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STRATEGIC PLAN LAUNCH

Faraja Foundation’s focus in this period is on women, men, youth and children in conflict and in contact with the law. Our interventions will be anchored in three pillars: Capacity development Projects, Community Adaptation Projects and Human Rights and Advocacy Projects.

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REHABILITATION IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

Faraja supports successful rehabilitation of women, men, youth and children in conflict with the law; serving custodial or non-custodial sentences. Our goal is to contribute towards the realization of behavior change and reform among these target group.

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REINTEGRATION/ RE-ENTRY INTO SOCIETY

Faraja focuses on effective reintegration/ re-entry of offenders back into the society to prevent incompatibility which may lead to unwarranted loss of life and recidivism.

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ADVOCATING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

Faraja has consistently worked with Kenya Prisons Staff and Offenders to ensure that offenders do not become victims of human rights violations and that the duty bearers are equipped to address rehabilitation in adherence to human rights best practices.

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HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Faraja has focused on reducing human suffering among deserving offenders’ families and the less fortunate in the society. We cushion the families of the offenders and the less fortunate against adverse effects of the criminal justice process.









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“Console and Empower”

WELCOME TO FARAJA FOUNDATION

WHO WE ARE

Faraja Foundation is a Not-for-Profit organization located in South B, 10km to the South-Eastern side of Nairobi CBD.

Our History

The Foundation (formerly Faraja Trust) was founded in 1999 by a Swiss Benedictine Priest called Fr. Peter Meienberg for the benefit of the vulnerable members of the society among them women, refugees, and children. Over time, he realized how wanting the living conditions were in prisons when he had to bail out refugees in Nairobi’s women and male prisons and as a result, prisons became the core focus for Faraja.

Our Vision

A Peaceful, Safe and Dignified Society.

Our Mission

Rehabilitate and Reintegrate offenders and children in conflict with the law in a rights-based approach through capacity development, advocacy, and community adaptation interventions.

Our Rallying Call

“Console and Empower”

WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

The primary purpose for the Foundation has been to provide the support needed by vulnerable people to grow, expand, and realize their full potential and capabilities through spiritual and emotional care, emergency humanitarian aid, skills training, small business start-up support, counseling, vocational training, and provision of scholarship opportunities.

Start-up Support
300+ Start-up Support
Emergency Aid
4300+ Emergency Aid
School Schorlaships
2000+ School Schorlaships

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OUR PROGRAMS

Community Adaptation Projects (CAP)

The focus of community adaptation projects is the effective reintegration of offenders back into the society

Capacity Development Projects (CDP)

This is a response to support the successful rehabilitation of women, men, youth and children in conflict with the law; serving custodial or non-custodial sentences.

Human Rights and Advocacy Projects (HRAP)

Engaging in the promotion of human rights in institutions holding offenders in Kenya in partnership with like-minded organizations

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Do you want learn more about our all programs. Please visit all programs page.

READ OUR EXCITING

IMPACT STORIES

4 March 2019

The story of ‘Grace’

Faraja Foundation

“My name is Grace. I am a widow and a mother of three children. I am a trained ECD teacher and was in a polygamous ...

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4 March 2019

Second Chances

Faraja Foundation

Faraja Foundation is offering scholarships for students to continue their High school and vocational education. The program has awarded 30 full scholarships in 2019. They ...

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4 March 2019

The Healing Journey

Faraja Foundation

In line with our Capacity Development Projects (CDP), Faraja Foundation undertook the training of sexual offenders on behaviour change, peer education and counselling in Yatta ...

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