Founded in 1993, WERK is a not for profit professional membership organization, built on the values and principles of equity inclusivity, integrity, excellence and learning. Envisaging a society that values the centrality of knowledge for the creation of a humane, equitable and prosperous society, it seeks to link research to advocacy and action for betterment of the lives of girls and women, boys and men in Kenya.
WERK has established a record of accomplishment in conducting rigorous, large scale, innovative & cutting edge research & applying it to advocacy as well as policy reform. WERK is also engaged in the implementation of multi-year education action research projects, which address access and equity in education, transition and completion strategies, learning outcomes, life skills and mentorship.
The projects focuses on early childhood education, basic education, girls’ education, gender in education, education in pastoralist & marginalized regions, education for minorities as well as teacher support and development.
Parents and Community Reached
Local Organisations Reached
Policy Makers Reached