(LNMI) is an independent, indigenous, non-political, non - governmental organization with a primary mission to provide and alleviate poverty in women and all who are mostly disadvantaged and also to give education to the poor disadvantaged and neglected orphans whose parents have died of HIV/AIDS. We aim to help their families to overcome poverty and hopelessness in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Tanzania and other African Countries through helping them with funds in form of small loans to initiate sustainable income generating projects and to work hand in hand with the affected people so as to experience their inner feeling.
The Link Net International Ministries (LNIM) is currently operating its activities mainly in Kenya and specifically larger Gusii and Nyamira County, Migori, Kehancha, Mbita, Homabay, Uriri, Rongo, Uyugis, Kisii central, Kisii south, Ogembo, Mogonga, Kenyenya, Nyamache, Keroka, Manga, Kisumu, Luanda, Bondo, Siaya, Busia, Malava, Changara, Bungoma, Kakamega, Shinyalu, Eldoret, Kapsabet, Iten, Kabaranet, Kitale, Nakuru, Bomet, Narok, Naivasha, Nairobi and Mfangano island in Kenya, also some small parts of Northern Tanzania in Tarime and Musoma, in Uganda available at Wakiso, Mukono, Kabarole, Kampala and Kayunga districts. To maximize its efforts in Uganda though we hope to expand our efforts in other districts depending on the availability of funding and resources.
Our National Office is situated in Upper Hill Nairobi Kenya. Statistics show that Kenya has more than 10 million orphans Uganda has over 6 million orphans registered, and it is estimated that 1 in every 7 orphans in Africa is Kenya or Ugandan. In Kenya and Uganda 25% of all households look after at least one child orphaned by either HIV/AIDS or internally displaced person or war, It is vital for these children?s future, and the future of Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian children are provided with a secure and supportive environment or else many may become part of Africa?s "lost generation?.
However, it will be very difficult for Kenyans, Ugandans and Tanzanians to economically grow and prosper in the future as many of these children are growing up in an unstable, uncertain and impoverished environment. How can the future leaders of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania successfully lead our country without adequate education, basic necessities, support, love and care?
LNIM - seeks to provide a better life now and a constructive future for these children and youths. As Nelson Mandela onces stated ?Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity, it is an act of Justice?.
LNIM warmly invites international Donors, Charities, Well-wishers, Volunteers to offer their support and services to help create a bright future for these children and their families by giving them the most important thing in life - opportunities. LNIM accepts any volunteers over the age of 15 years old, from any country, individual, couple or group volunteer placements.
The Link Net International Ministries is fully recognized and registered NGO by the Republic of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania as a non-profit organization. We have been accredited or authorized to operate World Wide but more specifically East African Countries.
Our AIM is to experience a society that recognizes the needs and rights of the women, youths and children.
Our Concern is to improve the social economic well being of women and children through economic empowerment, health care, human rights awareness and education support through initiating community sustainable projects and program aimed at uplifting the standard of life of the rural communities through:
- Education & Training for Orphans and other vulnerable children
- Women Empowerment Program
- Primary Health Care Programs
- HIV/AIDS Care, Counseling & HIV/AIDS VCT Blood Testing;
- Adult Education Program
- Vocational Training for Rural & Urban Youth
- Sports Outreach Program
- Environmental Conservation clubs and Child sponsorship and Adoption program
The foundation provides a holistic approach as we reach out to the communities. These include:
- The provision of home-based care for people living with HIV/AIDS, VCT free blood testing and counseling for HIV/AIDS, and the provision of drugs etc.;
- An empowerment program for widows who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS to assist them to generate a sustainable income;
- An education and awareness scheme to increase knowledge about HIV/AIDS in educational institutions and in the wider community; and
- The caring and support of orphans using sponsorship schemes.
- To attain adequate health care and treatment of Malaria, HIV/AIDS
- To carry out safe motherhood training among the women and STIs/STDs.
- To improve on the Sustainable Relief of Human Resource package among the youth in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
- Environmental conservation campaigns (go green projects)
- Skills Exchange through Volunteer projects