sustainable Agriculture

we encourage the farmers to use the locally available resources for food production.

These skills trained are economically viable, environmentally friendly, and culturally

acceptable and socially just for sustainable development.

Fight Againist FGM

To uphold the dignity and empowerment of girls and women in Kenya

through the coordination of initiatives, awareness creation, and advocacy

against FGM

Water Sanitation and Hygiene

CIFORD Kenya aims at improving general health conditions of the focus communities through

increased access to clean and safe water, good hygiene conditions, sanitation facilities and building

community capacity not only to maintain the facilities through Water User communities but to also to

lobby and advocate for qualitative and quantitative WASH services from other duty bearers.

Community Health

 

CIFORD Kenya conducts health promotion on preventive and control of health

complications at community through promotion of hygiene and sanitation, adolescent

and sexual reproductive health, pregnant women and young mothers training 

Women Empowerment

CIFORD Kenya  main aim is to improve livelihoods through combined financial and

technical assistance for rural women and youth with empowerment and training programs and

engaging them in their development processes

About Us

CIFORD Kenya is a community based organisation that focuses on mobilising the local community to help improve their lives through rural development and social education. We are based in Meru County, Kenya, where, since 2000, we have been conducting various projects that focus on agricultural training, community empowerment, and sustainable living

Mission

To solicit, access and build up resources necessary to facilitate, develop and empower the rural poor to participate effectively in their development process

Vision

A self-reliant rural community that is able to evolve sustainable development

Latest News and Events 

WHERE ARE THEY NOW TEN YEARS AFTER ATTENDING ARP SEMINAR- DORIS

ARP SEMINARS Through its advocacy against female genital mutilation in Meru region, CIFORD Kenya adopted alternative rites of passage for girls between 10 to 15 years a practice, which is aimed at upholding the culture and training these girls on all rites associated...

EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN IN THE ORDINARY WORLD

Women play a critical role in the journey of community transformation by being on the front line as the game changers. Ntalami women group exemplifies this through their hard work, learning every day and walking the talk. CIFORD-KENYA has continuously engaged them...

BREATHING LIFE INTO THE FUTURE THROUGH YOUTHS IN SCHOOL EMPOWERMENT

Nicholas Mutethia is a 12 year old young boy, son to Mr. Tongai Joseph and Mrs. Mukweyi Agnes from Twale village, Akithi ward in Tigania West constituency within Meru County. Mutethia schools in Twale primary in class 6. Currently is at home on an indefinite break...

CIFORD USING FOOD TO REDUCE INFECTIONS

Nchekei story “We will wash our hands and observe the hygiene you tell us but the most important thing is the use of health and nutritious food. “ Rebecca Ncekei told our officer when she visited her at her home. She told her that she is over 70 years and she depends...

CIFORD Role in the fight against COVID 19

As the world continues to face the challenge of COVID19, CIFORD Kenya through its community Health Department has been in front line to educate and create awareness on the dangers of Corona virus and how the rural communities can be able to avoid contracting the...

Meet Mary Njeri

      Mary Njeri of Twarama women group To generate income to be able to take good care of five children and an elderly mother in-law ;Mary Njeri needed something to do on top of the daily agricultural activities .The choice was very difficult to make  until when...

The tale of Mweronkanga

From the hills of Nyambene lies a land with untold story. The ‘dry land’ of Mweronkanga; the marginalized land as they put it where poverty has been the daily norm and struggling to put food on the table is a big issue .With only one medical facility, and no...

AUGUST 2019 BOYS EMPOWEREMENT SEMINAR

BackgroundGlobal estimates published by WHO indicates that about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide has experienced either physical and /or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime Most of this violence is intimate partner...

Water Tank for Change – Jelinda’s Story

Water is life, surviving without water is the most hectic ordeal especially if you are a woman from since the household chore is your burden. Life with no source of water for Jelinda was hell with the nearest water source  being 3Km away where she was to fetch...

WORLD MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY 28TH MAY 2019

In Tigania school going adolescent girls  misses school during their menstrual period due to lack of sanitary towels. They also don’t  have information on the date of the cycle and causes of this. Others are embarrassed and they don’t wish to share the issue...

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