Kenya

Rural Women Peace LINK

The Rural Women Peace Link (RWPL) is a non-governmental organization with the mandate to promote an inclusive society in Kenya, which values peace and in which the contributions of women matters. Its mission is to mobilize, influence and promote the participation of local women in peacebuilding, community governance and development. RWPL’s main programmes include: •Peacebuilding…

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Displaced pastoralist children in Endo Marakwet County, East

Nomads and farmers in the western part of Kenya have for decades been in dispute with each other over land and cattle issues. During the past decades the conflict has intensified and today armed cattle raids are common. Frequently the results are displaced families with the children paying the highest price. The many weapons in…

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Devolution and Climate Change Adaptation (DaCCA)

This component document builds upon lessons learned from the 4 years component: Devolution and Climate Change Adaptation (DaCCA) ending December 2019. The aim of the component is: Vulnerable populations in Kisumu, Homa Bay and Migori counties at risk of natural hazards caused by climate change are increasingly supported by policies and components funded by devolution…

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Turudi Shule – a new project awarded

SustainableEnergy in collaboration with the Victoria Institute for Research on Environment and Development (VIRED International) have been awarded a new project in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The project is situated in two specific fishing communities on the shore of Lake Victoria and is expected to start up in April 2019. “Turudi Shule – Empowering girls…

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Turudi Shule – Empowering Girls against Jaboya

When the men land their catch at Lake Victoria, women are ready to buy fish for the local market. Since the competition for the catch is tough, it is common for women to pay with sexual services to the fishermen. In Luo language, this life-threatening practice, that women pay with sex for fish, is called…

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Decentralisation and Climate Change

The program consists of two country programs in Mozambique and Kenya, respectively. The target groups in the two programs are vulnerable population groups whose living conditions are further deteriorated by the noticeable climate change the regions are exposed to, for example, shifting rain patterns, frequent floods, decrease in yields and longer droughts. Through a number…

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Climate change policies and CSO participation

Kenya went to the polling stations on 8th of August for presidential and county election. As in previous elections, very little policy was discussed. None of the presidential candidates have seriously addressed the major problems the country faces including the growing youth unemployment, the great inequality and effects of climate change and corruption. However, in…

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Community based mini-grid

Cooperation between Danish private companies and development agencies has a high priority in Denmark’s new development policy. Recently, SustainableEnergy in collaboration with the Danish wind turbine manufacturer VESTAS, Technical University of Denmark and Kenya Climate Innovation Centre received approval of support to a 5 years’ mini-grid development project in rural Kenya. Existing mini-grids typically run…

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Model for none-grid

Model for none-grid electrification: Mrs. Onyangos dream has come through. There is electric light in her house. She can listen to the radio and charge her mobile phone. A Solar Home System (SHS) has been installed in her home and she pays back 0,5 USD a day to the provider through the pay-as-you-go system (a…

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New program in Kenya

Devolution and Climate Change Adaptation – a new program in Western Kenya: SustainableEnergy has been engaged in Kenya since 2006 with projects in Kisumu and Nairobi. In 2014 SE decided to expand the number of partners in order to become a more robust frame organisation. The decision was combined with a strategic choice to start…

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