Our Compassion Kenya team, led by James Partnership Manager Coast and Lower Eastern Region, paid a courtesy call to Kitui Deputy Governor Augustine Kanani at his office in Kitui on Wednesday, 15 March 2023.
In Kitui County, Compassion Kenya is in partnership with 37 churches of different denominations, with programs to support over 10,000 vulnerable children and their caregivers, engaging in transformative child advocacy and holistic child development, particularly for children living in extreme poverty by equipping them with the skills and resources needed to be resilient in the years to come.
The visit is part of our continued effort toward building sustainable partnerships and engaging in collaboration opportunities within our local context. The visit allowed the team to share some of Compassion’s work in the region, including economic empowerment projects in Community Development, Nutrition, Health screening, Cash transfers, Water, and Agriculture.
The county government, under the leadership of H.E Dr. Julius Malombe, is rolling out various projects and is ready to bring on board all development partners to help improve the livelihood of Kitui residents across the County, keenly avoiding duplication of projects in areas where the county government and her development partners are in operation. The opportunity allowed the team and the county government to seek ways of partnership with the county government on water provision through sinking boreholes and the construction of sand dams.