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BWITI ECD FURNISHED BY KWALE COUNTY GOVT.

BWITI ECD FURNISHED BY KWALE COUNTY GOVT.

Bwiti ECDE Centre which was officially opened on 17th June 2017 had since been operating without tables and chairs for the children forcing them to sit on the floor while learning. Msukumo Bora and Hakijamii conducted advocacy on the same by each separately writing to the County Executive Committee Member Education. Msukumo Bora is a […]

DISSEMINATING FINDINGS OF THE CASE OF LAPSSET REPORT

DISSEMINATING FINDINGS OF THE CASE OF LAPSSET REPORT

Hakijamii conducted the study on “The tension on human rights and development; The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County” in May 2017 with the main aim of examining how implementation of the LAPSSET Corridor Project has affected the economic and socio-cultural rights of the locals living along the corridor in Isiolo County. The study was […]

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVALUATION

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVALUATION

On  10th December 2017, Hakijamii in collaboration with other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) organized the International Human Rights Day (IHRD) celebration in Kisumu. Other organizations also lined up various activities to mark this day. It is against this back drop that an evaluation meeting was organized to further discuss human rights issues that were emerging. […]

HOUSING HAS LOST ITS CURRENCY AS A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT

HOUSING HAS LOST ITS CURRENCY AS A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT

Adequate and affordable housing features as one of the president’s key big four agenda to be tackled in the next five years by his government. This  important commitment given the state of housing in Kenya is nothing to celebrate about at the moment. Informal settlements are sprawling by the day with no essential basic services […]

The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County

The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County

Hakijamii carried out a research study to examine the effect of Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) project on economic and socio-cultural rights of the communities living along the project corridor in Isiolo County. The project which is part of Kenya’s Vision 2030 program is planned to cover 1700 km from Lamu to Southern […]

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE ISIOLO CIDP

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE ISIOLO CIDP

Hakijamii led Isiolo residents in reviewing the Isiolo County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2013-2017. The review largely focused on development projects which promote access to basic services; mainly the health, water and sanitation, education and land & housing sector. It was noted that a number of development projects which were implemented during the period stalled […]

BUDGETING IN KWALE COUNTY & ITS IMPACT ON THE REALIZATION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS

BUDGETING IN KWALE COUNTY & ITS IMPACT ON THE REALIZATION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 introduced a devolved system of government to enhance service delivery and to improve the socio-economic condition of people in remote locations. Devolution of functions entailed the devolution of resources, with the devolved units – County Governments– being given the mandate to plan, budget and allocate resources for the betterment of […]

SECURE JUSTICE FOR COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

SECURE JUSTICE FOR COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Kenya’s geothermal resources are located in the Rift Valley, with an estimated potential of between 7,000 and 10,000 MW. The Maasai community’s parcel of land in Olkaria about 120 kilometers northwest of Nairobi has thus been acquired for purposes of the Kenya Electricity Expansion Project so as to expand geothermal power generation. The development of […]

TWO DAY CAPACITY BUILDING MEETING ON MINING REGULATIONS & ITS LINKAGES TO RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN KWALE COUNTY

TWO DAY CAPACITY BUILDING MEETING ON MINING REGULATIONS & ITS LINKAGES TO RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN KWALE COUNTY

Hakijamii held a two day training at Msambweni Youth Social Hall in Kwale county. The activity focused on understanding the implications of Mining Act 2016 and its Regulations on benefit sharing. There are 14 different types of regulations governing the mining sector in Kenya. Hakijamii trained the communities on two regulations highlighted in bold in […]