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Who we are

"Young Women Campaign Against AIDS (YWCAA) is a Non Governmental Organization that was founded by a group of young women graduates in the year 2000, and was registered in November 2002 as a Community Based Organization, and later in 2004 as a Non Governmental Organization in Kenya."

VISION

A healthy generation free from HIV/AIDS, Sexual & Gender Based Violence and discrimination where everyone enjoys equal rights,peace and safe environment.

MISSION STATEMENT

To Empower Women, young people and the vulnarable populations with Sexual and Reproductive health and Rights information and services, prevent and manage HIV/AIDS, campaign against Drug and substance Abuse, Gender Based Violence and Discrimination and advocate for safe environment, equal rightsand social justice for all.

VALUES

YWCAA believes in Integrity while delivering the organizational objectives in a Transparent, Effective, Accountable and Sustainable manner. YWCAA shows Compassion to the underprivileged women and young people by listening and acknowledging the important contributions they make within their communities. The organization recognizes fundamental Human Rights and believes in equitable distribution of available resources without favour or any kind of discrimination.YWCAA advocates for a Just and Equal Society where individual rights and dignity are protected.

PROJECTS

THE "BAWA" PROJECT

The acronym refers to Bar Waitresses (BAWA)

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OVC support (Urban & Rural based programme)

There is nothing more traumatic for a child than to see a parent die

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Kibagare BAWA Girls' Initiative (KBGI)

KBGI is a YWCAA project funded by the African Women Development Fund (AWDF)

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THE CONDOM PROJECT BY STOP AIDS NOW

"Condom Project" in partnership with "Stop AIDS Nows"

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The Grandmothers/widows project

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HIV/AIDS and Gender equality

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LATEST NEWS

16 Days of Activism

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Gender based violence continues to be a menace, and has been identified as a key driver to HIV and other related factors such as drug and substance abuse among women, and particularly young women and girls. YWCAA integrates matters of

WORLD AIDS DAY

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World AIDS Day is celebrated globally every 1 December; and it's the time to stand in solidarity with those living with HIV/AIDS and to remember those that have died as a result of HIV/AIDS complications.

KBGI Experience

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Applying sports, culture and creative arts as tools for prevention and advocacy on HIV/AIDS and as a means of long term economic empowerment for young women, out-of-school, and other disadvantaged girls under the custody

BCC for Youth

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BCC Is an interactive process with communities (as integrated with an overall program) to develop tailored messages and approaches using a variety of communication channels to develop positive behaviors