BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Hitaji Development Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered under IRS Code 501. We are a nongovernmental, nonpolitical, and nonreligious national organization registered in Kenya under National NGOs Coordination. The organization was founded in the year 2011 to address the challenges and needs that women and girls face in Kenya.

We have impacted the lives of many secondary students with fee payment, learning materials and other personal needs. Most of our beneficiaries are women who mostly suffer from the burden of HIV/AIDS, orphans whose parents have been mostly claimed by HIV/AIDS. Most of our beneficiaries live below the poverty line and aren’t able to put food on their tables.