The strategies for Northern Development (SND), is a registered Non-Governmental Organization working with nomadic pastoralist communities in northern Kenya (Marsabit and Wajir County).
It sprouted from two CBOs (Pastoralist Strategies and Rehabilitation Programme (PASREP) which was registered in January 2002 and Community Development and Poverty Alleviation Program (CODPAP) registered in January 2004). The two CBO’s were merged to enable their resourceful persons share their wealth of experience and skills in order to overcome the emerging challenges of working with pastoralist communities in northern Kenya.SND got registered with NGO board as a fully-fledged NGO on 6th December 2007.
SND’s main objective is to Promote and support indigenous initiatives that enhances sustainable development. SND leverages on the use of local resources and appreciation of indigenous knowledge and experiences for building sustainable development.
1.To promote access to affordable Quality education and Health Care services
2.To promote citizen participation in setting up of people centred, accountable and responsive devolved governance.
3.To promote respect for Human rights and Social justice
4.To promote Peaceful coexistence among pastoralists Communities in Northern Kenya
5.Enhancing the capacity of local communities through integrated programs built on constructive cultural and Modern practices to make use of available local resources and increased sustainable diversified livelihoods and economic development.
6.To Enhance accessibility of natural resources (portable water, range lands) for human, livestock and crop production.
7.To build synergies with local institutions (community groups), Non-State Actors, Line ministries and other development partners to ensure complementarities and effectively and efficiently respond to growing needs of the local communities.
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