NEW PROJECTS IN 2017
- Enhancing opportunities for Women Enterprises (EOWE)
Caritas Maralal has partnered with SNV to Implement the Enhancing Opportunities for Women Enterprises Project in Samburu County. The project aims to create a conducive environment for female entrepreneurship through; Advocating for gender equitable norms and improving access to inputs and business assets in the agribusiness sector. We will work with 50 enterprises in Samburu North, Central and East.
- Emergency Response to Drought Affected Communities in Samburu County
In partnership with CAFOD, we are implementing an Emergency Response project that seeks alleviate suffering of drought affected communities in Samburu county. Between April and August 2017, Caritas Maralal will repair existing boreholes in Lengusaka and Laresoro Villages. As a result, communities in the drought affected areas will access water for their homes and Livestock. In addition, 250 Households in Samburu North and Samburu Central will receive food vouchers of 3000 Shillings per month. Caritas Maralal will also facilitate inter and intra ethnic peace meetings to address resource based conflicts caused by the current drought.
- Promoting Civic Education, Peace building and Economic Empowerment in Samburu County through Radio
Radio Mchungaji 94.5 FM Is a community radio run by the Catholic Diocese of Maralal. Caritas Maralal has partnered with Signs of Hope to provide a platform for pastoralist communities to raise their concerns and seek solutions for their development issues. The project will also facilitate awareness on civic education which is a prerequisite for the upcoming general elections set for 2017 in Kenya