Kowil Women & Orphan Self Help Group (KWOSH) was formed and registered under registration number S.H. NO. 10533 as a community based organization in March and legally registered in September 2005. KWOSH is located in Manyatta slum in Kisumu City that habours a population of 500,000 residents of which its membership of 25 spans among the Youths and widows hail from. The CBO office is situated in KICK Compound, Opposite Winam Law Court Kibuye. KWOSH was designed to implement its project intervention programs to reduce poverty level through participating in craft production in terms capacity building and training for young unemployed women and youths in general to sustain their socio-economic and livelihood status.
Since inception, the KWOSH has been imparting Arts and Crafts skills that enables its members to be highly innovative to produce impressive and quality products by using waste and recycled materials from Jua Kali sector like recycled wires, iron sheets, recycled water hyacinth and papyrus and recycled papers and polythene as raw materials. In deed art and craft pays well if well attended to with diligence, skills for quality production and integrated strategic marketing thus provides enormous employment to the informal sector.
KWOSH endeavors to promote and socio-economically empower widows, youths in innovative art and craft productions as the basis of holistic community economic development. (read more)
P.O. Box 19091-40113, Kisumu, Kenya
TEL: +254 735 683 111/ +254 725571957