Shifting the Power Project is an Initiative of the START NETWORK.
The overall objective of the project is to improve local organizations’ capacities in humanitarian response and to strengthen their roles in national and International networks of humanitarian Aid. Through this project, Caritas Maralal aims to improve the quality of / and to accelerate emergency responses in Samburu County. In Partnership with Action AID, Caritas has achieved a number of milestones such as:
- Joining a network of International, National and local organizations who aim to strengthen the role of local organisations in the humanitarian endeavor.
- Construction of a resource Centre that will be equipped with reference materials on humanitarian work such as: Sphere hand book, Humanitarian core standards and principles, NGO and Red Cross code of conduct.
- Partnering with other organisations in capacity building of partner staff through provision of funds to facilitate training and acquisition of skills on humanitarian intervention work.