You are never too young or too old for encouragement.
Manasprings encourages and educates women leaders who support vulnerable and marginalised groups in Kenya. Facilitating women community leader events, over one, two or three days are a major focus of Manasprings, given we believe that women who work on the frontlines need time on the sidelines. Holistic women community leaders who work in inner city slums and remote rural areas need time for physical and psychological rest and for spiritual retreat. It is important for these women who serve the poor and marginalised to have the time, and to be in a place where they can be reminded that God's world has beauty, quiet and peace, not just ugliness, poverty and conflict. They also need a chance to learn from their lifetime experience of walking with the poor. They need time and the place to be able to sort out what has happened to them, and to make sense of it. They need to figure out what more they need to know, or be, and have the opportunity to learn or develop (Bryant L. Myers).
Manasprings provides a place for women to connect, inspire and learn. The residential Women's Leadership Events strengthen and support grassroots women leaders in transforming communities for the wellbeing of all.
To find out more about the latest scheduled Manasprings Events or to invite Manasprings to hold an Event in your region, please contact us.
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Looking Ahead – Planning For 2020
Key Manawomen gathered at the Manasprings Nairobi office for a full day of discussion and decision-making in late January 2020. Regional Events were set for the year, strategy for Chapter Development was outlined, and roles and responsibilities were taken up. Thanks to all Manawomen leaders who give so much in service to Manasprings. Our individual […]Read More
Siaya Hosted Manasprings Grassroots Leadership Event
Manasprings welcomed thirty Manawomen to Siaya, Nyanza Region for the residential Grassroots Women’s Leadership Event held over two nights, three days in November 2019. Women who serve the poor and marginalised in their communities travelled in from Migori, Kisumu, Eldoret, Bungoma, Busia, Kitale, Kakamega, and Homa Bay to be with Manawomen from Siaya for […]Read More
Championing Women Leadership At The Grassroots in Kenya
Sixty Manawomen, young and old, gathered from across Kenya in Nairobi for the residential Manasprings Grassroots Women’s Leadership Event, held over three nights and four days. The program, designed for physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being for women community leaders serving the poor and vulnerable, was without doubt a meaningful, transforming and empowering experience. It […]Read More
ManaChapters – Strategy For Future Growth
The second half of 2019 witnessed the formation of a Manasprings Chapter Strategy Committee, consisting of eight women representing various communities across Kenya. Key Manasprings women community leaders participated in a Strategy for Future Growth one-day meeting at Manasprings Nairobi offices, whereby Brent Manssen and Dr Gloria Schuck facilitated discussions centred on a three year […]Read More
Strengthening Grassroots Women Leadership in Kenya
Forty four Manawomen gathered for the Manasprings Grassroots Women’s Leadership Event from Nairobi, Nakuru, Gilgil, Kisumu, Molo, Elburgon, Siaya, Migori, Nyahururu and Mwingi. Manawomen shared their stories of inspiration, fully participated in Grassroots Leadership workshops, dived into Spiritual Formation, wrestled with a night of silence, talked non-stop over meals, laughed and cried, stood with each […]Read More