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EDUCATION, YOUTH, SPORT AND CULTURE

Pastoralist Community Initiative and Development Assistance (PACIDA)
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PACIDA was established in 2008 as an indigenous and not-for-profit organization registered in Kenya with the NGO Coordination Board.PACIDA envisions bridging the humanitarian and development gaps through increased networking, lobbying and partnership with local communities, government and development partners. PACIDA is committed to linking emergency, rehabilitation and development in pursuit of sustainable pastoralist development. PACIDA works with the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in the County of Marsabit in Northern Kenya bordering Ethiopia to the south. In particular, PACIDA works with remote communities whose operations and targeting by other actors is minimal; nomadic pastoralists, rural and peri-urban communities with contacts with other agencies.

The organization strives to strengthen local capacities and build son local initiatives.


Our Vision
A peaceful, progressively prosperous and resilient community.
Our Mission
To improve the wellbeing of vulnerable ASAL communities through sustainable development.
Our Goal
To have a just and sustainable livelihoods for pastoralists.
Our Purpose
To consolidate and amplify the voices of pastoralists.

 

PACIDA programming is anchored on five key thematic/outcome areas;
1. Sustainable Livelihoods Development
2. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
3. Education and Literacy
4. Peace, Conflict Management and Governance
5. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptations (CCA)

Past projects (1)
Deployment
Victoria sells ripe, red tomatoes at bustling Kirambi market, south Rwanda. More than 60 percent of chronically hungry people are women. Trócaire helps young people like Victoria begin small businesses so their future families won’t be hungry.
Victoria sells ripe, red tomatoes at bustling Kirambi market, south Rwanda. More than 60 percent of chronically hungry people are women. Trócaire helps young people like Victoria begin small businesses so their future families won’t be hungry.