Young Africa Women Initiatives

Contact Information



Nakuru, Kenya

Primary Contact

Fidelis Karanja

Type of Organization/Institute

Non-governmental organization (NGO)

Mission Statement

The Young Africa Women Initiative (YAWI) aims to provide women survivors of war, civil violence, and gender-based violence with the tools and resources necessary to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency.

Our Goals: education/empowerment of women is our primary goal.

• Educate women on their human rights and empower them to create social change through peace building activities
• Encourage African women to develop their communities using sustainable methods
• Increase the amount of resources available for women’s projects
• Establish a network of organizations and individuals committed to promoting and protecting women’s rights

Primary Strategies

Thematic Actions Group