About Us

WHY UNITED FOUNDATION  is a combination of two charitable non profit organisations, Assist from Denmark, www.assist-denmark.dk and the SONshine Club Kenya Project based in Northern Ireland, www.sckp.co.uk.  Both charities have been working n Kenya within the Tharaka area mainly, but their work spreads to Chuka and Meru, and have been working in the same regions of Kenya for several  years now and doing similar work, with similar aims and vision,

 

 WHY UNITED FOUNDATION is based on a Christian foundations and builds on the understanding  that all people are equal. Why United will provide help and assistance to people regardless of race, sex, religion and social status.

 

 WHY UNITED FOUNDATION  is a Company Limited by Guarantee and registered in Nairobi, having both European and Kenyan Directors, and is enabled to carry out a wide range of charitable activities.



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Our Mission Statement

  

We seek to change the living environment of the most needy children through enabling such children to access appropriate education, monitoring their standard of health, encouraging their economic awareness and provision, and promoting self reliance and self respect.

Our Vision

  

To assist in the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of sustainable development.

Core Values

  

We seek to change the living environment of the most needy children through enabling such children to access appropriate education, monitoring their standard of health, encouraging their economic awareness and provision, and promoting self reliance and self respect.


Overall Objective


To work in direct collaboration with the community in order to harness the community’s good will and potential for development and direct it towards sustainable development projects that are environmentally friendly and will lead toward opportunities for employment that will therefore assist in poverty reduction.

 

This shall be in line with the Kenya Vision 2030 and the Millennium development goals number 1, 2 and 7 which aims at eliminating extreme Poverty and Hunger achieving universal primary education and ensuring environmental Sustainability.

 

 

STRATEGIES

 

The following are the key strategies guiding the organization:

 

I. Promotion of primary education

II. Promotion of Community health

III. Promotion of sustainable economic development

 

ACTIVITIES 

1. We conduct regular, scheduled consultations with local committees. 

2. We seek to sensitize the community on the importance of a healthy lifestyle. 

3. We carry out an annual health screening exercise for all the beneficiaries. 

4. We seek to sensitize the Community on the importance of the Health Insurance Scheme and facilitate the enrollment to the same. 

5. We facilitate the opening of Bank Accounts for all sponsored children/beneficiaries. 

6. We initiate income generating activities for the beneficiaries for the purpose of providing resources to fund their exit strategies. 

7. We network with like-minded Organizations for the purposes of possible collaboration. 

8. We undertake monitoring and evaluation of our programs.