Zinduka e.V.


Zinduka is Kiswahili and means glimmer of hope. Our goal is to give a glimmer of hope to young women and girls in Kenya who are in danger of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), child marriages and youth pregnancies.


We, the Zinduka -Team, have the aim to protect especially women in form of educational support and sometimes just be a safe shelter. Additionally, we are empowering the local community through: first aid trainings, self-confidence trainings, guiding men in beeing aware of topics like FGM, etc. Also, we are cooperating with men and tribal elders who are regarded as advocates against FGM.


Zinduka e.V. was registered in 2016 as a non-profit association in Marburg an der Lahn, Germany. The non-profit status is according to §§51 ff. AO. Non-profit association with the number 5323 in the register of associations Marburg and the tax number: 3125056899



Short Film about the situation in Kenya, Kuria and the work of Antonia, the founder of Zinduka: