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Sustainable Action

Kenya, Siaya County, Alego Usonga Sub County North Alego Ward. Serving families & communities for self-reliance through Health & Rights, Education & advocay coupled with economic empowerment.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Education, Family, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Right to Information, Women's Rights

 

  • Sustainable Action (SA) is a Community Based Organization (CBO)

VISION:People with poverty & disease to have life in all its fullness.

MISSION: To serve families and communities in vulnerable conditions by strengthening capacity for self-reliance.

OBJECTIVE

To create an enabling environment for vulnerable people, to realize their potential and participate, to promote sustainable change.

(4A)Strategic Area 1: Health & Rights

Strategic Objective: To improve health and well- being of communities by reducing the impacts of HIV, TB, Malaria and Sexual Reproductive & Health Rights among adolescents and women of reproductive age.

(4B) Strategic Area 2: Education

Strategic Objective: To empower children, adolescents and young people, through life skills education & mentorship to improve nurturing care and quality of education.

(4C)Strategic Area 3: Economic Empowerment

Strategic Objective: To improve economic situation by way of unlocking economic opportunities.Education and mentorship on available options identified by the community.

 

  •  Promotes Community action learning as a way of holding communities accountable in implementing their own action plans based on their prioritization and real felt need. Conducts targeted approach based on need and evidence. The CBO provides girls empowerment, curative services, disease prevention services, service delivery to adolescents and young people (Reproductive health mentorship, rights education, HIV/AIDs services, mentorship and life skills including provision of health services). Operates a health clinic where the general population, including adolescents and young people come for free health education services. Engages the services of volunteer mentors who also double as community paralegals and mainly conduct house to house visit and conduct need based education at family level.

People Associated With This Organization

Celine Odipo

Kenya  
Sustainable Action
Joined January 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Education, Family, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Right to Information, Women's Rights
Holds a Master Degree in Social Development and Mangement and is experienced in community organization and engagement through social mobilization with a wealth of knowledge in Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation. Promotes Community action learning as a way of holding communities accountable in implementing their own action plans based on their prioritization and real felt need. Conducts targeted approach based on need and evidence. Cordinates the activities of Sustainable Action CBO by providing technical expertise in the areas of girls empowerment, curative services, disease prevention services, service delivery to adolescents and young people ( Reproductive health mentorship, rights education, mentorship and life skills including provision of health services ). The CBO operates a health clinic where the general population, including adolescents and young people come for free health education services. The CBO engages the services of mentors who also double as community paralegals and mainly conduct house to house visit and conduct need based education at family level. Promotes Education by conducting life skills in selected schools mainly as a tool to empower girls education. We tackle Gender Based Violence in form of education during the household visits and also give services both curative anD psychosocial to those clients of GBV. We also tackle Policy advocacy especially on women and girls access and rights in sexual and reproductive health. My technical assignments include linking the CBO with like minded organizations through partnership building, linking people to the required legal services especially the Government line ministries and probono lawyers, Networking and collaboration. I cordinate a team of mentors, Nursing Officer, HIV Testing Services provider, Social workers and volunteers on attachment. By joining the network, am looking forward to learning together with network partners, supporting network needs through knowledge sharing, learning from experiences of other network members as we gain from Research gaps presented, exchange programs, organization (CBO) publicity, Conducting Needs Assessment, Source of Expertise and knowledge.
Celine Odipo is the network champion (main point of contact) for Sustainable Action.

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