Advancing mental health in communities.

Community psycho-social support, capacity building and advocacy & communication.

About Us

Elim Trust (ET) is a registered trust and Non-Government Organization that advances mental health in Kenyan communities through tackling eco-social and psychosocial challenges that impede growth and development among adolescents, youth in institutions of learning and adults in community set ups.   

 

Our work influences institutional policies, builds public awareness, and changes attitudes and behavior that improve positive mental health outcome.

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Penetration in Fifteen Kenyan Universities

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Community psycho-social support, capacity building and advocacy & communication.

What We Do

We build capacity of leaders, both in institutions of learning and community set ups, with a view of advancing mental health and tackling Sexual and Gender Based Violence, Sexual Reproductive Health and Substance Abuse amongst adolescents, youth adults and women. Research informs our work.

What We Strive For

We envision a Kenya & Africa where positive attitude, policies, and practices are in place to promote mental wellbeing among adolescents, young adults and women enabling them to live healthy and productive lives with dignity and equal opportunity.

Our Goal

Achieve and sustain a reduction in the number of eco-social and psycho-social related challenges that lead to poor mental health outcome among adolescents, youth and community set ups in Kenya and Africa.

Our Partners

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Yes, you are worthy

Have you at some point in life asked yourself, Am I worth it? I know it is an easy question to come by in our jobs, relationships, personal goals and

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Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs)

Some Gender Based Violence acts are perpetuated by Harmful Traditional Practices (HTP). Harmful traditional practices like Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) , early and forced marriage are still being practiced by

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Why psycho-social support?

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