The Challenge:

As a Nomadic pastoralist community, Kenyewa location is faced with the challenge of generating sustainable income and creating livelihood opportunities in remote/harsh environment where conventional farming is limited or impossible. Women in the community are socially and economically marginalised from engaging in alternative livelihood opportunities that will see them contribute to the household, community’s economic status and poverty reduction.

The Effect:

Limited livelihood opportunities and drought + famine a common and recurring

Issue- their economic activity (livestock keeping) is significantly affected by the lack of rainfall reducing water and availability of food.

Solution & Approach:

Our livelihood initiatives are driven to facilitate women in the community gain skills and access resources for income generation activities that will aid households cope with recurring droughts as the community adopts alternative livelihood prospects.

Our livelihood initiative entails the following income generation activities

  • Capacity building + skills development  
  • Cultural products and Dairy products