UHAI CENTRE is registered to carry on the Business of Consultancy in Human Resource, Counseling and Dissemination of Information on matters affecting Social Life, Substance us Disorders and other preventable Tropical Diseases in Kenya.UHAI acronym is derived from Unity in Health and Agriculture Improvement which also means ‘life’ or ‘alive’ in Swahili, a common language in East and central Africa.
Advocacy & education-A large population use drugs due to lack of information.
Prevention & Rehabilitation Pillar-We help prevent initiation of anti-social behaviors.
Background and Overview.
UHAI Centre was initiated and started providing services in 2011. We have been offering rehabilitation and counseling services to all Kenyans regardless of ethnic, religious, age and socio-economic background. We have partnered with the National and County Government, Non Governmental Organizations’, Civil Society Organizations (CSO), Corporate organizations’, Religious institutions, Education institutions and caregivers in ensuring sober and productive societies.
This initiative was founded by Edwin Gitau Kibe:-
Edwin the founder and director of UHAI Centre is a successful recovering alcoholic (after over 10 years of alcohol abuse) whose life has changed tremendously. Upon recovery in 2011, he realized that many were affected and stigmatized; he underwent rigorous professional training conducted by NACADA in collaboration with NAADAC. He eventually graduated as a certified addiction professional in 2014.
In the year 2015, he pursued a M.A. degree in Project Planning and Management at the University of Nairobi and graduated in 2017. This has equipped him with skills, which have helped him run a successful project in tackling the menace of alcohol and substance abuse in the community.