Paulleene Musimbi Anyanje Foundation has experience managing more than 50 widows and more than 15 orphans focusing the following main program areas.


We advocate for the rights of orphans and vulnerable children and widows with the aim to reduce the socio-economic and cultural barriers that they face.We advocate to well wishers to make orphans and vulnerable children issues visible in budgetary plans and allocation as well as put in place mechanism to ensure appropriately utilization of allocated funds.


We provide educational support schemes that aims to empower widows and orphans and vulnerable households and their households. These included:

  • Vocational Education programmes entrepreneur mentorship, vocational skill development
  • Formal Education, under which children from vulnerable households receives scholarship to enable them attend school;
  • Literacy, through home visits and youth clubs, Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation provided vital reading and writing skills especially among adolescent girls to help them improve their school performance.

Economic Empowerment

Through household economic strengthening activities we work with vulnerable households to improve their livelihood and increase their financial resilience.


We strive to make high quality health care accessible to vulnerable households.We not only focus on HIV/Aids but nutrition and sanitation, comprehensive sexual and health reproductive education for widows and orphans.

Capacity Building

Our capacity building approach is one that seeks to improve organisational and technical capacity of community-based organisations as well as systems and structures at community and Local Government levels with the aim to quality care for orphans and vulnerable children and their households.


We integrate gender into design, implementation, and evaluation of all its project to improve outcomes and increase equality among girls, boys, women and men. Our gender-sensitive programming include effective gender intervention strategies that transform unequal norms and behaviour, empower women and girls, and engage men and boys at the community as partners and agents of progressive norms and behaviours that leads to social change

Gender Focus·         Responding to Gender-based violence

·         Economic Development and Livelihoods

·         Child protection and Gender

·         Adolescent Girls Education

·         Engaging Men and Boys