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Queen Esther Foundation

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined September 2019

QEF enhances social, economic, human rights, political representation, and good governance for vulnerable and marginalized communities through high-quality, data-driven development interventions.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights

Queen Esther Foundation (QEF) is a non-governmental organization registered in Kenya since 2004 by the NGOs Coordination Board governing regulations.

QEF aims at empowering and educating communities by conducting high-impact and data-driven poverty reduction programs with specific emphasis on Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs), youth, women and girls, and persons with disabilities.

Our mission

To work with communities to enhance the quality of life by improving Health, Education, Water & Sanitation, Social and Economic Indicators.

Our vision

Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives!

Our Core Values
teamwork and
Our Goals
Impact agricultural production;
Advance education;
Youth and Women Economic Empowerment;
Promote access to healthcare services and human rights; and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS and drug addiction among the poor and youths.
Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
Our Objectives
To empower communities economically through sustainable development programs.
Mobilize women and the youth in building capacity for personal and community growth.
Empower the youth through life skills education.
Reduce sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) through Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights interventions.
Empower women and the youth with good governance participation skills, agribusiness, and entrepreneurship education
Advocate for cohesive communities through Conflict Resolution and Peace Building interventions
Our Value Proposition
Solid Organizational Capacity
Real-time Program Reporting
Effective leadership and governance
Delighted customers
Ability to mobilize and network with communities
Our Programs
Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights
Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
Youth and Women Economic Empowerment
Training & Capacity Building

People Associated With This Organization

Amb. David Gabriel

Queen Esther Foundation
Joined September 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights
David is a social accountability specialist who handles technical aspects of projects by experiential and participatory capacity building, providing technical support to all stakeholders to effectively monitor, advocate and engage quality social and humanitarian policy mainstreaming and implementation. He has close to a decade experience in directly managing and/or supporting outreach & advocacy of human rights-based social protection work in public and private land ownership rights especially for vulnerable youth and women, SGBV, IDPs, Refugees, Youth and OVC welfare and safety nets programs, and knowledge of and working with public, private and civil society. He has superior experience in conducting participatory quantitative and qualitative research and/or evaluation studies and analyze such data.

David has a natural passion, special training, and vast hands-on experience in dealing with: Gender Issues in Development (especially Gender and Disability Equality &Inclusion in Decision-Making, Life-skills, Livelihoods and Self-Reliance Empowerment; with in-depth technical expertise on Social Protection and Community Development related issues as they relate to IDPs and Refugees. He has experience with operationalizing Human Rights Law, Child Protection, Social Protection and other relevant international standards in a humanitarian aid setting with proficiency in the use of IMS and other Case Management tools; Social welfare; Social Policy Administration, Leadership, Democracy & Good Governance: Conflict Resolution and Peace Building; Outreach, Advocacy, and Participatory Protection Approaches including PRA/PLA and other community participatory methodologies; and Society and International Humanitarian Law. He has been involved in many secure livelihoods training, protection & development, and strategic policy intervention mechanisms. He manages these functions by banking on people development, applying his astute technical & strategic Project Cycle Management skills, and reporting of project programs to all relevant stakeholders and staff members.

The Global Legal Empowerment Network provides a ready global platform for any protection, humanitarian and development practitioner to interact, share and learn from others with different opinions and world views all aimed at achieving a more habitable world for all humanity. I look forward to this collaborative learning and sharing of knowledge and experiences to enhance my understanding and skills in my day to day execution of my service to humanity.
Amb. David Gabriel is the network champion (main point of contact) for Queen Esther Foundation.

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