Women’s Voice and Leadership – Kenya

Reporting Organization:CARE Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 8,000,000
Timeframe: February 26, 2019 - December 31, 2023
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

CARE Canada

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Kenya - $ 8,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Economic Development & Empowerment (50 %)

Gender Equality (50 %)

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This project is part of Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program, which supports local and regional women’s organisations and networks that are working to promote women’s rights, and advance women’s empowerment and gender equality in developing countries. This is done by supporting activities, building institutional capacity, and promoting network and alliance-building as women’s rights and feminist organizations are critical agents of change. The Program also responds to the globally recognized, significant gap in funding and support to women’s rights organizations and movements around the world. The project, implemented by CARE Canada, supports approximately 120 women’s rights organizations across Kenya. The project helps them improve their structures, programming and capacity to deliver quality services in order to promote women’s and girls’ rights, and equal opportunities for all. It also strengthens the effectiveness of women’s rights platforms in Kenya.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females
Descriptors: Urban Rural Refugees Persons with disabilities Internally displaced people (IDP) LGBTQ2I Communities
Total Direct Population: 1,200
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120 Women’s rights organizations supported
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management and sustainability of local women’s rights organizations in Kenya; (2) enhanced performance of women’s rights organizations’ programming and advocacy to advance gender equality and empower women and girls; and (3) increased effectiveness of sub-national and national women’s rights platforms, networks and alliances to affect policy, legal and social change in Kenya.

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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