Poverty plays a key part in the fight against mental health related issues in Kibra.
Akili Bomba has partnered with Walokolo SHG in business initiative to collect, sort and sell plastics which are sold to recycling companies. The members of Walakolo SHG are beneficiaries of Akili Bomba CBO who are undergoing mental health challenges. The proceeds from the initiatives provide a stable income for Akili Bomba and Walokolo SHG.
Akili Bomba engages the community on ways of producing liquid soap where youths and women are trained in making liquid soap using locally available chemicals. The soap is then sold to the community and business around at a reasonable fee. This engagement also providing sustainable income for the participants as well as an engaging activity for them to be part off and overcome their mental health challenges.
Skilled and talented members, beneficiaries and clients of Akili Bomba engage in handcraft for sale. These include beads, sculptures, curios, art etc. In addition we train, provide tools, materials and expertise for repairing cloths, designing cloths, making sacks, etc within the community of Kibra. This initiative provides a some sustainable income for the women who have undergone GBV, HIV trauma, addiction, depression etc
We engage women in beauty and fashion activities such as pedicure, manicure, facial makeup, hairdressing, etc that create some income. From the machines donated we have grouped our beneficiaries into groups that provide the services.
Akili Bomba engages members, beneficiaries and clients in therapy sessions with a difference.Details
We offer sensitization programs around Kibra on matters mental health.Details
Students lives are connected to their emotional, mental and physical well-being.Details