The Oyana project aims to empower women in the slum of Kwa Murugi in Nakuru, Kenya. The community struggles with extreme poverty, unemployment, lack of electricity and clean water. Gender inequality is another significant issue there, with women generally perceived to be in a lower position in society and disrespected, with many subject to abuse.
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The project, alongside the NGO Doxa and its networks, empowers women by providing a stable income through work stability.
The soaps produced will be sold to local hotels, tourist shops and potentially abroad in the UK. Currently, soap production is in the UK with all profits going to Kenya.