NGO Partner


Safeguard Orphans Widows Organization (SOWO) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in 1995 and  based in Western Kenya.

Dr Sarah Obama is the patron and at the forefront of SOWO initiatives and campaigns.

SOWO provides support and care as well as lobbies and advocates for orphans and widows in Kenya. The organization has made significant progress and is the successful implementer of major projects on development, health, education, renewable energy & environment, sports & culture, child protection and disaster response.

The organization has the  support of regional and national government authorities.

SOWO offers a family orientated approach in supporting orphans, widows, the elderly and vulnerable children. 

Their programs aim to meet the health, economic, psychological and educational needs of the most vulnerable.

SOWO and Dr Sarah Obama has also been at the forefront in championing campaigns across Kenya, for example, Education, Youth & Women Empowerment, Sustainable Energy, Food Security & WASH, Health, Culture & Sports.


  • SOWO has a number of high profile and successful programs:
  • Youth& Women Empowerment; Culture & Sports, Food security & WASH, Agribusiness
  • Campaign
  • Education
  • Health
  • Energy & The Environment


SOWO is committed to sustainable and renewable energy programs and activities.

Their work champions  increasing access to clean and affordable energy for the growing rural population.

SOWO promotes and supports partnerships between individuals, NGOs and renewable energy entrepreneurs in combating energy poverty, climate change and environmental protection.

If you would like to donate to SOWO, please use the below details:

Account Name: Safeguard Orphans and Widows Org.
New account no: 120 279 4939
Bank: Kenya Commercial Bank
Branch: Moi Avenue
Swift Code: KCBL KENX