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Core Programs

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COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT:

1. Food Security & Livelihood (FSL)

This an empowerment program which focuses on strengthening livelihood support systems of communities within Nzoia River basin and beyond by supporting food production and income generation at household level. We focus on:

  • Good agronomic practices
  • Value addition and Market chains
  • Entrepreneurship/ business skills development

2. Africhild Initiative (ACI)

It focuses on support to orphans and vulnerable children in the communities where we operate. It strives to create enabling environment for early child development through interventions that: 

  • Promote maternal and child health
  • Promote child friendly learning spaces
  • Promote child protection
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ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

1. Restoration and Conversation of Natural Ecosystems (RECONE)

This program focuses on restoration of degraded ecosystems through tree planting, and strengthening community systems for protection and conservation of biodiversity. Main natural ecosystems in Nzoia River basin targeted are:

a) Nzoia river and its tributaries

b) Cherangany Hills forest
c) Mt. Elgon Forest
d) Yala Swamp/ Wetland
e) Saiwa swamp
Tree planting entails:

  • Tree planting in forests, Riverine areas, public institutions and on farms; 
  • Bamboo promotion especially in Riverine areas
    Protection and Conservation entails:
  • Animal (Mammals) species especially those classified by IUCN red list as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in the targeted
    ecosystems
  • Birds species classified by IUCN red list as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in the targeted ecosystems

a) Nzoia river and its tributaries

b) Cherangany Hills forest
c) Mt. Elgon Forest
d) Yala Swamp/ Wetland
e) Saiwa swamp
Tree planting entails:

  • Tree planting in forests, Riverine areas, public institutions and on farms;
  • Bamboo promotion especially in Riverine areas
    Protection and Conservation entails:
  • Animal (Mammals) species especially those classified by IUCN red list as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in the targeted
    ecosystems
  • Birds species classified by IUCN red list as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in the targeted ecosystems

2. Community-Based Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation (COB-CMA)

Climate Change is a global phenomenon which has resulted in many devastating effects to livelihood of human kind. Our organization’s
main focus is to enhance community capacity to enable them participate in its mitigation, and increase their resilience to is effects. In this
program we deal with:
a) Sensitization and trainings on Early warning systems( EWS)
b) Trainings on Climate resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA)
c) Promotion of Clean Energy & Energy saving Devices (CEESD)
d) Promotion of Nature Based Enterprises (NBE).