NORTHERN KENYA CAUCUS is a non-political, not-for-profit humanitarian relief organization that was founded by local professionals and traditional leaders from communities from within Mandera and Wajir Counties of Northern Kenya. NORTHERN KENYA is a region where natural disasters occur and our work is set to save lives with food, medical care, education and to act as an intermediary between the people and agencies, be they Donor, Governments, NGO’s in creating an atmosphere of short term to long-term recovery programs. NORTHERN KENYA CAUCUS is abbreviated as NORKENYA
NORKENYA was created to find lasting change and solutions to the people of Northern Kenya and those who are around them. Being an Indigenous and community based organization, it addresses issues affecting communities including alleviating poverty through implementation of sustainable community based livelihood programs that are catered for ultimate self-reliance and sustainable development with specific reference to Long Term Goals for communities in Northern Kenya.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
NORKENYA is set to be the region’s leading organization to help the communities attain self sufficiency, survival, peace, protection, development and participation. We are set to inspire communities living in Northern Kenya to tackle their issues and problems practically in a way that will achieve an immediate change and lasting development to their lives. This we do by enhancing their capacities to work with agencies, NGO’s and the Government to achieve their objectives.
NORKENYA IS committed to the noble idea of creating a fresh reality to the people of Kenya’s North. We will work hard to implement community's developments through various interventions, which have the capabilities of improving the communities lives and that of their Livestock in general. We also work in advocacy, lobbying and providing humanitarian relief and information co-ordination with various UN agencies.
NORKENYA works with Donor agencies, organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners.
OUR CORE VALUES:
UNITY: That we will work in Unity to help improve the lives of the people of Northern Kenya we represent.
CONSULTATIVE: We are open to new ideas, embrace change and take disciplined risks to develop sustainable solutions for the people of Northern Kenya.
INTEGRITY: We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behavior; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interests of our communities.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results and being accountable to supporters, partners, and most of all, our communities.
AMBITIOUS: We demand the best of ourselves and our colleagues, set high goals and firmly commit to improving the quality of everything we do for Northern Kenya.
COLLABORATIVE: We respect and value each other, thrive on our diversity and work with partners to leverage our global strength in making a difference in Northern Kenya communities.