October 12, 2017

Full Profile

First-Track Mentors is a Community Based Organization in Nandi County with a mission to promote human values through advocacy and community out-reach programs, Mentorship, Talent Development and Socio-Economic empowerment through agriculture, technology, entrepreneurship and education in view of building a sustainable community with improved standards of living. The main thrust is to enhance their opportunities to realize their full potential and capabilities.

The organization is not only committed to improving the living standards of the local community but also actively promotes the status of women in decision making by building confidence and raising self-esteem so they can fully participate in their own affairs and make informed decisions. Amongst its development activities.

First-Track Mentors trains Teenage Mothers in Agriculture, dressmaking and tailoring, baking and events management to promote self-employment. The organization also emphasizes the preservation of local artisan culture.
These milestones have been achieved in spite of the challenges the organization faces. These include financial constraints as well as the lack of working tools such as sewing machines for the tailoring project. Transport and logistics problems also affect the organization based in a remote rural area.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Integrity
  • Equity
  • Responsibility
  • Inclusiveness
  • Responsiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability

OUR FOCUS

  • Mentorship
  • Agriculture
  • Skills Development
  • Adolescent health development programs

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Women( Teenage Mothers, Single and Widowed Women)
  • Children
  • Youth
  • People Living with Disabilities

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