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P1000888GENCAD(Generation for Change & Development) is a British registered charity (charity number 1136899) founded in 2006. GENCAD is also registered as an International Non-governmental Organisation (INGO) in Kenya (Reg. No. OP218/051/2010/0398/6608).

Operating in Northern Kenya, we manage a broad range of socio-economic development projects, particularly in Mandera County.  Our goal is to support pastoralists’ communities in the region overcome extreme poverty. We work in partnership with locally-based community organisations, leaders, and institutions. We strive to empower the most vulnerable and needy members of the communities to become agents of their development.

Our main area of focus are;  

  • Educate children from pastoralists communities in Northern Kenya- We support orphans and vulnerable children especially girls access primary and secondary education.
  • Skills and entrepreneurship training for youth
  • Women Economic empowerment - providing women interest-free micro-loans to start new a business or grow an existing business.
  • Support for the STEM subjects in secondary schools by providing necessary laboratory equipment and audio-visual teaching resources.

Our staff, trustees, and the majority of our volunteers are people from the region and therefore very familiar with the needs and priorities of the communities we serve. Our relationship with the beneficiary communities is central to our success. We take this relationship seriously by designing and implementing projects with and not for the local communities.

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Secondary Scholarship

February 20, 2016

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