Who we are:
Githurai Community Projects is an Umbrella/Think Tank of five legal organizations and has a broad network of voluntary of Community Based Organizations (C.B.O’s) and in addition, has a unique professional credibility concerning key development topics whereby their main objectives is for Empowering and Improving the lives of the underserved and less fortune in the Community. We work together to break the cycle of poverty too.
It was founded and established in the year 2014 on a Strong Spirit of Volunteerism and it implements on long-term developments programs.
Our initiatives are primarily active and engaged in the areas of;
- Child Education (Orphaned and Vulnerable Children - O.V.C's)
- Disabled Persons
- Economic empowerment
- Environmental Conservation
- Sports Activities
Member organizations are all dedicated to solving the complex, inter-related challenges in the Community. Our members realize that, as effective as they each are on their own, they can be even more powerful when they approach society issues as a group.
While it is in order to champion empowerment, we work at the grassroots level to improve the Community to break the cycle of poverty, thus empowering people to build a better future for the children, youth, women and families.
The Platform's efforts is overseen and governed by an independent board of respected community leaders and managed by its Founder through a leadership team drawn from professional disciplines and who have unwavering reputation among the community at large.
With long presence in and close collaboration with marginalized people, G.C.P. has dependable and trusted methods of reducing suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty within Githurai Location, Ruiru Constituency, Kiambu County in Kenya, East Africa.
Our programs targets all gender in the community therefore empowering underserved children, youth, women, men and families in equal measure for the greater good of the community.
Thus, our main objective is to improve economic household security as an absolute priority for those living on the margins of survival and more resilient and better placed to cope with when the worst happens/occurs.
In other words, the programs are sustainable because all funds are well/will be well administered and are the drive engine of the projects.
More so, we target an audience of >65% or more economically underserved relative to the average standards of the target geographical area.
The support and the funds we seek will increase our base reserves and will enable our programs to participate in the workforce thus sustaining and creating an enabling environment.
Together our members with our partners on the ground touch aspects of priority issues so as to meet and achieve our goals.
We want to Make an Impact in the Community Through Charity Work,
Strengthen the Economy and Improve the Quality of Life as well.
The Platforms aims and roles are;
-To improve G.C.P's contribution to development cooperation by promoting the exchange experiences, ideas and information’s amongest it's members between networks of G.C.P.'s organizations.
- To influence policy making in the area of development cooperation.
- To raise public awareness about issues related to development assistance.
- It’s a contact point for the coordination of policy initiatives and recommendations.
- It represents the common interests of its member organization and provides services for other interested actors in the areas related to G.C.P's development cooperation and policies.
- To provide a forum for consultation and cooperation between it's members and helps they speak with one voice on development issues.
- To implement and oversee the working of the projects.
To ensure that people living in extreme poverty are able to meet their basic needs, achieve their rights and manage their developments.
We are informed by a vision for change. We envision a village in which no-one lives in poverty, fear or oppression, justice, democracy and rights; in which all have access to a decent standard of living, the opportunities and chances essential to a long, healthy and creative; and in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
To help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives that last and spread without ongoing support from Githurai Community Projects platform.
The core values that define Githurai Community Projects and its approach to long term developments are based upon on to respond quickly, creatively and effectively to people in need.
To facilitate to individuals and groups to ensure greatest impact on the ground. This facilitation is a key component on how we operate.
Githurai Community Projects platform is dedicated to creating change through hard work. This is why we love grassroots organizing, you find the people most dedicated to our cause and with their help, we can make a huge difference through serving the underserved.
"We believe in development as a process which occurs in people, proceeds at their pace and is achieved, not given. Our concern for gender and social equity is carrying out our work that demonstrates our adherence to this value."