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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The Constitution of Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya

Jorge Burón, a Political Science student at UAM (Autonomous University of Madrid), shares his experience during the fourth and last talk of a four-part cycle on Rights, Freedom and Democracy, from the... Leer Más

Women’s Rights

Women’s Rights

Jorge Burón, a Political Science student at UAM (Autonomous University of Madrid), shares his experience during the third talk of a four-part cycle on Rights, Freedom and Democracy, from the point of ... Leer Más

Equality and Gender

Equality and Gender

Jorge Burón, a Political Science student at UAM (Autonomous University of Madrid), shares his experience during the second talk of a four-part cycle on Rights, Freedom and Democracy, from the point of... Leer Más

Talking politics. Part one

Talking politics. Part one

Jorge Burón, a Political Science student at UAM (Autonomous University of Madrid), shares his experience during the first workshop of a four-part cycle on Rights, Freedom and Democracy from the point ... Leer Más

Out of sight…

Out of sight…

Out of sight... out of mind, they say. Well, we don’t know about that what is certain is poor eye sight means not getting the full potential out of a lesson, not being able to do small tasks like sewi... Leer Más

365 days for Women Empowerment

365 days for Women Empowerment

Today is our day, the day to remind the world of our rights, that we exist, that we are just as intelligent as men, that we want equality. Today seems to be the day that has been granted to us to giv... Leer Más

We are not alone

We are not alone

International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate that in the face of inequality and injustice we are not alone. Many women and men have decided to act in favor of women’s rights and our empowerment as ag... Leer Más

1 market and 4 money boxes

1 market and 4 money boxes

Those were the options I chose to continue collaborating with Afrikable from Spain and to help launch the Maternity Home. A Center for Reproductive and Maternal Health, through which Afrikable empower... Leer Más

8th Edition Afrikable’s Solidarity Holidays 2017

8th Edition Afrikable’s Solidarity Holidays 2017

The new Afrikable’s Solidarity Holidays programme comes out at last. This is our 8th edition and we are very proud to say that so far more than 400 people have been able to participate in the project,... Leer Más

Graduation Ceremony Kindergarten 2016

Graduation Ceremony Kindergarten 2016

Dawn and you already feel that it is a special day, like every day here, but today with a different touch, 9 of our children graduate and in January they will go to primary school. To celebrate, the w... Leer Más

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

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
  • +34 605 722 162