Drought Emergency Interventions In Marsabit County
Marsabit County, the largest county in Kenya in land size, is currently experiencing the worst drought in four decades after five seasons of failed rains. The county is in the critical EMERGENCY phase of the crisis according to humanitarian agency FEWSNET. 1The county has been facing acute water and food shortage with over 98% of its open water sources having dried up according to the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) January 2023 report. Read More
Addressing Humanitarian and developement challenges
Juhudi Mashinani supports the underprivileged communities in Arid and Semi-arid Lands (ASALs) to address their humanitarian and development challenges. Registered as a non-profit organisation with Registration No. CLG-YXFA5G, the organisation draws its name from two Swahili words ‘Juhudi’ for effort and Mashinani which means grassroots. The name encompasses the organisation’s work of rallying grassroots communities’ efforts (JUHUDI) to sustainably develop their grassroots initatives.
Key Thematic Areas
Our Core Values
Juhudi Mashinani supports the underprivileged communities in Marsabit County Arid and Semi-arid Lands (ASALs) to address their humanitarian and development challenges.
We continuously carry extensive research to understand the challenges facing the local communities as well as possible solutions to these challenges.
Leadership & Management
JUHUDI has 7-member Board of Directors (4 men and 3 men). The Board of Directors steers the organisation toward a sound future by ensuring that it’s fulfilling its mission in the most effective way possible.
Board of Directors
The Board provides oversight and provides strategic and policy direction to the organisation. The Board also ensures that the organisation is adequately resourced, hires the Executive Director and undertakes quality control of the organisation’s programmatic work.
The staff at the organisation are responsible for the implementation of the decisions taken by the Board of Directors. The organisation has a Management team that undertakes functional roles while staff undertake tactical roles.