We carefully seek out those most in need of our care, support and time.
WHY MATERNAL HEALTHCARE TOMONONISHO™ (‘MOTHER AND CHILD’)
Patinaai Osim seeks to bridge the gap of insufficient maternal health care services by partnering with community health workers to educate the local women on reproductive health.
Kajiado County has seen an increase in the number of maternal deaths among women and girls, resulting from the inadequacy of well-equipped health facilities to deliver maternal health services to those who need it most.
Kenya’s Free Primary Education Programme is set to reduce/end school dropouts resulting from a lack of school fees. However, the number of girls not completing primary school education is on the rise meaning they miss out on this fundamental basic education.
WHY EDUCATE GIRLS RAMAT OONTOYIE™ (‘NURTURING THE GIRL’)
Educating women is the single, most effective way to reduce poverty, improve health and economic well-being, and bring development to communities throughout the world. Persistent poverty and cultural belief in the Maasai community perpetuate the subjugation of women, denying them basic human rights.
Naretisho™ (‘Building Capacity’)
This is towards Sustainable Livelihoods. Patinaai Osim will provide a space that will enable women in the community to engage in income-generating activities as well as quarters for health education, conservation learning, finance management, and any other enlightening activities that will be deemed necessary and relevant to the community.
Women face unprecedented challenges to their livelihoods, their identities, their institutions, and their sense of place in the evolving global village. This program aims to strengthen the livelihoods base of women.
Climate change is rapidly becoming a reality as depicted by the delayed and then the eventual sporadic rainfall resulting in unpredictable pasture availability patterns as well as heightened erosion due to reduced ground cover and the torrential rains. The increase in temperatures is making it unbearable/unconducive to the residents of Kajiado County.
APOCALYPTIC THREAT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ERAMATATA OLMANYARA™ (‘ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT’)
Persistent droughts have forced the Maasai and their livestock herds to the brink of starvation. Climate change increases the already unbearable workload of Maasai women. On top of their daily work, they have to look after livestock weakened by drought. The loss of livestock and this leads to loss of income, this also means they are not certain of having food for their families.