Isiolo district profile
partner organization: FOUNDATION FOR KENYA PASTORALISTS WOMEN (FKPW)
Mumina Gollo Bonaya (District Coordinator)
Jamhuri crescent off Kabarnet road off Ngong road
P.O.BOX 10349 – 00100, Nairobi
Registered with Social Services
Geographical area: Eastern Province
Major sectors of work: Education; Empowering women
Human Resources: 4 paid staff
Main sources of income: Donations and grants from national and international organisations
Foundation of Kenya Pastoralist Women (FKPW) is a non-governmental organization voicing and articulating pastoralist women’s issues at National level.
FKPW is an initiative of pastoralist women from diverse professional background who saw the need to have a national platform that amplifies the voices of pastoralist women for effective lobbying and advocacy for representation and inclusion in national development.
FKPW members are a group of committed professional women whose sole interest is to promote the mission, vision and objectives while taking cognizance of its members’ diversity.
FKPW membership is in three categories of membership. The first category comprises of focal point women organizations/networks in larger eleven ASAL districts of Kenya; Namely Isiolo, Marsabit, Moyale, Mandera, Tana River, Narok, Kajiado, Turkana, West Pokot, Transmara and Nairobi slum with special focus on urban pastoralist in Korokocho, Mukuru kwa Njenga among others. The second category comprises of professional/elite pastoralist women in he country and in the diaspora. The third category is other liked minded organizations/institutions/individuals working in ASAL districts.
Vision: Empowered pastoralist women
Mission: FKWP exist to facilitate processes and initiatives that enhance pastoralist women participation in socio-economic, political and cultural development.
• Respect for human right
• Professionalism and excellence
• Openness to information sharing
• Transparency and accountability
(i) Women empowerment
(ii) Peace building, conflict transformation
(iii) Girl child education
Last Updated (Wednesday, 13 April 2011 08:48)