OUR BELIEVE

The aged gave us life – it is our time to give them the quality of life they deserve”

Objectives

  • Creating awareness in the community.
  • Advocacy on livelihood and social protection for both older people and grand children
  • Empowering the older persons in terms of information and age friendly income generating activities providing basic needs in their households.
  • Resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Networking and collaborations.

OBJECTIVE 1

  • We mark and celebrate all older people international days.
  • We do community gatherings, theaters and drummers.
  • Print IEC materials e.g brochures, posters, T-shirts and banners etc.
  • We use media means to reach the unreached.
  • We do year ending parties and celebrate individual birthdays.

Objective 2

  • We do a lot in lobbying the Government.
  • We do forums and workshops on issues of older persons
  • We do short messages
  • Invites pro bono advocates, doctors, relevant Gok. Ministries, Researchers.
  • We do collection of data’s, fact finding, case study, print information materials e.g. fliers, posters and banners among others.
  • We do follow up on court cases.

Objective 3

  • We do age friendly income generating activities e.g. detergents/soap making, bead works and weaving activities.
  • We do resource mobilization, monitoring and Evaluation.
  • We do table banking
  • Group therapy, engage in story telling, singing and dancing. Educational tours,
  • We hold meetings where we bring youths together with the older persons for social justice education and mentorship (bridging the intergenerational gap).
  • One to one counseling and referrals.

Objective 4

  • We network and collaborate with all likeminded, in terms of the welfare of the older persons.
  • We host both local and international volunteers.
  • We promote internship.

Objective 5

  • We do basic home based care, nutritional support.
  • Distribute clothes kitchen necessities e.g. jikos, cooking pots, plates, cups. e.t.c.
  • We rescue and shelter the abused and abandoned older persons.
  • When one dies without any family support, or no one to claim, we facilitate burial expenses.
  • We promote educational support and memory book writing.