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Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA)

Presence in: Ethiopia, Kenya
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Peace-building, Women's Rights

ALCHA is a committed NGO active in community capacity building that exists to serve marginalized and resource-poor pastoralist communities in Marsabit county of Northern kenya  and Borena zone of Oromia reional state in democratic republic of Ethiopia.  It was first registered in Kenya under registration certicate number OP.218/051/11-0868/7751. 

Vision: “Empowered pastoralist communities that sustainably utilize their resources”.

Mission: is “To facilitate sustainable development of the pastoralist communities through access to quality Basic education, Civic education and Democratic Governance, integrated Health and nutrition management, Environmental conservation, Peace building and Livelihoods and entrepreneurship development”.

RECOGNITIONS, MERITS AND AWARDS: ALCHA has won many awards/recognitions:-

November 2012: “Best Performing CSO” award for best implementation of access to justice project.

November 2014: “Best Performing CSO, 1st Runners up” award in access to justice

“Jattani Wario: Exemplary service to Civil Society from 2013-2014”  award

Nomboniso Nangu Maqubela Memorial Prize for Scale and Sustainability in the 2017 Grassroots Justice Prize competition. Please follow this link:  https://www.justiceprize.org/scale–sustainability.html

People Associated With This Organization

Jattani Gufu Wario

Kenya  
Alliance of Local Communities in...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Corruption, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance
I was born on 5th October 1974 in Damballa Fachana village of Obbu division in Sololo district, Moyale sub-county, Marsabit county. I am the founder of local NGO Alliance of Local Communities in hardship Areas (ALCHA). I am a human rights defender agitating for the rights of the poor and marginalized pastoralist communities of Marsabit county of Northern Kenya.

i also implement access to justice and realization of human rights for the poor and the marginalized, peace and gender empowerment programs. I have won three awards namely-:

-November 2012: “Best Performing CSO” National award during the 4th Annual Civil Society week held in Eldoret for superb implementation of access to justice project
-November 2014: “Best Performing CSO, 1st Runners up in Access to Justice Project” award during the 6th Annual Civil Society Week held in Diani, Kwale county.
-November 2014: “Exemplary Service to CSO from 2013-2014” Award during the 6th Annual Civil Society Week held in Diani, Kwale.
Jattani Gufu Wario is the network champion (main point of contact) for Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA).

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