About Us

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE


Kenya Muslim Youth Development Organization (KMYDO) is a national youth led Muslim organization that engages in health programs to improve the health of Muslims mainly youth, women and families. KMYDO works closely with the Government, development partners and civil society in the areas of Adolescent sexual Reproductive health and rights & Family Planning, Ending Gender based violence & Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal, Newborn and child health,HIV, TB, and Malaria.

Our programs are rights centered and strategic and are implemented through earning, Interactive and participatory approaches within a supportive religious framework.



 



VISION

A healthy, empowered and informed Muslim populace.



MISSION

KMYDO exists to build the capacity of the Muslim population (Youth & Women) to advocate for a human rights based approach in the provision and access to health services within a supportive religious framework.



PURPOSE

Advancing reproductive health justice for Young Muslims aged 10-24 years.



APPROACHES

  • Advocacy
  • Capacity building
  • Service provision and Demand creation
  • Advancing Islamic theological and medical dialogues on SRHR.


 

  • Respect to Islamic tenets
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Accessibility
  • Partnerships.


 

GOALS


Goal 1. Promoting SRH among young Muslims and increasing access to age appropriate comprehensive sexuality education in Muslim education institutions.


Goal 2. Accelerating investments in SRH/FP by influencing health and financing policies and actions at the county and national level in support of SRH/FP among young people, including Muslim women and young mother.


Goal 3. Enhancing stakeholder’s coordination and collaboration to promote protection of Sexual and Reproductive Health Right (SRHR) through eliminating forced and early child marriage, sexual and gender-based violence and female genital mutilation.


Goal 4. Fostering peace, economic and social resilience among Muslim youth and communities for improved SRH outcomes.



 

STRATEGIC INTERVENTIONS


1. Amina Ali Initiative

(Adolescent and Safe motherhood Programme)


2. Uadilifu Initiative

(Influencing national and global policies and actions in support of SRH among young people, including Muslim youth)


3. Fahamu Initiative

(A capacity building Programme)


4. Tafakari Initiative

(Faith for Health and Peace)



 

Our Team