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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) is a women's NGO that deals with issues to do with women's rights and gender equity in Kenya.[1] It was founded by in 1952 and has approximately 600,000 groups contributing to a total membership of about two million women. It is currently chaired by Rukia Subow and has various agendas in its mission statement, including maternal, child health and family planning and training women in leadership and development.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Maendeleo Ya Wanawake". www.maendeleo-ya-wanawake.org. Maendeleo Ya Wanawake. Retrieved 2007-01-14. 

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:48:45 -0700

Women and youth should prudently use funds given by the US government during President Barack Obama's visit, Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Rahab Muiu has said. Obama remarked women and youth should be the first beneficiaries of the ...

The Star

The Star
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:11:15 -0700

Two women MPs were overheard plotting at a city hotel how they should sponsor women to protest against the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chairperson. The two legislators said the MYWO is on it s death bed and all that is going on is looting of the ...

K24 TV

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0700

She was the first African president of Maendeleo ya Wanawake and the first African woman to attain the rank of senior superintendent of Kenya Prisons. She became MP and was the only South Nyanza MP to side with former Vice President Oginga Odinga ...
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:37:30 -0700

... and apply for loans or tenders for the sake our development," she said. Ms Kimurgong was a single mother of three children. The politician cum-businesswoman was also the vice-treasurer of Maendeleo ya Wanawake, Uasin Gishu County, until her death.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:56:15 -0700

In attendance were Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi, Public Service Commission chairperson Prof Margaret Kobia, NCIC chairperson Francis Ole Kaparo, Maendeleo ya Wanawake national chairperson Rahab Mwikali and Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation ...
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:52:30 -0700

KIAMBU Governor William Kabogo on Friday urged women to help rehabilitate youths suffering from alcohol withdrawal. He said Kiambu will hire 60 to 100 rehabilitated youths from every ward for casual jobs. Kabogo spoke in Kiambu town when he met 600 ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:41:37 -0700

Pia anatumai kuwa mkutano huo utasukuma mbele maendeleo ya wanawake na kutimizwa kwa malengo ya maendeleo baada ya mwaka 2015. Mongella amesema anatarajia kuwa China itachukua nafasi muhimu zaidi katika kuwawezesha wanawake na ...
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:52:30 -0800

The High Court has blocked the NGO co-ordination board and the state from holding a special AGM for Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation. Justice Johnana Havelock of Milimani Commercial Division has issued temporary conservatory orders directing ...

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