Welcome to The Village Trust (TVT) website where challenges inspire creativity to aspire for a brighter future. At The Village Trust, everyone is a partner in the fight against poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy and ignorance.
TVT is a community based non-profit and non- governmental organization whose main objective is to empower villagers, especially women and youth, to address their challenges through appropriate interventions, which include; supporting income generating initiatives; social mobilization; training and capacity building.
WHAT'S NEW?: Check out the Latest Highlights of TVT Interventions
Keeping Girls in School
The work of TVT has attracted the attention of partners from Japan who traveled all the way to a small village in Meru, called Muthaara to record the experiences of women and girls who have benefited from the TVT work. The original recording was in Japanese language but it is now available in English... Read More
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TVT Education Mentorship Day A Huge Success
April 23, 2016 will remain a day to remember for the many standard 8 students under the sponsorship of both TVT and Ginco who had the opportunity to listen to the inspiring and motivational personal experiences of those who have benefited from the support of TVT. The mentors were drawn from both the young and the old from the community who understand the challenges that students go through. In addition to... Read More
TVT Celebrates All Moms on 8th of May: So Gentle Yet So Strong
Last Mile Support For Needy Girls
TVT and GinCo have continued to partner in support of orphans and needy girls who are in their final year of primary school. The support referred to as the “last mile” is aimed at ensuring that the girls are able to adequately prepare for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE). In 2016 TVT in collaboration with GinCo and individual well wishes has supported 14 girls who will be sitting for their KCPE at the end of the year. The14 girls have been provided with books, uniforms, school fees, shoes and solar lumps. TVT officials pay them regular visits and provides counselling... Read More
TVT takes Production of Reusable Sanitary Pads to Bondo, Kisumu
Having had a successful training of the women, men and youth of Samburu in North Eastern, Kenya, on how to make their own sanitary pads as a way of supporting girls education and empowering women, it was time for TVT to move west to the shores of Lake Victoria. In partnership with Mrs. Rose Omia, a woman whose passion is empower other women, TVT took the concept of Villachic re-usable sanitary pads to women group leaders of Bondo... Read More
Reaching Out to People with Disability
People With Disability Mini Medical Camp
Once again TVT has reached out to the people with disability and with a renewed pledge to stand by them in their struggle to provide for themselves in line with the principle that disability is not inability... Read More
TVT partners with Ginco Germany to support girls’ education in Kenya
The demand for financial support to bright children and especially girls from poor families continues to be a major challenge for TVT. Even though education in Kenya is free at the primary school level, there are so many children who are unable to afford basic things like uniform and books to stay in school. To address this need, TVT has been working closely with Bethel College, individuals, Earth Concern International and a German non-governmental organization called GinCo... Read More
Implementation of TVT 2015 Projects
TVT has commenced implementation of her projects of 2015 with a renewed resolve to fight poverty, diseases and ignorance by linking up with other development partners with similar mandates.
TVT’s education programme which targets mainly girls, who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS and other very needy bright children, has given hope to many families who would never have been able to send their children to school... Read More
TVT Takes Villachic Reusable Sanitary Pads to Samburu
TVT in partnership with the Grevyzebra Trust has just completed a three day training workshop on production of reusable sanitary pads (Villachic) for the nomadic communities of Samburu. The training which targeted women, youth and men community leaders, brought together 43 group leaders drawn from all clans of Samburu. The three day intensive residential training took place at a local primary school in Archers Post.... Read More
Dr. Sarah Kilemi, the Pro bono Economic advisor to TVT, was joined by Dan Jacobs, from Nappanee Missionary Church , TVT officials and women of Salgaa women group in Nakuru, Kenya to recommit efforts to deal with cases of poverty and illiteracy in the community. Dr. Sarah Kilemi reminded members of Salgaa women group that challenges will always crop in when we are about to achieve a major breakthrough but she encouraged the women not lose hope and instead to always be ready to embrace challenges and think out of the box... Read More
The Village Trust Fund (TVT) held its 7th annual Medical Camp on 19th October 2013and it was a huge success. 1,853 patients were attended to and on the same day TVT delivered wheelchairs, tricycles and other apparatus to the persons with disabilities.
The measurements of the apparatus delivered on 19th October at the TVT offices in Meru, had been taken during the previous medical camp... Read More
LATEST ON EDUCATION
- People With Disability Mini Medical Camp
- Charuru 2013 Free Medical Camp
- About the 2013Charuru Free Medical Camp
- The services that were provided at the medical camp were as follows:
- Appreciation to Sponsors and Partners
- Challenges encountered
- Special Note of Appreciation
- A Joyful Day for the People with Disabilities
ONGOING TVT PROJECTS: Construction of the Community Resource Center
TVT also supports awareness raising campaigns against gender violence, female genital mutilation, child labour and bad governance. Thus TVT activities directly contribute to the fulfillment of the first millennium development goal, which is to “eradicate extreme poverty and hunger” by targeting the most marginalized groups in the rural villages.
The Village Trust ( TVT) is a registered Charitable and non- Governmental Organization working towards the global vision of poverty eradication in the developing countries, especially in villages throughout Africa. TVT is incorporated under Kenya’s Succession Act Cap. 164 and it has operational offices in Eastern and rift valley Provinces.