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Organization Contact Information

Street 2: MANYATTA
Province: KISUMU
Post Code: 00400
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254726588014
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: MAURINE
Last Name: MURENGA
Phone: +254724206845

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS.
First Name: MAURINE
Last Name: OORA
Phone: +254728276451

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Lean on Me provides comprehensive care and support to adolescents and young women living with HIV and TB. We are interested in TB because it remains the highest killer of people living with HIV and if it can be controlled then people living with HIV can live longer healthier lives. As an organization we will continue being involved in advocacy to ensure that TB is an agenda in HIV platforms and we also want to document stories from the community to support TB advocacy.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are involved in advocacy to ensure HIV programs are intergrated with TB care. We also advocate for human rights in TB programming and finally We provide treatment literacy and adherence counseling to TB patients.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
We are working with other human rights organizations to ensure that Drug Resistance TB patients receive human rights based services. We also have community initiatives to reduce stigma associated with |Drug Resistant TB. We have been working on this in Kisumu County in Kenya for the last 3 years.

We are currently involved in drafting on our National HIV Strategic Plan and we want to ensure that TB-HIV interventions are part of this plan right from the grassroots to the National level in Kenya.


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Application date: April 28, 2014
Last updated: June 17, 2014