We are a non governmental organization working to To restore hope and purpose to the less advantaged women, youth and children in slums of Nairobi and rural areas of Kenya
Riruta United Women Empowerment Programme (RUWEPO) NGO started as Riruta United Methodist Women ministry in 2004 as a women ministry within Riruta United Methodist Church in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Due to her tremendous work in the community in socio-economic development of the disadvantaged families-women, youth and children in the slums and rural parts of Kenya,it was registered as not-for-profit making organization by the office of the president to widen its scope of operations in Kenya.
The mission of RUWEPO is to give hope and purpose to vulnerable and disadvantaged minorities, women, youth and children through advocacy and capacity building programs in the slums and rural areas of Kenya.
RUWEPO has its leadership structure and workers who are mainly women. They have a constitution that guides them to manage the organization. RUWEPO has the Board of directors who make key decisions under the CEO.
There was need to develop programs to cater for the interests and concerns of vulnerable and disadvantaged women, youth and children. This organization has been encouraging and supporting advocacy, support and social action in the community through capacity building programs.