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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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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 22:33:45 -0800

Kangundo sub-county residents on February 4, 2016 lauded Machakos county Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Fransisca Mutinda and the county first lady Lilian Nganga for attending cancer screening awareness meeting. The meeting was held at ...

Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:00:00 -0800

Laikipia County Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) representative, Irene Wachuka, condemned the sexual abuse and challenged parents to rise to the occasion by reporting such cases to the authorities. She stressed that by refusing to report ...


Mon, 18 Jan 2016 02:30:00 -0800

Top leaders in Nakuru County on Saturday came out in large numbers to show solidarity with Maendeleo ya Wanawake chair lady, Keziah Ngina. This was during a harambee that was held at Stem Hotel to raise money to clear a hospital bill that was accrued ...


Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:22:30 -0800

Mombasa County Maendeleo ya Wanawake Chair Afiya Rama. She appealed to the Mombasa County government to borrow a leaf from other international states like Thailand where ocean water is purified and supplied as clean water to locals. [Maxwell ...

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 03:08:33 -0800

Machakos Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation Chairperson Francisca Mutinda also hit out at Wiper for hijacking the venue of their rally which, she said, had been booked by the women's group for a workshop. Mutinda said they had booked the Mulu ...


Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:30:00 -0800

Hindu Council of Kenya, Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation and Kenya Vegetarian Club have planted more than 400 trees in seven schools in Kisumu Central constituency. County Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chair Atieno Otieno said trees ...
K24 TV
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:22:30 -0800

Former Devolution CS Anne Waiguru (right) with Maendeleo ya Wanawake Nairobi chair Martha Miyandazi, the organisation's representative for Embakasi Cecilia Wairimu and former Nairobi Environment executive Evans Ondieki at a 'thanksgiving' forum in ...

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:52:06 -0800

Now is the time to let you know of her debts with the chama, and a loan from Maendeleo ya Wanawake; all which you have to pay since you have been idolised as a good son. The good son has to subsidise his younger brother's school fees in primary school ...

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