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Endorois Welfare Council

Nakuru, Kenya
Joined July 2019

The Endorois Welfare Council is a registered community based organization, established in 1995. We strive to promote and facilitate equitable distribution of resources and wholesome development

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights

 

ENDOROIS WELFARE COUNCIL

Background information

The Endorois Welfare Council is a registered community based organization, established in 1995. It was founded by the senior members of the Endorois indigenous community living in the Lake Bogoria area of Baringo  and Koibatek district, as well as in Nakuru and Laikipia districts within the Rift valley province in Kenya.

 

VISION

To envision a community that guarantees social justice and wholesome development for all.

MISSION

We strive to promote and facilitate equitable distribution of resources and wholesome development.

GOAL

Our goal is to promote economic social justice through empowerment of community

Core values

  • Justice and equality
  • Respect of cultural diversity and human rights
  • Gender parity
  • Climate Change
  • Protect of TK and GR

Approach

The organization has devoted its energies to advocating for the Endorois Communities’ economic, social; cultural rights. Specifically, attention has been on land natural resource rights. . This includes putting pressure on attractive and mining interest and concessionaires to be accountable to the Endorois community. The organization   further promotes social development and poverty eradication. A number of these are undertaken through capacity building, documentation and information dissemination and litigation.

Programmes and Partnerships

The thematic focus of EWC includes human rights advocacy, community diversity and conflict resolution, poverty eradication and community development, literacy promotion among the Endorois   community

N.B/ EWC is open to partnership and collaboration with likeminded civil society organizations, Research institutions and Academia, Government agencies both National and County.

P.O BOX 921 – 00200 NAKURU

TEL: +254722915809

E-mail [email protected]

           [email protected]

People Associated With This Organization

Paul Chepsoi

Kenya  
Endorois Welfare Council
Joined July 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice
PAUL K. CHEPSOI BIOGRAPHY
Paul is resident of Baringo County and a graduate of St. Paul’s university where he majored in business administration and management, he is also train paralegal. Currently employed with Endorois Welfare Council as programme manager, he has worked for Uraia Trust as a county coordinator in charge of coordinating and supervising civic educator for one half years.
Paul is experience community advocate and passionate in civic advocacy and environmental conservation initiatives. Driven by passion he takes pride in providing the best results possible. His goals include realization of clean and sustainable use of natural resource and respect of rule of law in addition to his primary job functions Paul has been recognized by indigenous affairs for his extraordinary commitment to community service.
Paul spent significant time working on community advocacy and civic education program. As a manager he specializes in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation. Paul has help community to develop their biocultural protocol BCP, communication tool in access and benefit sharing and prior inform consent PIC, for four year gaining experiences in programme management and building community capacity on environmental protection and civil rights. Paul is motivational speaker and he like impacting knowledge to young people to explore their potential talent by helping them to solve their community problems.
Paul Chepsoi is the network champion (main point of contact) for Endorois Welfare Council.

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