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Global Peace Development - Kenya
A Global Peace Foundation project in:
Global Peace Development (GPD) projects advance community-driven development projects in different settlements in Kenya to empower families and build resilient communities.
Projects include: workshops, training and enterprise development.
The Kariobangi Community Cooker Project
In Kariobangi area, located in Embakasi Constituency, Nairobi County, GPF Kenya has partnered with a consortium of corporates and other organizations to support the construction of a community cooker project that turns waste into resources as well pro-actively empowers youth and women with socio economic activities.
The Allights Village Project
GPF in partnership with volunteers from Leadership Task Force (LTF) based in South Korea and the Dongruokdala Community Based Organization launched the Allights Village Project in Ukwala town located in Western Kenya to empower vulnerable families in the area by improving their lifestyles. The launch which attracted the participation of government officials from the region saw 100 solar lanterns donated to women and 5 street solar lights installed along the street of Ukwala town as well as rehabilitation of Green Park Ukwala to a modern recreational site.
Green House for Schools Initiative
The “Green House for Schools Initiative” by GPF Kenya in partnership with UN Habitat and the Grand Korea Leisure company has supported Kandegwa Primary School in Kiambu County and Ayany Estate
Primary School In Nairobi county with free solar lights, construction of greenhouses as well training and mentorship for pupils on soccer and arts. The program supplements the government’s school feeding program that has seen over 2000 students benefit through a balanced diet which is essential for development.
Poverty Spotlight Tool
GPD implements the Poverty Sportlight Tool (PST) by Fundacion Praguaya to help vulnerable families self-diagnose their level of poverty as a first step in developing a personalized strategy to lift them permanently out of poverty.