To be a dynamic organization that facilitates capacity to the less privileged by creating an environment that enables them to take on ownership of their lives.
To strengthen the potentiality of the less privileged through advocacy, temporary shelter , skills training, psycho-social support and economic empowerment in order to become productive members of the society
Transformation, Justice, Dignity, Self Determination, Innovation, Accountability
Prior to the Centre’s inception in 2001, Edith Murogo employed domestic workers in her home and taught them home management skills. A unique employer, Edith strived to understand the challenges that faced this marginalized group. She treated them with respect and gained their respect in return. From a healthy and open relationship with her employees, she soon became aware of the stigma and tribulations associated with domestic workers and opened her home as a training and advocacy center for them.
In its pilot phase in 2001, CDTD was known as Domestic Support Services, and initially served 5 girls from Kibera.