Mutunga Foundation (MF)
New Kitisuru, Suit 117,
Kitisuru Cresent, Nairobi County
Contact person: Josephine Kathini Ndirangu
- Environmental project
- Educational policy/project
- Commune, community project
- Volunteers are welcome.
Mutunga Foundation (MF) is an NGO, registered in 2009, which focuses on gender advocacy and economic empowerment to the rural poor especially women, youth and the vulnerable in the communities. We mobilize them into small groups and train them according to their need.
Mutunga Foundation (MF) is a non-profit organization based in Thange Ward, Kibwezi East, Makueni County. It is dedicated to creating a world where communities can determine their own lives, and live free from poverty.
A society where all people hold the power to create opportunities for themselves and others.
To engage positively with our stakeholders using public participation to build resilience in the communities.
• Promote climate change awareness: Increase understanding of climate change and empower communities to take action that will increase their resilience and livelihoods. Support initiatives that sensitize communities on conservation; Mobilise communities to identify and initiate alternative market-oriented economic activities to mitigate against degradation; Support communities prepare for and adapt to climate change; Integrate climate change knowledge and practice into all MF programs; Strengthen participation in nature-based enterprises from natural products, tree nurseries and traditional handicrafts;
• Promote quality education: Increase access to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities and improve their livelihoods; Address demand-side barriers to girls’ education through an additional activities undertaken after school covering girls’ rights, HIV/Aids, gender based violence, life skills, menstruation, health, and career awareness; Improve the capacity of school management committees to raise funds and form corporate partnerships that will increase resources to improve the physical infrastructure of schools to ensure girls attend, stay in school and learn; Host large motivational mentoring events for girls and their mothers; Support youth training in entrepreneurship skills and launching of small business ventures; Support basic literacy classes that are also combined with financial literacy and awareness on critical issues such as HIV/Aids.
• Promote access to water: Increase availability of water and improve its management and use for food security. Support initiatives to sink boreholes to reduce the distance from water sources and allow women devote time to other economic activities; Support efficient use of rainfall water including rainwater harvesting initiatives and construction of storage infrastructure water storage (dams) and irrigation; promote combined use of surface water and groundwater; Build capacity of community to manage these water systems sustainability;
• Promote food security and livelihoods: Improve food security through increased food production and promotion of market oriented livelihood options. Promote adoption commercially oriented, climate-resilient agricultural practices through improvements in productivity, post-production management practices and market linkages for targeted value chains; Support investment in the development of agro based industries like fruits processing and honey refining; Advocate for efficient rural finance and credit supply systems for small scale farmers; Support capacity improvement in the governance of farmers’ cooperatives.
Josephine Kathini Ndirangu is the Executive Director of Mutunga Foundation (MF).
For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.