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KASWESHA Comminity Resource Center

managed by J. Gitau

About us


Kariobangi South Welfare and Slums Housing Association (KASWESHA)Cooperative Society is located at Room 2 1St Floor Mutarakwa House off Mutarakwa Road, Kariobangi South Location, Embakasi Division, Nairobi East District East Africa Kenya.

(KASWESHA) was formed by a group of people living in KCC Slum Village in 1999 lead by Mr.James Njoroge Gitau. (KASWESHA) was initially registered under Provincial Department of Social Services(PDSS) under Scheme KCC Muungano Savings Self Help Group and later re-registered under section 10 of the Societies act Cap 108 Laws of Kenya. Currently it is registered under Cooperative Societies act (Cap 490, Section 6 (3)) Laws of Kenya and holds Certificate registration No. CS/11283

KASWESHA is accredited UN Habitat as Habitat Agenda Partners, and it is also accredited AIDS Campaign Partners, by the World Aids Campaign (WAC) see (Partners Section)

KASWESHA also partners with United Nation Millennium Campaign (UNMC) & GCAP Kenya Coalition in advocacy on Millennium Development Goals.

The Organization also works very closely with Nairobi City Council, City Planning Department, Ministry of Housing (Kenya Slum Upgrading Secretariat), and Mr. CEZARY BEDNARSKI of STUDIO BEDNARSKI LONDON (see to see to it that the transformation of of K.C.C. slum village to modern Houses and if possible a Millennium Village is fulfilled. However Owing to financial constrains this task is proving to be very difficult and we do appeal to whom ever it might concern to come to our rescue, and give us any kind of assistance financially, material wise or Ideally we will highly appreciate that.


Mutarakwa Rd P. O. Box, 6417,

J. Gitau

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