Who We Are
Ruben Centre is a non-profit, faith-based organization striving for an empowered and just Mukuru community by providing quality education, health, financial and social services to children and families in the area. Run by the Christian Brothers African Province, it is one of eight Christian Brothers project sites across Africa, and offers a vital source of community development programmes to the residents of one of the largest slums in Nairobi. Its under this umbrella that the emergence of the Mukuru employment Agency is developed.
What we do
About MEA (Mukuru Employment Agency)
The Agency is developed to supporting Mukuru employment ecosystem by training and matching candidates to local employment opportunities This proposal and Business Plan for The Ruben Centre Employment Agency (RCEA) – has been developed as a way forward towards viable employment for residents of Mukuru Kwa Ruben. The concept has been developed to support the challenges faced through the employment placement and transition to work, and most importantly to create opportunities to connect employer to employee. By providing employment training and support to residents, and by opening doors with the local employers, RCEA can create win-win outcomes by matching educated and conﬁdent talent into the local industry job market.
To offer quality employment options, and achieve socio-economic empowerment for the residents of Mukuru and transform the companies through providing skilled and qualified talents.
Specialist in the employment Industries
We measure our performance and achievements against the values of all-inclusive development of a person; we not only give skills and knowledge, but we raise personal awareness and potential in every person, which characterizes our culture. These values form a key part of our vision To Offer Quality Employment Options in all that we do. Our service philosophy is translated into the way in which we develop our client relationships and grow our professional team, offering a unique mix of expertise and individuality. We aim to meet each of our clients’ specific needs by Doing Things a Different Way to deliver measurable value.
Our aim is to focus on the Key principles of engagement and create a framework to ensure the MEA delivers services that exhibit:
Clear purpose: Enhance the local employment platform and provide new opportunity to connect employees and employers to fair and just employment.
Trust: Support and build a sense of trust in the relationship between candidates and employers in Mukuru.
Integrity: Work with both employers and employees to build a strong set of shared values and beliefs, and facilitate a smooth transitions for individuals into the workforce.
Inclusion: Promote employment inclusive of the diverse range of life situations residents of the informal settlements of Mukuru face.
Responsibility: Develop pathways for employees to take responsibility for their job search and provide them with the tools, training and personalized support in order to ensure conﬁdence in their capacity and in their work readiness.
Generosity: Work towards a shared vision and willingness to empower both employers and employees through knowledge, time, resources and learning to the improve the overall employment opportunities.