Resilience Action International (RAI), previously known as SAVIC, is a refugee-led non-governmental organization duly registered with the Kenya NGO Coordination Board (OP. 218/051/15-111/10457). RAI began as a community-based organization formed by refugees in 2010, with the primary goal of empowering refugee youths through livelihood skills and reproductive health campaigns. The main programs are Basic and Advanced ICT training, English language classes, financial literacy/entrepreneurship classes, Tailoring course,s and sexual reproductive health classes. We also offer certificate vocational courses in partnership with other organizations which include, Global English Language offered in partnership with Jesuit Worldwide Learning and academic foundational courses in collaboration with Open Society University Network. The organization applied for and was granted registration as a non-profit organization at the national level in 2016. To date, RAI has reached out to over 18,000 youth through various programs including vocational training, life skill courses, and reproductive health programs.
- Jesuit Worldwide Learning (JWL)
- OSUN Hubs for Connected Learning Initiatives
- Tactical Tech
- Livelihood Impact Fund
- Ibis Reproductive Health
- We Lead Project-Kenya
- F5 Tech for Good Grants
- Amplify Change
- Global Whole Being Fund
- CAF America
Segal Family Foundation
Don Bosco Kakuma
One World Children's Fund
John & Mary Franklin Foundation
Anderson Rodgers Foundation
Organization Mission: “To empower displaced youth to achieve greater potential by increasing opportunities for education, productive livelihoods, and access to reproductive health services.”
Organization Vision: “To create a society where every young person can influence the decisions that affect their well-being and participate actively in the socio-economic building of their communities.”
Contact Person: Wyclife Barasa
Contact Email: email@example.com
Second Contact Person: Gloria Mairura
Secondary Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional location: Main headquaters are in Kakuma Refugee Camp, where most of RAI operations run. Other than Kakuma Refugee camp in Kenya, RAI also has a program running in Goma Demographic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Networks: Youth Collective, Global Alliance for Communities
Network Emails: email@example.com
Field Partners: Cohere
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