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Community Initiative Action Group Kenya(CIAG-K)

Kisumu, Kenya
Joined October 2017

I work in Western Kenya on issues of social justice through capacity building,Networking and information sharing

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Education, Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building

Community Initiative Action Group-Kenya is a non-state agency not-for-profit. Founded in 2008.The Initiative is an experiment in volunteerism and the construction of alternative systems to the dominant mainstream ideologies. The Initiative seeks people who see life from close quarters and believe in working with the most marginalized; those who are disturbed by the character of mainstream processes that eludes the comprehension of most people. The Initiative was constituted to implement vibrant programs that would effect the greatest change in the lives of communities and their organizations in Kenya based on relationships which capitalize on the use of alternative systems and spirituality in order to build social capital. The Initiative main goal is to support basic community efforts in order to build a self-sustaining alternative sector in Kenya and to raise the competence of community institutions and their representatives.

People Associated With This Organization

Chris Owalla

Community Initiative Action Group...
Joined October 2017
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Education, Environmental Justice, Governance, Peace-building, Women's Rights
I have experience in Program and project Management, Community Development and I have done a lot of work in areas of alternative thinking, broader participation of people in their issues, Good Governance, land and Natural resources Human Rights and Movement building .

The goal of empowering people to take care of their development aspirations within the context that places their way of life and freedom at the top of the agenda has always concerned me. I value team playing and a leadership, which relies on horizontal modes of decision making. The spirituality of all that we do in life and leadership is always uppermost for me.
Chris Owalla is the network champion (main point of contact) for Community Initiative Action Group Kenya(CIAG-K).

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