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Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA)

We care for you😊

We passionately exist to advocate for Mental Health Awareness while championing for Sexual Reproductive Health Rights(SRHR), an End to Sexual Gender Based Violence(SGBV), Drug-Substance Abuse and Addiction, with a focus on young LBQ women and teenage mothers who sadly continue to face alot of violence, stigma and discrimination from family, loved ones and the society at large.

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About Us

Winam Chanua Dada CBO(CHADALA) is a registered LBQ women led Community Based Organization that seeks to help develop and
improve the health and livelihood of young women and girls in their diversity, in the rural and informal settlements of Nyanza-Kenya through facilitation of Arts, Socioeconomic Activities, Advocacy, Fundraising, Campaigning, Partnerships and Networking.

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Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA) Team

Get to Know Us

Since opening our doors in 2021, the foundation of Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA) has come from the exceptional talent and true passion within the team. As the heart of what we do, each team member is dedicated and committed to making sure CHADALA achieves it's aim of empowering vulnerable young women and girls in their diversity, in rural Nyanza-Kenya.

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Nancy Edwards Ayoma(Eddy)

Co-Founder/Program Coordinator

Eddy is an essential part of the team, and has been with Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA) since the very beginning. As our Program Coordinator, Eddy has seen  the smooth operation of the organization thanks to her passion, knowledge and expertise in Community Development and Social work.

Grace Edwards Akumu

Founder/Program Officer

Since the inception of Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA), Grace has played a crucial role in the continued success of the Organization. Her exceptional skills, knowledge, true passion and creativity has inspired massive growth.


Strengths 😊

What we pride in🏳️‍🌈

Winam Chanua Dada CBO (CHADALA) is a proud member of Coalitions and Networks both locally and internationally i.e Coalition Action for Preventive Mental Health Kenya(CAPMHK), Global Mental Health Action Network, Lightup Impact Community, AfricanNGOs, MeTA Kenya CSOs for SRHR Alliance, Kisumu SRHR-UHC Alliance, Development Agenda for Women and Girls in Africa(DAWA), Young Women's Leadership Institute(YWLI), Young Directors and Leaders Platform, Ryculture Health and Social Innovation SRHR Youth Champion Project, UN Commitment Action Makers(Generation Equality). We also pride in partnerships and collaborations with several likeminded CBOs/CSOs in the region and beyond and we are open to further partnerships and collaborations that will bring about positive change to the communities we all serve.

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Home for GALZ with BIG DREAMS!

Guaranteed Safe Space for you🏳️‍🌈

We would love to hear from you. Please get in touch and tell us how best we can partner and work together🤗. We are also reaching out to well wishers/donors to support us acquire a Wellness Resource Center which will also serve as a Safe House for our vulnerable beneficiaries who face violence, stigma, discrimination and rejection. The WRC will have a Book Club for Learning and Character Development Skills, Creative Arts Club for Advocacy and Income Generating Activities, Wellness Dance Club for Mental Health, Guidance and Counseling. As an organization that uses Art as a tool for Advocacy we will use different forms of Creative Arts i.e Dancing, Storytelling, Drama, Spoken Word and Painting to amplify and communicate our messages of EQUALITY and INCLUSION! 


Thematic Areas

To have a more empowered society where LBQ women's voices count too.

🔸Mental Health🔸Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights(SRHR)🔸Sexual and Gender Based Violence(SGBV)🔸Socio-economic Empowerment and Arts 🔸Safety and Security


Mental Health is HEALTH!


It's okay not to be OKAY..Let's talk about our 🧠 HEALTH.                  #MentalHealthMatters  #MentalHealthForALL

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Walk away when you feel threatened...

CHADALA champions for an end to SGBV with a focus on LBQ women who are vulnerable and highly discriminated upon because of our sexual orientation, gender identity and expression(SOGIE). Many of us are survivors of SGBV with lived stories to tell. Most of us have been subjected to corrective rape, forced marriages, unintended pregnancy, domestic violence, blackmail, possible forced eviction, unlawful arrest etc which in turn has led to a rise in mental health conditions, drugs and substance abuse.


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Whenever you work with us, you can trust that you’re in great hands.


Help us #EndTeenagePregnancy #SupportTeenMums

The joy of Christmas is sharing😊. Thanks to your kind donation we were able to donate *10 CHADALA Xmas Food Baskets* and Dignity Kits, to 10 Teen Mums in Dunga, Nyanza-Kenya. The young mums were also taken through a discussion on Postpartum Depression and how best it can be managed. CHADALA is looking at starting a liquid hand soap making program to benefit the vulnerable girls, the soap will be sold both locally and internationally with the help of our already established networks. This will help the young mums achieve their sustainability goals.Kindly donate:1. Dignitary Kits2. Diapers3. Clothes4. FoodTogether let's #SupportTeenMums in rural Nyanza,Kenya 

Teenage Pregnancy is on the rise in rural areas of Nyanza Kenya, something that's really worrying. Together we can help the young mothers live a more fulfilling life.#SupportTeenageMothers✊🇰🇪


Chanuka Sasa, Okoa Dada Campaign!

Sexual minority women continue to face violence, stigma and discrimination from loved ones and the society at large. CHADALA advocates for the rights of sexual minority women living in the rural and informal settlements, who are unlawfully violated, misrepresented and are less informed about their fundamental human rights. We need a safe, more empowered and inclusive world free from violence, stigma and discrimination due to actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). It's time to #BreakTheBias👇


Opening Hours

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Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 12pm
Sun: Closed

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