Who are we

MAMA NA WATOTO is an international organization based in Nakuru, Kenya. The organization was found by Ilse Driesse, a Belgian graduated midwife and established in 2014. It is active in Nakuru County, Kericho County and Baringo County, Kenya.

MAMA NA WATOTO focuses especially on vulnerable groups in vulnerable areas, such as youth (teenagers), women and children in rural areas and slums.

MAMA NA WATOTO has a full board in Belgium and Kenya. In Belgium we are registered as an association without lucrative purpose and mainly organises fundraising events for the projects in Kenya.

Board Belgium
Ilse Driesse Executive Director
Siegline Driesse Treasurer
Rik Breem Secretary
Board Kenya
Francesca Kipsoi Chairperson
Ilse Driesse Executive Director/ Secretary
Joel Atuti Treasurer
Edwin Otieno Active Member/ Advisor
Nick Rahier Active Member


To promote health, life skill education and socio- economic development and status of vulnerable women, children and youth.


To provide simple, but very essential maternal health care services at the nearest and accessible point. The organization wants to supply education and information about life skills, harmful traditional practices, sexual offences acts and terrorism.

Main goal

To promote human rights, reproductive health, access to healthcare services and alleviate poverty.