Livelihoods / WASH

Livelihoods / WASH

Introduction

The Livelihood Program, under which Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programmes (WASH) fall under, develops poverty reduction strategies to empower Kenyans towards self-sustenance in all areas. The programme deals with food security, microfinance and environmental conservation as key areas of intervention. It also oversees the implementation of WASH activities, in order to promote sanitation and hygiene practices that will ensure the optimal development and use of water and water facilities.

Sectors of Intervention

  • Water-Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion
  • Food Security
  • Conservation
  • Climate Smart Agriculture

Achievements

Caritas has been in the front line in responding to the current drought facing communities in Kenya, this has been accomplished through local drought appeals by the Bishops aimed at mobilizing Christians and people of good to assist affected communities. Caritas Kenya has also been a key player in promoting peace efforts within East Africa region. In December 2016, Caritas Kenya together with Caritas Uganda, Caritas Ethiopia (Caritas AMECEA Zone) successfully convened a Peace Conference in Kitale under ‘Strengthening the Efforts of the Church for Peace and Development in the Karamoja Cluster’ Programme.

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