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Agency For Turkana Development Initiatives-ATUDIS

Lodwar, Kenya
Joined February 2022

ATUDIS has implemented projects in Turkana.The main goal of ATUDIS to contribute towards improved standards of living for ASAL communities of Kenya by the year 2030.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice

Agency For Turkana Development Initiatives herein referred to as the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and abbreviated as ATUDIS, started its operations in 2009, and was finally registered in Kenya as CBO in 2013. CBO started with a membership of 15, and now grown to over 50 members. ATUDIS has implemented projects in Turkana, on sub-contractual basis, with reputable agencies such as HelpAge, ALESU and World Vision.

The main goal of ATUDIS to contribute towards improved standards of living for ASAL communities of Kenya by the year 2030. ATUDIS Envisions a community with no-one living in poverty, accessing decent standards, opportunities and choices essential to a long, healthy and creative life. The main objective of ATUDIS is to develop programmes focusing on sustainable development, so as to alleviate poverty, disease, hunger, illiteracy, water shortage, conflicts, unemployment and other basic human needs in the Community.

Main Objectives of ATUDIS

1) To increase Household food security and income through diversified sustainable livelihood activities and enhanced security.

  • Improve food production capacity among Households.
  • Empower Households in Turkana to increase and diversify household incomes.
  • Improve environmental and conservation practices in the project area.

2) To decrease burden of communicable diseases in Turkana community through increased access and provision of safe and clean drinking water and improved sanitation & hygiene.

  • Increase provision, access and coverage of clean and safe water
  • Improve sanitation facilities in the public institutions and at the household level

3) Enhance community access to Improved Primary Health Care

  • Increase access and coverage to quality primary health care services  in Turkana

4) To contribute to increased equitable access to quality Basic and Alternative education Systems amongst girls and boys from segments of the community in Turkana

 

People Associated With This Organization

Ariong Geoffrey

Kenya  
Agency For Turkana Development...
Joined February 2022
Interests: Community Paralegals, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Am a Kenyan citizen, professional with a diploma in Human Resource Management, Am Director of Agency for Turkana Development Initiatives (ATUDIS) and Volunteering as Human Right Defender. My daily duties are: Support planning and coordination of a program and its activities
Ensure implementation of policies and practices
Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions
Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.
Provide legal aid and assistance to walk-in clients
Contribute to the training, and awareness creation on basic law, Alternative
Dispute Resolution(ADR), and advocacy using appropriate adult-oriented training and coaching techniques
Support in monitoring program...
Ariong Geoffrey is the network champion (main point of contact) for Agency For Turkana Development Initiatives-ATUDIS.

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