Young Women Campaign
Against AIDS (YWCAA)
Promotion of Equal Rights & Social Justice for Women, Young People and the Vulnerable

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING

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Just as the world becomes dynamic with complex challenges by the day, institutions also require new strategies and preparedness to be effective. More

LAUNCH OF THE 5 YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN

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This was organized on 1st December 2017 in commemoration of the World AIDS Day. It was in form of a dinner party which brought together over 50 stakeholders from More

PREVENTION AND ADVOCACY ON HIV/AIDS

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YWCAA applies sports, culture and creative arts as tools for prevention and advocacy on HIV/AIDS and as a means of long term
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RESOURCE MOBILIZATION

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YWCAA was among the 9 grassroots organizations from Africa that attended a resource mobilization boot camp organized by the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) More

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AFRICA

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The question posed by Jessica Horns, the Program Director, AWDF was....have you ever imagined Africa in 30 years to come? Very exciting and mind mapping indeed! More

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FOR MARGINALIZED YOUNG WOMEN & GIRLS

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YWCAA continues to economically empower young women with life skills to fend for themselves and reduce vulnerability. In partnership with the AWDF, More

FIGHTING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE THROUGH TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

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YWCAA in partnership with the African Women Development More

PARTNERSHIP & COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE COMPANIES

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YWCAA forges partners with like-minded organizations like the Alphabet More

MOVEMENT BUILDING

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YWCAA has initiated a grandmothers spearheaded movement in its areas of operation. The project that is being implemented in partnership More

ANTI RETROVIRAL THERAPY

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We have sensitized 2000 PLHIVs and 2000 of their family members on ART which has helped promote ART uptake thus increasing adherence More

RECOGNITION

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In 2011, YWCAA was recognized by the AWDF for its advocacy around HIV that has impacted on lives of the vulnerable women and the youth Besides More

ADVOCACY ON DRUGS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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Through lobbying on alcohol abuse, the Government of Kenya has come up with regulations on illegal liquor brewing that causes disability and deaths. More

HIV/AIDS & WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

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Economically empowered over 10,000 bar waitresses/illicit liquor brewers and widowed grandmothers More

WORLD AIDS DAY CELEBRATIONS

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YWCAA reaches out to a niche area (Bars and Drug dens) which is hardly reached during the More

HIV/AIDS & BCC

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Establishment and maintenance 54 youth groups each with membership of 30 within four informal settlements; a strategy which has promoted community More

GENDER EQUALITY

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Introduction of a gender development project aiming at addressing gender inequality as a key driver of the epidemic. We targeted out-of-school youth (women) More

CARE & SUPPORT TO OVC

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Over 20,000 Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) directly reached with support initiatives in form of school fees, sanitary towel and provision of personal More

BENCH MARKING & EXPERIENCE SHARING ACROSS THE GLOBE

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In 2015, YWCAA was represented at the 'Ask Her Talks' world conference in Canada - an opportunity that saw the current Executive Director share YWCAA's story of More

Success Stories

  • Economic empowerment to young women

    Through YWCAA economic empowerment project, the following are confessions from

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    Person(s) Living Positively with HIV/AIDS

    Ms Anne is the co-founder of Joy Academic for orphaned and vulnerable children within

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  • Reformed Youth

    Roselyne Nyambura is less than 25 years old. At her age, Rose has undergone a lot

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    Kawangware Phase Out

    The Kawangware BAWA Self Help Group was phased out in 2016 and were awarded the “BAWA wings Read More