Providing Safe Education for Women & Girls, Supporting victims and survivors of Domestic violence, advocating for the Closing of Orphanages & Providing Lasting Family Life, Educating Next Generation Feminists, women, peace and conflict mitigation, Investing in Technology to Help Protect Women & Fight Violence, Improving Access to Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Promoting Women’s Rights, Supporting Women & Children Living in Poverty and resilience through rapid response. Women and girls have the right to a secure and productive future. URF is determined that women and girls should expect equality, education and freedom of choice wherever they live in Kenya focusing on the following priority intervention areas:

             Child Wellbeing

             Gender, power and inclusion

             Women equality and equity, women empowerment

             Resilience and climate change

             Community health

             Livelihood (Economic Empowerment and food security)

             Women, peace, Security and conflict mitigation

             Leadership and governance.

             Humanitarian

Mission

We work to create an equitable, inclusive and sustainable development.

Vision

Total humanity care

GOAL

Marginalized communities live a just and improved life.

People Associated With This Organization

Jane Mwita

Kenya  
Universal Relief Foundation Kenya
Joined May 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, HIV/Aids, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Am Jane Boke Mwita a survivor and a victim of Gender based violence, Am the founder and the CEO of universal Relief foundation, with expertise in social and community development work, peace practitioner on electoral related violence, gender and leadership. Since I work with different communities and being and advocate and a human right defender am joining the group to extend my networks, build the organizational and individual capacity, gain knowledge and exchange ideas which will help the organization and as an individual to expand legal awareness and mobilize collective action to tackle injustices within the affected communities, to incorporate the roles for non lawyers and civil society organizations to provide information and assistance to the communities we are working with and since am not trained as a lawyer, I will be able to get knowledge on how I can competently help people assess their rights and resolve their legal problems without necessarily acquiring much expenses.
Jane Mwita is the network champion (main point of contact) for Universal Relief Foundation Kenya.

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