Who we are
Background of the Organization
Big Minds Community Association (BMCA) is a Non-profit Organization (NGO) that is registered under Attorney General Office in Kenya under the Society’s Act 2019. The organization advocates for Girl child welfare, women health care, Gender Based Violence (GBV), community empowerment and learning opportunities through community projects that promote social change, transformation, sustainable personal and youth development programs . Most of our projects/programs concentrate in Nairobi’s urban slums.
Our overall goal is to outline the linkages between community, business entity, Non-State actors (NGOs, CBOs etc.), corporate donors and the government to achieve the Sustainable development Goals (SDGs) on gender equality, Kenya’s vision 2030 through youth/women unity as key milestone to sustainable development goals.
Empowering Girls From the Slums
Many impoverished slums in the center of developing
countries are home to many families that are battling to survive. Girls are
among the most vulnerable people living in these communities, as they
frequently encounter particular difficulties because of their gender and
socioeconomic standing. But it’s important to acknowledge that these girls have
a lot of promise and that, given the correct assistance, they can get past any
challenges. This essay looks at the different ways we may support girls living
in impoverished slums to break out from the cycle of poverty and realize their
Best Practices For the Girlchild
Helping girls from poor slums is not just a matter of charity but a significant investment in the future
CEO, Madam Monica Karanja was born and raised in these difficult environments hence she has a mountain of experience when it comes to the slum’s life. She perfectly understands what it means coming from these areas.
Mukoma Muchai is a Human Rights defender who advocates for rights, freedoms and justice for all. He believes in giving family the right to live and what they need to have in their lives.
Julius is a Social Justice Activist, a Grassroots organizer and Nonviolent Action trainer. He believes in people owned, people led, people centered, people powered protracted struggles using powerful nonviolent methods in advocating for rights.
Wangari is a paralegal who helps in handling matters that require legal assistance. She works as a Trainer of trainees, Community mobilizer and Community advocate .
We Seek to
Establishing a just and equitable society requires addressing issues related to the empowerment and well-being of girls. Investing in the growth and well-being of girls is essential for the advancement and success of any country, as they comprise over half of the global population. We there conduct various projects aimed at taking actions which can help empower girls from the slums.
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The CBO advocates for Girl child welfare, women health care, Gender Based Violence (GBV), community empowerment and learning opportunities through community projects that promote social change, transformation, sustainable personal and youth development programs . Most of our projects/programs concentrate in Nairobi’s urban slums.