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BORESHA JAMII INITIATIVE FOR TRANSFORMATION

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Boresha Jamii Initiative for transformation (BJIT) is a registered national Non-Governmental Organization.

The organization’s main object is to empower the local communities through education & training, resource mobilization using Self Help concept, Health, sanitation and environment protection for sustainable development and transformation. Boresha Jamii Organization envisions local communities managing and enjoying their sustained development. Our activities are as detailed below:

1. Building Capacity for Local Youth in Agribusiness

This project aims to empower the youth, PWDS and their families through innovation, value addition, training/skills transfer, demonstration on sustainable agribusiness and livelihoods improvement methods. The project activities are carried out in Olkalou sub County of Nyandarua County located along Lanet - Thompson Falls Road approximately 30 minutes drive from Nakuru Town.

2. Special Needs Education Support

This project primarily supports children with special needs in education, children living in difficult circumstances and those in need of rescue and protection to access education. The project aims to raise funds and sponsor children in specialized institutions where they can access special education and psycho-social support. BJIT also runs an Early Childhood Education Centre located in Pangani Slum of NakuruCity 10 minutes drive from the Central business district, where poor children access education at much subsidized cost and get a meal .....which is sometimes the only meal they get in a day.

3. Supporting Caregivers of Children with Extreme Disabilities

This Project targets caregivers of children with extreme disabilities a such as cerebral palsy to acquire skills that give them opportunities in order to take care of the children who are highly dependent on them. Skills taught are dressmaking, tailoring, beadwork. Hair and beauty. The care givers also receive psycho-social support and massage techniques to help in basic physio therapy and occupational therapy to the children. This project is located in Pangani slum, Nakuru City of Nakuru County in Kenya.

4. Youth Training & Empowerment for Sustainable Livelihoods

This project targets youth empowerment including support for persons with disabilities to gain skills that help them to live independently. Skills trained are dressmaking, tailoring, metal fabricators plant operators, bead work and carrier bags making. The organization is working hard to establish a sheltered workshop for PWDS where they can work at their own speed and slowly build confidence as well as link them to potential markets. Currently there are two projects running located in Milangine (Olkalou) and Pangani slums in Nakuru.

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About BORESHA JAMII INITIATIVE FOR TRANSFORMATION

Location:

P.O BOX 14019 NAKURU, NAKURU, RIFT VALLEY 20100, KE

Mission Statement

To develop the potential and capacities of the local communities and support their participation in sustainable development Programmes to enhance livelihoods and well-being.

Description

Boresha Jamii Initiative for transformation (BJIT) was registered in Kenya in 2019 as a national Non-Governmental Organization. The organization’s main object is to empower the local communities through education & training, resource mobilization using Self Help concept, Health&sanitation,enhanced opportunities for the disabled and environment protection for sustainable development and transformation.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

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WHERE

Mburu Gichua Road, Pangani Estate NakuruAdjacent to Lake Nakuru National ParkNakuru, Rift Valley Region Kenya

(-0.28513,36.06575)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Child Development
  • Physical Therapy
  • Cosmetology
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Most programs in Kenya run from 8:00 a.m to 4:00 pm. However non Kenyans are allowed to choose to work less hours mostly from 8:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m ( 5 hours)
  • None

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