JOYWO is a Kenyan registered non-governmental organization (NGO) formed to empower Kenyan women economically and enhance house-hold food security among them through supporting their involvement in livelihood projects. JOYWO’s flagship projects have been providing financial resources to women to engage in livelihood projects through a scheme known as TABLE BANKING. This continues to be one of its core strategic interventions as it also addresses other key issues viz a viz; access to markets for livelihood projects, enhancing growth of women’s small scale investments and finally strengthening identification and incubation of diverse livelihood projects. Four years since its establishment, Joyful Women Organization has grown steadily to support the welfare of women countrywide in the fight against poverty. This intervention scope sets JOYWO on the path of realization of its mission.

Our Core Values

JoyWo shall endeavor to uphold gender equity and social justice in our work. We shall put in place policies to translate our commitment into action.
JoyWo shall uphold and promote a culture of honesty. Policies will be put in place to institutionalize the culture.
JoyWo’s operations shall be guided by the value of openness. The information about its operations shall be availed for scrutiny by stakeholders as the guiding rules shall state.
JoyWo shall at all times aim to achieve high performance standards, efficiency and professionalism. It will put in place mechanisms of ensuring excellence which will include regular self assessment 
JoyWo shall honor and uphold the rights of women as human rights.

Strategic Intervention Areas


Table banking is a group funding strategy where members save and borrow immediately from their savings on the table, either in short term or long term loans


JOYWO strives to strengthen market access as a pillar for livelihood program for its members.


Joywo uses capacity building as a tool to empower members on issues related to group dynamics, entrepreneurship, business skills, record keeping and many other areas.


JOYWO promotes and supports her members to engage in livelihood projects as means of enhancing their household food and income security..


Green Houses

Green Houses



Open Air Irrigation

Open Air Irrigation



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  • JOYWO has improved my life immensely

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