WOMEN'S SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

The social and economic empowerment of women is Afrikable's main objective. We see it not only as a means of achieving gender equality in itself, but also as a fundamental tool necessary for the overall economic development of developing countries.

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FAIR
TRADE

Fair trade is a tool for global cooperation and justice, a sustainable development strategy…

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CHILD
DEVELOPMENT

Promoting overall child development is another of Afrikable’s key objective.

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Through our Lamu Recycling Solution Project, we do environmental protection work…

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VOLUNTEERING AND AWARENESS

At Afrikable we are committed to volunteering as an essential factor for creating real change in society. How about joining us?

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Afrikable’s driving force

Afrikable’s driving force

They arrive early in the morning, at eight, and say good morning to the rest of their colleagues with a smile on their faces. Work starts and they chat cheerfully, but they are also focused and quiet ... Leer Más

Lamu: destination towards happiness for the holidays

Lamu: destination towards happiness for the holidays

Here we have four situations that will make you smile thanks to the Volunteer Holidays’ program with Afrikable: 1. The arrival and the greetings: The welcome to the tourists in Lamu is a mix between ... Leer Más

What does SHARING mean to you?

What does SHARING mean to you?

Sharing is something that people try to inculcate in young children since childhood, but this concept is blurred with age. Sharing what is excess for us does not have a merit. It is easy to do without... Leer Más

5 reasons for visiting Lamu with Afrikable

5 reasons for visiting Lamu with Afrikable

Reason #1: The old town, heritage of humanity According to UNESCO: Lamu Old Town is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, retaining its traditional functions. Built in co... Leer Más

Creative recycling in Afrikable, craftwork and environment

Creative recycling in Afrikable, craftwork and environment

If fabricating completely handmade products is a major achievement and satisfaction for women working in Afrikable, imagine what means giving a second opportunity and creating new things from what oth... Leer Más

The end of my Solidarity Holidays

The end of my Solidarity Holidays

Tips for your return. Remember: if you want, this can be just the beginning: we will tell you how if you keep reading. Before starting your Solidarity Holidays I am pretty sure you asked yourself:... Leer Más

We pull the thread to know what is behind the textile industry

We pull the thread to know what is behind the textile industry

When talking about the textile industry in Spain, it is unavoidable to mention the Inditex Group, founded by the businessman Amancio Ortega and whose most distinctive company is Zara, a worldwide busi... Leer Más

Three reasons to choose volunteer holidays

Three reasons to choose volunteer holidays

First reason-Take part in life Travelling is surprising, it enriches you, it makes you grown as a person and, above all, it is really addictive. Once you start to see the world you do not want to s... Leer Más

Maternity and work balance

Maternity and work balance

If talking about balancing family life and work is still a challenge left to conquer in many countries of the so-called First World, in the developing countries this balance becomes a real utopia, esp... Leer Más

A book in your hands before your solidarity holidays

A book in your hands before your solidarity holidays

At the beach, at the swimming pool, at the park... any place is okay to start your journey to Africa, because there is nothing better than warm up the engines and learn about the culture of the countr... Leer Más

Afrikable volunteer program: learning and awareness

Afrikable volunteer program: learning and awareness

Would you like to do international volunteering during your holidays but you don´t know where to start, how to organize it or what can you bring to the organization you work with? If you are looking f... Leer Más

Africa is a woman's name. Their empowerment means the prosperity of a continent

Africa is a woman's name. Their empowerment means the prosperity of a continent

There is international consensus on the importance and need of protecting women's human rights. This position recognises their intrinsic value and the links between their rights and prosperity in gene... Leer Más

TESTIMONIES

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“When I see Mariamu reading text messages on her mobile, or Maka returning from school in his uniform, comfortable in his own skin, or when we visit the house under construction, or when I see the satisfaction on Mwanaisha’s face, it makes me aware that change is possible, and then all the effort is...

Lola Serra: Founding member of Afrikable

I just can't forget the women on the project, their children, their stories… I have so many memories! Khadija and Lizian learning to do calculations in Excel, Amina going without eating in order to practise on the sewing machine, Mahmoud gulping at his baby bottle…

Pilar Gómez: 2010 Holidaymaker

My name is Simaloi but my family call me Yeyo, which in Masai for mum. I am 11 years old and my mum has been working for Afrikable for two years. Previously, I lived in Amboseli. I got up at 5 am and waited for my mum to make breakfast if there was food left over from the previous day, then…

Yeyo Thomas

"My life has improved a lot since I started working for Afrikable. I can now send money home regularly and my daughter is studying in the 3rd grade”.

Khadija Hassan: Head of the Fair Trade shop in Lamu, Kenya

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ABOUT AFRIKABLE

Afrikable is a Spanish charitable organisation, registered in the National Register of Associations under number 1/1/594088 and in the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AECID)'s Register of Non-Governmental Organisations under number 2033.

 

In Kenya our association is called Afrika Able Organization and is registered with Kenya's NGO Coordination Board under number 10976.

WHERE ARE WE

  • Lamu, Kenia.
    Madrid, Spain
  • +34 651 060 555