ActionAid Kenya is a non-partisan, non-religious development organisation that has been working in Kenya since 1972 to end poverty and injustices. ActionAid Kenya is among the leading anti-poverty agencies working directly with over one million poor and excluded people in over 14 counties in Kenya.
We have over 40 years of knowledge and experience working with poor communities, and yet every day we are learning the solutions from the people we work with.
ActionAid kenya is un-apologetic in advancing Women's Rights and ensuring that Women Living in Poverty and Exclusion are at the center of our work in Kenya. We commit to work with Women,Children and Youth to claim and realize their constitutional rights through working within three main pillars; empowerment,solidarity and campaigning
ActionAid Kenya's work revolves around its Revised Strategy Paper; Deepening 'Making Our Righs' Count 2015-2017.AAK is giuded by three strategic objectives:
1. Empowering Women and Girls living in poverty to Challenge Violence and gain political participation at all levels
2. Promoting access and control of land and natural resources for communities living in poverty and Exclusion
3. Enhancing the capacity of women and youth living in poverty and exclusion to hold public institutions accountable for delivery of public services at all levels
We will ensure that resilience and conflict sensitivity is mainstreamed in all our programmes and policy work to integrate disaster risk reduction and reduce the impact of stress and shocks on the people living in poverty and exclusion.