About us

Kakamega county Widows Empowerment Project is a not for profit making organization that is operational in Kakamega County.
The organization was founded in 2016 and got registered in March 2017 with the government of Kenya under the ministry of social services. Registration no is: KAK/CCSD/CBO/005/2017.
The reason behind establishing the organization was to reach out,empower,advocate and transform the lives of female headed households including the widows,Vulnerable single mothers and teen mothers in kakamega county and beyond.


To advance social and economic empowerment to the less fortunate in the societ (widows, plwds, ovc and girls)


A society that embraces the rights of the less fortunate and their achievements


  1. To advocate for the rights of widows.
  2. To promote the wellbeing orphans and vulnerable children in the community.
  3. To create a channel where the less fortunate can air out their issues
  4. To reduce stigma in the society for people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
  5. To advance the reproductive health and advocacy for women and girls
  6. To invest in farming for food security and for women economic empowerment (WEE)


KCWEP is currently actively involved in projects aiming at poverty reduction, social welfare and economic Empowerment. These projects include:

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