Solongo is a non-governmental organization founded by Ms. Margaret Sabwa, in Western Kenya, Sabatia Constituency, Chavakali division.
Our workshop programs are based in Chavakali at the Eldoret, Kakamega junction.
Bearing in mind the economic and social hardships and especially their ramification on the well being of the youth and women and the vulnerable members of this society, we decided to start the Solongo Rehabilitation Group. We realize that the economic hardships within our community was placing the youth in such a precarious situation that most of them ended up engaging in anti-social behavior like petty theft, thuggery, drug addiction, prostitution, drinking of illicit brews and the attendant problems associated with the above
Various programs have been developed to help educate and guide the people to a brighter future.
Our ultimate aim is:
to eradicate poverty
provide education for the children
provide guidance and training whilst teaching them new skill-sets such as pottery, bee-hiving, agriculture and computer training courses
prevent further deforestation by becoming more environmentally aware of current doing