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Association of Social Entrepreneurs in Vihiga (ASEVI)

Mbale, Kenya
Joined July 2020

We work in Kenya and our vision is to have grassroots communities without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys their right to a life of dignity.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Women's Rights

ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTITY

NAME:Association of Social Entrepreneurs in Vihiga (ASEVI)

VISION: We envisage grassroots communities without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys their right to a life of dignity.

MISSION:To work with the poor in eradicating poverty by overcoming injustice, exclusion, dis-empowerment and environmental degradation.

LEGAL STATUS

The ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IN VIHIGA (ASEVI) is a society that was legally registered on 16th September 2010 by the Registrar of Societies under Section 10 of the Societies Act of the Laws of Kenya. We were accorded registration number 32871 and we have a file at the Registrar’s office in the State Law Office.

GOALS OF THE ORGANIZATION:

Our objectives are:

  1. Use the power of the markets to address developmental gaps in our  communities through Social  Enterprise  interventions
  2. Build communities of practice around pressing societal issues like climate change, poverty, poor governance, peace threatening issues / conflicts, HIV and AIDS.
  3. Tap inspiration, creativity, courage and fortitude to seize opportunities that challenge and forever change established but fundamentally inequitable systems.
  4. Identify systems that are not working, solve the problem by changing the system and commit to spreading the solution and persuading communities to take new leaps.
  5. Invent and innovate systemic approaches for helping the marginalized groups acquire lasting benefit of their own.
  6. Contribute to the attainment of global and national development goals like the UN driven Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Kenya’s Vision 2030.

People Associated With This Organization

Evans Muswahili

Kenya  
Association of Social Entrepreneurs in...
Joined July 2020
Interests: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
My names are Evans Muswahili Ladema. I am an adult Kenyan citizen aged 43 years. Am happily married and I am a father of five.

My career objective has been to be a policy analyst and adviser in Governance, Social Enterprise and Human Rights. Am currently pursuing a degree in Project Planning and Management at the Kenyatta University Digital School. That aside, I have Diplomas in Community Development and Information and Communication Technology

I have worked as a programs coordinator for the Association of Social Entrepreneurs in Vihiga (ASEVI) for eight years. Here, I have been developing Human rights projects and civic education projects and supervising their implementation.

Joining this network will help me enhance my legal empowerment skills and quality of my human rights interventions. I will really be glad to be a part of this movement where I will meet practitioners from around the world, access practical resources and benefit from international learning exchanges. I hope to learn a lot from colleagues here.
Evans Muswahili is the network champion (main point of contact) for Association of Social Entrepreneurs in Vihiga (ASEVI).

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