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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Seven years later…

Seven years later…

It’s already been seven years since we undertook this wonderful project. Seven years full of joys, many smiles, and also more sorrows than we would have wanted to experience, but, ultimately, seven in... Leer Más

Allotmenting Afrikable’s Shamba

Allotmenting Afrikable’s Shamba

Guided by Manu, an ex solidarity holidayer who never keeps still and loves to get involve in new adventures, and with Pablo’s help www.huerteamos.com, Afrikable has now an ecological allotment and a h... Leer Más

Great progress in Afrikable facilities

Great progress in Afrikable facilities

In the last few weeks, Afrikable facilities in Lamu had great progress. Thanks to the effort and hard work from the whole team, we have accomplished major milestones. On the one hand, we have water i... Leer Más

Afrikable Stage Play: FATUMA AND THE PUNDA

Afrikable Stage Play: FATUMA AND THE PUNDA

Thinking about some new ideas for the project, we decided to prepare a little stage play, so children could have a great time laughing of our rookie swahili and also learn about waste disposal. We met... Leer Más

Afrikable, declared as Public Interest Organization

Afrikable, declared as Public Interest Organization

We start the week with an announcement that makes us feel very proud and full of joy, as someone might say ;) … Afrikable has been recognized by the Ministry of Interior as a Public Interest Organizat... Leer Más

Interview with Lola Serra in Tres Mundos, Solidaridad RNE5

Interview with Lola Serra in Tres Mundos, Solidaridad RNE5

On the occasion of Africa Day, the radio program Tres Mundos, Solidaridad de Radio 5 RNE, interviewed Lola Serra, co-founder and partner of Afrikable, to share with the audience what we have been doin... Leer Más

Little girls that leave marks

Little girls that leave marks

Moritet was one of the little girls that mark your like without wanting it. She arrived in Afrikable in 2010 from Amboseli with her aunt Joyce, with an illness that required constant treatment and a l... Leer Más

Share the Afrikable joy

Share the Afrikable joy

On Friday 17th I visited the Public School María Doña de Los Palacios, in Sevilla. I visited 4th and 5th grade students to tell them my experience in Kenia, and specifically in Afrikable. Last year,... Leer Más

Paqui shares her experience in Afrikable with the high school ‘Sevilla Este’

Paqui shares her experience in Afrikable with the high school ‘Sevilla Este’

Paqui Cabeza, a volunteer taking part in the programme Solidarity Holidays, has organised a talk in the high school ‘Sevilla Este’ in order to share her experience as an Afrikable’s ‘holidayer’. &nbs... Leer Más

Why may Afrikable be of benefit to your company?

Why may Afrikable be of benefit to your company?

Your company and employees can obtain better results by making use of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes –planned for Lamu– and Afrikable’s projects. In this organization, we want to pro... Leer Más

Belén shares her experience in Afrikable with Luis Braille School

Belén shares her experience in Afrikable with Luis Braille School

Belén Morillo, a volunteer taking part in the programme Solidarity Holidays, has organised a talk in the school Luis Braille, in Malaga, where she teaches, in order to share her experience as an Afrik... Leer Más

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

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