Introductions

ABOUT US

Empowered Ladies Initiative for Equality (ELITE) is a grassroots LBQ feminist- led organization that was founded and registered in the year 2018. ELITE works in the rural and peri-urban areas of Western Kenya. We are committed to eliminating injustices that LBQ womxn are subjected to that are based on their sexual and gender identities. We advocate for improved access to integrated healthcare services for LBQ womxn, acceptance and inclusion in the society. We strive to improve LBQ womxn’s livelihoods through enhancing their life skills and financial literacy.


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Our Core

VALUES

Accountability

We hold each other accountable for our actions, behaviors, performance and decisions

Excellence

We are committed to doing our work with the highest standards of performance and quality to deliver the best

Equality

We treat one another with fairness and dignity

Sisterhood/Siblinghood

We look out for one another while constantly inspiring each other to our best potential

ECONOMIC SUPPORT

We strive to improve LBQ womxn’s livelihoods through enhancing their life skills and financial literacy.

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THEMATIC AREAS

ECONOMIC SUPPORT

We strive to improve LBQ womxn’s livelihoods through enhancing their life skills and financial literacy.

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HEALTH

We
offer free teletherapy to LBQ+GNC persons
– Distribute information on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and do referrals for services

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SECURITY

We improve LBQ+GNC persons' security and Safety through sensitisation, advocacy and creating awareness. Through our Norm Change Projects, …

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ADVOCACY

We advocate for change of discriminatory laws and policies

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COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Distributing food packages and personal sanitation items to LBQ womxn in Western Kenya during COVID-19


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Professional People

ACTIVITIES



16 days of activism

Commemorating 16 days of activism to reaffirm the importance of Human Rights in rebuilding a post COVID world we want that is free from all forms of discrimination.





Healing, Reconciliation & Care

We hosted western Kenya LBQ organizations for a two day healing and strategy setting convening that will see the LBQ organizing in Western Kenya work together.





Rights of Intersex Persons

Engaging local community leaders in advocating for the rights of intersex persons in Busia County.





Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

Sensitizing Our Beneficiaries on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and demystifying the myths around HIV in LBQ womxn.


UPCOMING EVENTS

ELITE LBQ in Partnership with Busia County Referral Hospital brings you free cervical cancer screening.
We’ll also share information about everything you need to know about cervical cancer.

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1st Western Kenya LBQ Healing by ELITE LBQ



sensitization of Community Leaders on Inclusive Gender Integration



During 2021 Pride Month Celebration



Launch of Busia Intersectional Feminist Forum by ELITE LBQ and Celebration of IDAHOBIT 2021



ELITE LBQ members meditating during Mental Health Session.


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Help children to return school

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Food safety for African countries

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