Our Main Focus Is
- Support offered; Education, Basic Life Skills, literacy and numeracy, Health Care, Reintegration with families and the community, Counselling, Shelter, Sports, Psycho-Social Support, Mentorship, Protection from various forms of abuse, Offer Nutritious food, Visitation, Reconciliation and Conflict Resolution, Personal hygiene, Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases, Provide Basic needs and Rehabilitation.
Other area of focus include: Mentorship and Community development initiatives
Services Offered In Our Programs
Lobby for Constitutional Rights
Smile Foundation Kenya is at the forefront in Lobbying for the rights of the street Children in Kenya as stipulated in The Kenyan Constitution.
CHILDREN RIGHTS AS PER THE KENYAN CONSTITUTION
CHAPTER FOUR- BILL OF RIGHTS
PART 3- SPECIFIC APPLICATION OF RIGHTS
53. (1) Every child has the right––
(a) To a name and nationality from birth;
(b) To free and compulsory basic education;
(c) To basic nutrition, shelter and health care;
(d) To be protected from abuse, neglect, harmful cultural practices, all forms of violence, inhuman treatment and punishment, and hazardous or exploitative labor;
(e) To parental care and protection, which includes the equal responsibility of the mother and father to provide for the child, whether they are married to each other or not; and
(f) Not to be detained, except as a measure of last resort, and when detained, to be held–
(i) For the shortest appropriate period of time; and
(ii) Separate from adults and in conditions that take account of the child’s sex and age.
(2) A child’s best interests are of paramount importance in every matter concerning the child.
Part 5––Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission
59. (1) There is established the Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission
(2) The functions of the Commission are;
(e) To receive and investigate complaints about alleged abuses of human rights and take steps to secure appropriate redress where human rights have been violated;
(3) Every person has the right to complain to the Commission, alleging that a right or fundamental freedom in the Bill of Rights has been denied, violated or infringed, or is threatened
Smile Foundation Kenya’s programs and activities are designed in achieving the global millennium development goals.
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Eradicate extreme Hunger and Poverty
Achieve Universal Primary Education
Promote Gender Equality and Empower women
Reduce Child Mortality
Improve Maternal Health
Combat HIV/AIDS. Malaria and other diseases
Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Develop a Global Partnership for Development