Resilience Action International (RAI), Nairobi, Kenya

Resilience Action International (RAI) is a young organization created by refugees in Kenya. It envisions a society where every young person can influence the decisions that affect their well-being and participate actively in the socio-economic building of their communities. With the mission to empower the youth to live to their full potential, they focus on increasing opportunities for education, employability and access to reproductive health services.

They run two main programs, each covering one strategic goal:


Education for Livelihoods (EduLives) program covers the following activities:

  • English as a Second Language courses.
  • Vocational Education and Training.
  • Entrepreneurship development.

Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) program runs the following activities:

  • Peer-led Reproductive Health Literacy (RHL) training for adolescents.
  • Training and mentoring of peer educators who reach peers with information in their communities.
  • Referrals for sexually active adolescents to access family planning services at local health clinics.
  • Training for parents and other community stakeholders.

Their beneficiaries are refugees or displaced young people with ages between 12 and 30 years.


For more information, visit their website.