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Mukuru Slums Development Project

Mukuru Slums Development Project

Mchumbi Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

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About MSDP Kenya (Mukuru Slums Development Projects Kenya) is a registered NGO operating within Mukuru slums and the adjoining areas.
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Mission Mission - "Improving the living condition for people living in informal settlements in Kenya through transformative economic and social empowerment programmes"

Vision - "A transformed society where everyone has access to basic needs and where social justice and human rights are the pillars of human growth"

Our Slogan - "Working with the communities in urban informal settlements to improve living conditions of poor and vulnerable groups"
Description Mukuru Slums Development Project (MSDP) is a registered NGO operating within Mukuru slums and the adjoining areas. It intervenes through various initiatives and programmes in assisting poor and vulnerable residents, in improving and empowering their lifestyles. MSDP programmes have been in operation for more than 10 years now.

Principle Objective The main objective of MSDP is to provide holistic and integrated care with the view of reducing poverty amongst the inhabitants of Mukuru slums and other informal settlements, by focusing on the basic physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual well being.

As an organization MSDP believes in holistic development of the human person. We believe that we have a sacrosanct duty to empower disadvantaged communities with skills and capacity to be in charge of their own development. Enabling people to realize their full potential and access to essential services is fundamental to human dignity and development.

This main objective is realized through the following programmes:

1) Youth empowerment & Rehabilitation

The Department Children and Youth unites several projects which are described in the following.

Mukuru Sports Association (MUSA) - “nurturing talent and youth empowerment”
Youth between 10 and 30 years are trained in football, acrobatic, dance and drama. MUSA offers sports, education support, medical assistance, apprenticeship and related activities for the youth of Mukuru as tools for empowerment and nurturing talents.
Currently the senior men and senior ladies football teams are playing in the Provincial League and the artists perform at shows.
All the MUSA members are drawn from Rueben, Lunga Lunga, Fuata, Nyayo, Kisii and Kayaba villages in Mukuru. The over 200 participants attend training every evening after school and over the weekends and are coached by qualified instructors.

Halfway House - “rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of at risk boys in Mukuru and its adjoning areas”
Halfway House is
Founded 2006
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Economic empowerment
Sports & Peer education
Child Development
Vocational training

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