Organisations

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

ActionAid Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 42814
Nairobi

ActionAid Kenya exists to facilitate processes that eradicate poverty and ensure social justice and equality. Their vision in the AIDS department is to see that the poor and marginalised communities are empowered to gain control over the causes of their vulnerability to HIV, secure basic rights and needs, live with dignity and achieve sustainable development in the face of AIDS

Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya

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PO Box 40712
Nairobi

Aim: to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield and to endevour to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Objective: to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being by promoting mutual understanding, friendship & cooperation & lasting peace amongst all peoples and to work as an auxiliary to the government

Community Based Rehabilitation Programme-Kisumu (CBR-K)

Kenya

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PO Box 486
Kisumu

Aims to address the plight of people witrh disabilities in the community by helping them to maximise their abilities; remove/minimise the stigma associated with disability through education/knowledge about disability and training; and train the disabled for self-help projects and income generation, therefore helping them to decrease the effects of their disability and enhance their integration into mainstream society

The Association of People with AIDS in Kenya (TAPWAK)

Kenya

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P O Box 30583
Nairobi

Aims to offer physicla, psychological and spiritual support to members of the organisation; create awareness of HIV issues in the general public; and advocate for the rights of people infected with HIV/AIDS as well as educating them on their rights. It has aresource centre that is open to the public

Family Planning Private Sector - FPPS (K)

Kenya

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PO Box 46042
Nairobi

Capacity building for NGOs and CBDs and the private sector, especially in personnel training, supply of equipment and materials and involvement of community members in use of cultural communication in their development.
Actual address: 5th Floor, Longonot Place, Kijabe Street

Kenya National Association of the Deaf (KNAD)

Kenya

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PO Box 33445
Nairobi

KNAD's objectives are to promote economic and civil rights of deaf people; provide information research and dissemination; to provide deaf awareness training and adult literacy; to support people with additional handicaps through rehabilitation; to advocate for deaf policy and representation; to cooperate with the World Federation of the Deaf, disability organisations and other NGOs locally and internationally; to devleop and research a Kenyan sign language; and to provide career guidance, counselling and family life education for its deaf members

Child-To-Child Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 19859
Nairobi

Aims to promote and preserve the health of communities worldwide by encouraging and enabling children to play an active and responsible role in the health and development of themselves, other children, their families and the community at large. the resource centre is open to the public

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