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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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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:22:30 -0700

Raila was speaking near Annex in Eldoret town at the burial of business woman Margaret Jepkoech Kimurgong, who was ODM chairperson in Uasin Gishu county and Vice Treasurer of the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake organization. Also present were MPs ...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0700

We have lost our loved ones and seen property destroyed because of conflict," Maendeleo ya Wanawake Lopata Ward Chairperson Mary Ngimor said. The parliamentary committee chairman, Johnston Sakaja, praised the peace efforts, saying police ...

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 01:26:15 -0700

The Gecagas The Hon. Mrs. J. T. Gecaga, government nominated member of Kenya Legislative council, with her husband and her two children, Mary and John on their return from a tour of the port of Mombasa. Photo: File. Theirs is a blessed fortune borne of ...

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0700

Speaking in Bomet town during a funds drive in aid of Bomet branch Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation, Council of Governors chairman Peter Munya, Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto and their Kakmega counterpart Wycliffe Oparanya claimed the recent ...
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:56:15 -0700

The three were speaking in Bomet town at a fundraiser for the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation. They appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to resubmit Juma's name to Parliament. Oparanya said if Uhuru resubmits Juma's name, MPs will require ...
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 01:15:00 -0700

Laikipia West protesters found women's underwear, condoms, bones, gumboots and torn pieces of sacks in drums of illicit brew confiscated following a demo on Wednesday. Marmanet MCA Francis Mukuria, county Maendeleo ya Wanawake leader Irene ...
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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:48:45 -0700

She said the county government of Makueni is willing to work with those who will be elected especially in a civic education programme that the county is rolling out. Maendeleo ya Wanawake is set to conduct elections this month. County officials' polls ...

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Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 -0700

“I have perused the Maendeleo ya Wanawake constitution but I haven't come across such as clause,” said Ms Nyamvula. She said one only needs to be a life member of the organisation and pay the stipulated fees to qualify to run for a seat. Mombasa MYWO ...

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