To champion the rights of older persons, special and general needs and their well being through advocacy and implementation of sustainable dvelopment programmes.
To ensure that the society appreciate the older persons and protect them.
To improve the dignity of older persons through ensuring that they have access to proper health service, information, good shelter and other basic needs.
Misyani Help Age programme was started by the Little Sisters of St. Francis in 1985 with support of Help age Kenya and in collaboration with Help Age international, to meet the basic needs of vulnerable older persons in Kanzalu parish, Machakos Diocese. The programme has seven workers apart from the Sr in charge. Three teachers and four subordinate staff.
RESPECT – we are committed to serving the older persons with courtesy, compassion and recognize the dignity of every older person.
PROFESSIONALISM – We are committed to the highest level of competence and social skills in our work.
NETWORKING – We are committed to working with the local authorities, Religious leaders and other agencies who serve the older persons.
PARTICIPATION- We ensure that the older persons are involved in the social development in the community.
ACCEPTANCE – Committed to appreciating and serving all older persons despite of their social status, background, color, race or religion.
LOVE – Committed to serving the older persons with care, humility and patient.