Organizational Capacity Statement
Ecofinder Kenya is run by a group of proactive, experienced and trained personnel and volunteers as members or officials who in the spirit of community service, collective responsibility, team work, environmental stewardship and volunteerism undertake numerous programmatic interventions headed by team leaders under the ambit of thematic working groups.
Thus the Organization benefit from a team of Ecofinder and community volunteers who have experience in various aspects of appropriate technologies, community based natural resources management, impact assessment, environmental governance, project planning and management, participatory GIS, information and communication technologies (ICT), entrepreneurship, pro-poor communication, social work and preventive health care, social marketing and applied theatre and puppetry.
Ecofinder Kenya in partnership with grass-root communities and other stakeholders facilitate diverse interventions towards enabling sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources base. Interventions include environmental education, environmental research and monitoring, training and capacity building and habitat rehabilitation and restoration. These interventions target wetlands, catchment areas, water and sanitation, human-wildlife conflicts and climate change thematic domains.
IT and Entrepreneurship
Ecofinder Kenya recognizes the imperatives of information technology and entrepreneurship in not only tackling communities’ problems but providing avenues for prosperity. Therefore, undertakes interventions aimed at mainstreaming ICT and entrepreneurship into grass-root communities’ socio-economic endeavours. Hence undertake training and enabling application of the same in environmental conservation, livelihoods improvement and diversification.
Health and Outreaches
Ecofinder Kenya promotes preventive health care through health education and provision of required deliverables such as mosquito nets and medicine. Other outreach activities include provision of charitable materials such as food, school uniforms, books et cetera. This programme intervention is necessitated by the fact that unhealthy or hungry community cannot participate actively in environmental conservation and entrepreneurial activities
Peace, Leadership and Governance
Peace, Leadership and Good Governance are critical prerequisites for environmental management and economic prosperity. Ecofinder Kenya focuses on local peace, leadership and governance and target youth. Our interventions include training and capacity building through coaching, mentorship and incubation on peace, leadership and governance. Activities such as sports for peace, festivals for leadership and camps for good governance are undertaken under this programmatic intervention.
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To empower and work with the grass-root communities through holistic approaches in order to make them realize their potentials and attain local sustainable development.
Ecofinder is committed to the promotion of Lake Victoria people’s active participation in ameliorating their Environment, Livelihood and Health and by extension that of their communities.
What We Do
- Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience for Rural Communities in Climate Hotspots
- Sustainable Water Resource Management
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Green Energy
- Wetlands Conservation and Management
- Citizen Science in Environmental Monitoring
- Water Quality Monitoring
- Participatory Forest Monitoring and Management
- Wildlife and Range Management
- Fisheries Management
- Environmental Entrepreneurship