Who are we?
Swahiba is a Swahili word meaning a close friend. We are a faith-based organization whose primary focus is on the marginalized, underprivileged and destitute communities living in the slums and rural areas.
Jitambue Purity Program
The JPP is a program targeting Teens in High Schools of ages 13 to 19 years predominantly from the slum. The core areas of focus include: Purity, Self-Worth and Positive Reproductive Health.
Mentorship & Empowerment Program
The Primary objective of the Mentorship and Empowerment Program – MEP is to hone the High School graduate Girls from the Slums with a trade, skills, experience and positive values to enable them achieve their God given dreams.
The camps are tailored to provide teaching, mentorship and inspiration to live radically for Christ. Since inception of the Abide Camps, we have had 2143 young people come through the Camps with over 683 commiting to follow Christ.
Tabasamu is a shoe distribution apeal for needy children in the slums across the city of Nairobi. There is agreat need for every child in the slums have shoes. In the slums there are no paved roads, proper toilet/waste management.
It is believed that most christians made their decision to follow christ in high school. First priority focuses on connecting the church to reach student by training student leaders to reach out to fellow student.
Short term missions
Mission involves: Speaking in Purity Clubs in High Schools, Leading Sessions of Evangelism and Discipleship, Visiting Families in the Slums with Food baskets and sharing the gospel with them , Medical camps among others
Mentorship & Empowerment Program, Current Girls Enrolled
Abide Camp, Target for August
Jitambue Project, Current Girls Participating
Tabasamu Shoe Campaign Target for Christmas
From Our Blog
“Go change the world,” words from a friend as I left for Nairobi, Kenya this summer to spend a couple of weeks serving in the slums of Kibera. Little did I realize how much their world would end up changing me. Several people have asked about my time in Kenya―the...read more
Before taking my recent (and first time) trip to Nairobi to work with Swahiba Networks (SN), I prepared myself for what I might find. I knew there would be extreme poverty, seemingly unlivable living conditions, trash, bad smells, and people on top of people in the...read more
Kibera is the perfect picture of what most Westerners believe Africa to be. Rows on rows of tiny tin houses line the streets. An array of garbage decorates the ground, and people with dusty clothes and tired eyes are around every corner. Everyone is very literally...read more
Swahiba Networks is a Christian organization whose primary focus is on the marginalized, underprivileged and destitute communities in Kenya..
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