Child Regional Education Support Services (CRESS Kenya)

Overview

Sector

Child Development, Counter-Terrorism & Prevention of Violent Extremism, Education, Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, Health, Humanitarian Emergencies, Peace and Development, Sustainability and Environment

Country

Kenya

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 02 - Zero Hunger, 03 - Good Health and Well-being, 04 - Quality Education, 05 - Gender Equality, 06 - Clean Water and Sanitation, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 13 - Climate Action, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Organization Type

NGO

URL

https://cresskenya.org/

Description

About


Child Regional Education Support Services (CRESS Kenya) is  a nonprofit, Community Based Organization which provides slum communities in Kenya with tools they need to create bright futures for themselves.


CRESS Kenya's programs are geared towards economic advancement, education advancement and human rights advancement. Since its inception in 2011, the organization has helped over 10,000 vulnerable slum children complete basic education, and empowered 800 youth and 300 women through entrepreneurship and vocational training. It has also trained slum women on how to make solar cookers using locally available materials. CRESS Kenya is also involved in a number of peace initiatives in slums.

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