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Omega Foundation is a local non-governmental organization registered in 2001 and currently operates with a national focus primarily to promote health and build livelihood support systems in Nyanza,Western and parts of Rift Valley provinces.Health is our focus and since HIV/AIDS constitutes the greatest challenge to socio economic development and poverty reduction in these target provinces,HIV response forms the centre piece of Omega Foundation's ongoing work and may assume even greater significance in future.
We work in a region with the highest HIV prevalence and one of the highest poverty levels in Kenya. This complex mix of poverty and HIV/AIDs creates high rates of orphan hood and increased vulnerability of children and women. Harmful cultural practices that infringe on rights of PLWHs, OVCs and widows are common in the beneficiary communities.
Omega Foundation’s activities include;