The Safe Water and AIDS Project (SWAP) is a non-governmental organization based in Western Kenya that engages Community Health Promoter to promote health and door to door sales of health and hygiene products.
It was officially registered in Kenya as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in June 2006, with a Board of directors. SWAP aims to improve the health and socio-economic status of Kenyan people through disease prevention and socio-economic empowerment of the target population. SWAP draws its capacity to do this from a pool of experienced and dedicated technical staff of trainers, Public Health experts, field officers, Research and administrative staff under the leadership of an able resource mobilizer and hands-on Country Director and a competent management committee. This is further strengthened through strong collaboration and technical Advice from CDC Atlanta.
SWAP has gained its valuable experience through partnership with other reputable local and international organizations including Centers for Diseases control and Prevention (CDC), CARE Kenya, government of Kenya line Ministry, WHO, World Bank, Ministry of Health, USAID, UNICEF, Rotary international, Red Cross and International Universities, Proctor and Gamble and Population Services International, Kenya for the implementation of various projects. The project include the health promotion and sales of water treatment as well as various health and hygiene products.SWAP has a research department evaluating the health impact of various interventions.
SWAP is a member of HENNET, a National Network organization for Health NGO’s and FBO’s and is represented in its board of directors.