Foundation for Health and Social Economic Development Africa

Unverified non-profit organisation

The Foundation for Health and Social Economic Development (HESED) Africa is a Kenyan NGO that addresses problems facing children, women and youth in the context of health and social economic empowerment while integrating cross cutting issues such as HIV/AIDS, human rights, peace building and gender. HESED promotes access to quality medical/health care and health and hygiene technologies; works on food security and the environment, human rights and the development of ICT for the community. Current programmes include running mobile clinics in the rural areas, running a health village centre, promoting hygiene education, providing humanitarian relief, and
promotion of income generating activities, small scale enterprises, and social welfare support.

HESED also plans to set up a biotechnology centre in Ugenya- Siaya. The centre will act as a demo centre for new technologies in agriculture and other sectors.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Kenya

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Disability issues; all (9)