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  •  In this March 2016 issue of our newsletter, you will encounter some compelling stories of struggle for change. Take for example the    determination by the people of Marafa to secure...
  • 30th February marked the Good Governance Festival held at Kibera grounds in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 19th and 20th January 2016 marked the Tax Justice-Tax Power Campaign media training held at the Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi. The training drew 11 journalists from different leading local media houses in Kenya .

  • Shifting the Power is a 3 year project that is supported by Start Network a consortium of six organizations namely ActionAid, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide, Oxfam and Tear Fund.The project...
    Partners at the shifting the power meeting
  • The challenges facing poor and marginalised communities in today’s society are multiple and complex increasing vulnerability to securing  livelihoods. Climate changes exacerbate the problem...
  • As we drive across the piles of refuse, I get appalled by the blatant disregard for the well-being of the environment and by the eyesore that Mwakirunge is. What was meant as a residential area was...
  • Quite often we walk into shopping malls to buy one or two things; a loaf of bread, a packet of milk, groceries or any other thing we may be in need of. On the shelves, most of us will notice...
    The tax plight
  • ActionAid Marafa, has been on the forefront in encouraging schools in the area to allow pupils to elect their leaders as opposed to the teachers choosing the prefects.
  • Dear Colleagues, The theme of this issue is women and land and the role of “activista” in revitalizing women collectives.In the first week of October 2015, the news which dominated Kenya’s media...
  • The struggle to fight injustices that cause poverty and exclusion underpins Action Aid’s work in Kenya. Even with our consistent and sustained efforts to work with and for people living in poverty...
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