Working together to empower women in Kenya by putting community ideas into action
Dzarino CBO is a women-led community-based organization based in the Mtwapa area of Kilifi County that provides training and support to the underprivileged members of the rural communities in Kenya.
Dzarino’s work is concentrated in the coastal area of Kenya where it is established and has worked for over 20 years. It has a strong membership base and is currently run by a dedicated core of volunteers, with skills in training, community development, enterprise development, financial management, health care, and the law. In addition to training, Dzarino currently runs an early child development centre and collaborates with the health sector to conduct medical camps thereby bringing primary health care to remote communities.
What We Do
Identify a challenging situation in our community
Work with the community to come up with ideas to solve the challenge
Create an action plan and provide training and support
The idea is implemented and we measure the success
Dzarino empowers local leaders through training to respond to needs within their own communities.
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We work with local women and groups to create products that provide income and sustainable living for women in poverty.
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Dzarino is a membership-based organization – we recruit informal community-based groups with a mission to build their capacity.
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11th March 2022 was a day to remember for Dzarino. That Friday marked the end of the year of Ndalago when the project held its annual meeting, typically dubbed as “kuvunja kisanduku”. Ndalago is a Dzarino project dealing specifically with the table banking activity....
On Tuesday 8th March 2022, Dzarino CBO was fortunate to have been among the organizations marked by the Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) to get visited by its top brass as a way of encouragement to its members in doing their businesses. Dzarino welcomed the Chairman of the...
We focus on helping the communities focus on their most pressing issues such as education, agricultural support, water supplies or free medicines, all underpinned by the common principles of community participation. With its universal principles and adaptable methods,...