Agape Child Support Organization (ACSO-KENYA)
ACSO KENYA is an inter-denominational Christian organization that focuses on promoting the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual development of children. We offer a variety of programs and services aimed at supporting children and their Caregivers, including Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH), Jiggers Eradication, early childhood education, Mentorship, mental health services, Environmental Conservation and stewardship and Caregivers support(Food Security, Livestock Development, Poultry Rearing, Maize Farming).
We also work to advocate for policies and programs that promote child well-being and address issues such as poverty, education, and access to healthcare. We conduct research on child development and contribute to the development of best practices in the field.
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Agape Child Support Organization has been providing support to children in Nambale sub-county, Busia county, Kenya through our development and humanitarian programmes. We work with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programmes to meet the needs of the most deprived children. We also advocate for greater investment of public and private resources for children.
To provide support of education, medical care, spiriual and emotional support to needy and vulnerable children in Nambale sub county, Busia county, Kenya. The organization shall adhere to internationally accepted best practices in the care of children. The organization will also contribute to a civil society. Further the organization commits to guardianship of the natural environment, to follow internationally accepted best practices in all development projects.
To meet the needs of vulnerable children, needy and vulnerable population while developing shelters, a school and medical clinic on land that will be owned by Agape child support organization (ACSO)
Works to find sustainable ways to empower the marginalized and vulnerable young lives through peace and justice
To save children’s lives,to defend their rights and to help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.
Some examples of programs that we do include:
- Early Childhood Education: Programs that provide quality education and care for young children, including preschool program.
- Mentoring and Tutoring: Programs that connect children with adult mentors or tutors who can provide one-on-one support and guidance.
- Nutrition and Health Programs: Programs that promote healthy eating habits and physical activity for children, afterschool sports programs, and initiatives of clean growth.
- Mental Health Services: Programs that provide counseling, therapy, and other mental health services to children and families, such as school-based mental health clinics, community mental health centers, and crisis hotlines.
- Arts and Culture Programs: Programs that expose children to music, art, theater, and other cultural experiences, including afterschool arts programs and camps (AWANA and Retreats).
- Youth Development Programs: Programs that provide opportunities for children to develop leadership skills, engage in community service, and build positive relationships with peers and adults, including Boys & Girls Clubs, Scouting organizations, and community service clubs.
- Child Abuse Prevention Programs: Programs that educate parents, caregivers, and children about child abuse prevention and provide support to families in crisis, including home visiting programs, family support centers, and parent education programs.
- Literacy Programs: Programs that promote reading and writing skills for children, including literacy tutoring programs, book clubs, and library programs.
- Foster Care and Adoption Services: Programs that provide temporary or permanent homes for children who cannot live with their birth families, such as foster care agencies and adoption agencies.
- Special Education Services: Programs that provide educational and related services to children with disabilities, such as special education programs in schools and early intervention programs.
- Child Advocacy Centers: Programs that provide comprehensive services to child victims of abuse and their families, including medical evaluations, forensic interviews, counseling, and referrals to community resources.
These programs can have a significant positive impact on children’s lives by providing them with education, support, and opportunities for growth and development.