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COUNTY ASSEMBLY PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUM HELD AT RAMISI WARD TO DISCUSS AND ENDORSE THE RAMISI WARD PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

COUNTY ASSEMBLY PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUM HELD AT RAMISI WARD TO DISCUSS AND ENDORSE THE RAMISI WARD PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The meeting was attended by: The Kwale county assembly budget committee Members of the Kwale county budget committee Ramisi ward village administrator Village administrators Msambweni sub-county administrator Members of different CSOs Ramisi ward community Nguluku,Bwiti,Vumbu, Bumamani and Miembeni affected farmers The following areas were touched on: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES This department was […]

JOINT MEETING BETWEEN BASE TITANIUM MINING PROJECT LIAISON COMMITTEE AND MINING HOST COMMUNITIES ON COMPENSATION AND AGREED RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN

JOINT MEETING BETWEEN BASE TITANIUM MINING PROJECT LIAISON COMMITTEE AND MINING HOST COMMUNITIES ON COMPENSATION AND AGREED RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN

In the last eight years, the extractive industry has grown in Kenya. It is currently contributing 14.2% of the GDP, 3% of Kenya’s export earnings that is anticipated to rise to 10% by the year 2030.  In 2014/2015, the total production from the industry was Kshs. 20.9 billion, with the government collecting Kshs.1.25 billion as […]

CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION ON IMPROVED REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION THROUGH APPLICATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS

CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION ON IMPROVED REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION THROUGH APPLICATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS

Hakijamii conducted a one day spot check in Isiolo County on 30th March 2017 and during the said spot check inquired into emerging issues and new areas of intervention in which the Organization can be involved in. Education was among the many issues raised which required the Organization’s intervention. It was stated that there was […]

CREATING BUDGET PLATFORMS FOR MINING HOST COMMUNITIES IN KWALE COUNTY

CREATING BUDGET PLATFORMS FOR MINING HOST COMMUNITIES IN KWALE COUNTY

According to World Bank (2002) research findings titled ‘Large Mines and Local Communities’, the relationship between mining companies and the local communities is largely undergoing a positive transformation. Hakijamii’s interventions in Kwale seeks to promote the concept of benefit sharing and strengthen the capacity of the beneficiaries to effectively participate in the budget process and […]

MUKURU INFORMAL SETTLEMENT MEETING ON THE STATE OF THE SEWER AND SANITATION FACILITIES

MUKURU INFORMAL SETTLEMENT MEETING ON THE STATE OF THE SEWER AND SANITATION FACILITIES

Members of Mukuru Community Water Monitoring Team, Water Action Groups and community members met on Thursday 13th April 2017 to discuss the state of sanitation in the informal settlement. The Water Monitoring Team consists of 25 members rooted from 8 zones in the region. The meeting focused on reporting on the existing ablution blocks in […]

TWO DAY SENSITIZATION MEETING WITH KISUMU HOUSING COALITION ON THE HOUSING BILL 2016

TWO DAY SENSITIZATION MEETING WITH KISUMU HOUSING COALITION ON THE HOUSING BILL 2016

Through previous meetings with various stakeholders in Kisumu City, we noticed that there was a great need for information on the right to housing and access to basic services. It was also established that there have been efforts to address housing scarcity with various methodologies employed. Hakijamii endeavors to create a platform through which information […]

BUDGET ANALYSIS 2017-18

BUDGET ANALYSIS 2017-18

During the week of Feb 21, 2017, civil society organizations and citizens convened to discuss the 2017/18 Budget Estimates and to prepare this memorandum for Parliament’s Budget and Appropriations Committee. Below are the findings: Budget Analysis 2017-18 Final

SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDA ON THE HOUSING (AMENDMENT) BILL 2017

SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDA ON THE HOUSING (AMENDMENT) BILL 2017

The Housing Amendment Bill 2017 seeks to amend the Housing Act. The Committee invites interested members of the public to submit any representation on the Bill. This can be through clerk of the National Assembly P.O Box 41842-00100 Nairobi, email clerk@parliament.go.ke or hand delivered to the office.