Our mission is to Connect, Empower and Support Kenyan women living in the USA while bridging the gap between Kenyan women living in the USA and the Kenyan women living in the grassroots of Kenya.
Membership shall be open to all who are one or more of the following:
The annual membership meeting of this organization shall be held on the 1 st weekend of August every year except if such a day is a legal holiday, then and in that event, the Board of Directors shall fix the day, but it shall not be over two weeks from the date set by these By-Laws.
The Secretary shall cause to be mailed to every member in good standing at his/her address as it appears in the membership roll book in this organization a notice telling the time and place of such annual meeting.
Regular meetings of this organization shall be held at Corporation Main Office.
The presence of not less than (75%) percent of the members shall make up a quorum and shall be necessary to conduct the business of this organization, but a lesser percentage may adjourn the meeting for not more than four weeks from the date scheduled by these By-Laws. The secretary shall cause a notice of this scheduled meeting to be sent to all those members who were not present at the meeting originally called. A quorum as hereinbefore set forth shall be required at any adjourned meeting.
Special meetings of this organization may be called by the president when he deems it for the best interest of the organization. Notices of such meeting shall be mailed, emailed or via a telephone call to all members at their addresses, contact numbers, as they appear in the membership roll book at least ten (10) days before the scheduled date set for such special meeting. Such notice shall state the reasons that such meeting has been called, the business to be transacted at such meeting and by whom it was called. At the request of 50% percent of the members of the Board of Directors or 50% percent of the members of the organization, the president shall cause a special meeting to be called, but such request must be made in writing at least ten (10) days before the requested scheduled date.
No other business but that specified in the notice may be transacted at such special meeting without the unanimous consent of all present at such meeting.
At all meetings, except for the election of officers and directors, all votes shall be by voice. For the election of officers, ballots shall be provided, and there shall not appear any place on such ballot that might tend to indicate the person who cast such ballot.
At any regular or special meeting, if a majority so requires, any question may be voted upon in the manner and style provided for the election of officers and directors.
At all votes by ballot the chairman of such meeting shall, prior to the commencement of balloting, appoint a committee of three who shall act as "Inspectors of Election" and who shall, at the conclusion of such balloting, certify in writing to the Chairman the results and the certified copy shall be physically affixed to the minute book to the minutes of that meeting.
No inspector of election shall be a candidate for office or shall be personally interested in the question voted upon.
The Board of Directors shall have the control and management of the affairs and business of this organization. Such Board of Directors shall only act in the name of the organization when its chairman shall regularly convene it after due notice to all the directors of such meeting.
The initial officers of the organization shall be as follows:
|Mary Kimari||Vice President|
|Eva Buddy Riungu||Board Member|
|Terry Gobanga||Board Member|
|Eunice Okech||Board Member|
The President shall preside at all membership meetings.