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Hequeendo Compassionate Friends

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined June 2020

Our mission leading organization in fighting for and supporting the vulnerable in the society, through lobbing and advocacy we operate in western kenya.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Housing & Sanitation

Hequeendo Compassionate Friends is a local not for profit organization established in the year 2006 in Bungoma East sub-county and registered 2008 with the Ministry of East African Community, labor and Social Protection under the Public Benefits Organization  Act 2013.  It is a membership organization formed to specifically champion for the interests of the marginalized and discriminated people within the society so us to enhance their collective capacity in terms of advocating, empowering, influencing and lobbying for inclusion into developmental outcomes in poor settings both rural and peri urban settlements..  The organization activities are all geared towards poverty eradication initiatives, human rights, nutritional formation, and advocacy for good hygiene. The secretariat has evolved to be a leading Not for the profit organization within the county and beyond handling different issues effecting the local population working across all dimensions of poverty including tenure, housing, infrastructure, agriculture, income generation, water, sanitation and Health. This is achieved through the partnership with various stakeholders and partners within western Kenya

VISION:                      

To be entrepreneurs who transform the lives of the vulnerable in the society.

MISSION:

Be a leading organization in fighting for and supporting the vulnerable in the society, through lobbing and advocacy, capacity building income generation and environmental sustainability and ensure human dignity for the marginalized and discriminated people both in rural and urban settings.

GOAL

To reach the people in need at all times based on community priorities regardless of gender identity, race, and color of skin, ethnicity, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, social class and age.

People Associated With This Organization

Daniel Wanyama

Kenya  
Hequeendo Compassionate Friends
Joined June 2020
Interests: Access to Information, Economic Empowerment, Governance, Housing & Sanitation
I specializes in grassroots community organizing and activism on social economic rights, as well as advising communities on tenure issues; social planning and negotiating with authorities for tenure regularization and basic services provision.
As a community organizer and social justice activist, I have worked in Kenya (Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Naivasha, Eldoret, Kericho, Kisumu and Embu), Uganda and Tanzania
I have worked for eighteen (18) years in both Urban and rural settlements on development issues and issue based advocacy campaigns therefore he understands the challenges facing Kenya’s and East African region urban poor and rural squatters .
Currently am a Director of Hequeendo Compassionate Friends which a local not for profit organization registered 2008 with the Ministry of East African Community, labor and Social Protection under the Public Benefits Organization Act 2013. It is a membership organization formed to specifically champion for the interests of the marginalized and discriminated people within the society so us to enhance their collective capacity in terms of advocating, empowering, influencing and lobbying for inclusion into developmental outcomes in poor settings both rural and peri urban settlements. We handle different issues effecting the local population working across all dimensions of poverty including tenure, housing, infrastructure, agriculture, income generation, water, sanitation and Health.My interest in joining the network is to learn more on social justice issues and connect with social justice activists around the globe.
Daniel Wanyama is the network champion (main point of contact) for Hequeendo Compassionate Friends.

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