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Ruaraka: Members of Community Action Group write a memorandum to the Clerk of the Nairobi County Assembly to express their displeasure with the 2018/19 budget

Wed, 18th July 2018

Ruaraka Sub-County is among the seventeen sub-Counties of Nairobi County. The Sub-County has five   wards namely Utalii, Mathare North, Baba Dogo Luckysummer and Korogocho. The Sub-County has a population of 192,620 as per the population statistics of 2009 as shown in this table per ward and it is cosmopolitan. Ruaraka sub-County is represented by Tom Kajwang in the National Assembly. The sub-County is home of over 100 companies two financial institutions, one private University ( KCA)  two colleges; Utalii College and Kenya Power.  The sub-County has one of the biggest informal... Read more

Luckysummer Ward: Community Action Group meets to reflect on key service needs in the ward

Wed, 18th July 2018

Lucky summer ward is among the wards of Ruaraka Sub-County, Nairobi County. This ward is neighbour to Baba Dogo and Korogocho. The member of the county assembly (MCA) for this ward is honourable Fredrick Omondi a first time MCA. The ward has neither public primary school nor secondary school. This Nairobi County had proposed to construct a model Early Childhood Development Class in this ward between 2013-2017 periods something that is still a dream. On the 29th May 2018, Sauti Yetu organized a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) involving community groups... Read more

Baba Dogo Ward: Members of the Community Action Group meet to deliberate on the key emerging issues in the ward

Wed, 18th July 2018

On the 28th May, 2018 Sauti Yetu organized a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) involving groups trained on the Sauti Yetu toolkit and some community leaders who had initially volunteered to be community action group members with an aim of reconstituting a community action group (CAG) in Baba Dogo ward Ruaraka Sub County Nairobi. The FGD was held at Shalom Church Hall. Objectives of the Focused Group Discussion: To reconstitute and re-induct community action group members in Baba Dogo ward who will follow-up on key issues of concern in the ward and, To prioritize... Read more

RHONDA WARD, Nakuru County: Residents and duty bearers join hands to foster development

Mon, 21st May 2018

On 21st March, 2018 Sauti Yetu, together with community based organizations based in Rhonda ward, NAKURU County: Rhonda Residents Association, Topise Community base Organization and Mwaronda Company limited, organized for a Joint Community forum in Rhonda ward. The forum was held at Adassa Social hall. The duty bearers invited to this forum were: the ward administrator, the elected member of County Assembly, Rep from Nakuru Water and Sewage Company (Nawasco). The Joint Community Forum was attended by Hon. Timothy Kabutu Rhonda ward Member of Count Assembly, Caroline Gathura Ward Administrator... Read more

KAPTEMBWO WARD, NAKURU: Residents and their Member of the County Assembly work together to identify service needs in the ward for planning and implementation

Mon, 21st May 2018

On 26th March, 2018 Sauti Yetu, together with community based organizations based in KAPTEMBWO, organized for a Joint Community forum in KAPTEMBWO ward. The forum was attended by Member of County Assembly Hon. Peter Kajwang, outgoing Ward Administrator Mr. Billy Kiprop, Office Administrator at ward level M/S Belinda, incoming Ward administrator, M/S Beatrice Yegon and Public Health Officer M/S. Winnie Ouko.   Community members present were included representatives from landlord committees, security committees (CPC), women groups, residents association, traders association, village elders and general public. In total the forum was attended... Read more

FLAMINGO WARD, NAKURU: Residents and leaders come together to chat their development plan

Mon, 21st May 2018

On 21st February, 2018 Sauti Yetu, together with community based organisations held a joint community forum at Flamingo Ward, Nakuru Town West Sub-County in Nakuru County. The community based organisations involved included Flamingo Residents associations, Lekeren Women Self Help Group and Community Health Volunteers. The forum was held at the Langa Langa Dispensary Ground, in Flamingo ward and brought together residents of the various villages in Flamingo Ward, community leaders, community groups, local administration, and individualsAmong the leaders present included: Hon. Eddy Kiragu Member of the County Assembly, Mr. Gitonga... Read more

Kivumbini Ward, Nakuru: Residents join hands to demand accountability from duty bearers

Tue, 03rd April 2018

On 25th November, 2017 Sauti Yetu together with identified community based organisations from Kivumbini ward; Nakuru East Sub-County organised a Joint Community Forum in Kivumbini Ward.The community groups that spearheaded the joint community forum had initially undergone a Toolkit Training and mentorship by Sauti Yetu that equipped them with the necessary skills required to organise community forums dialogue forums. The organisations involved included: Nakuru East Tenants Association (NATENA), Bright Life CBO and Great Heights initiative.   The forum brought together residents of Kivumbini Ward, business community, community leaders, the police, community... Read more

GARISSA: Persons with special needs call upon offices of the ward administrator and Member of the County Assembly to involve them in decision making process

Tue, 03rd April 2018

On 2nd December 2017, Sauti Yetu in collaboration with Haidhafin Physically and Challenged Disabled Group organized a civic education forum with people with special needs from Garissa Township Sub-County at IRDO Bulla Masalani; Waberi ward. The civic education forum aimed enhancing the knowledge of people with special needs from Garissa Township sub-county about their rights and participation in decision making process. The civic education forum also aimed at highlighting to the participants key areas of opportunities in governance for persons with special needs and how they could tap into these... Read more

Barut Ward, Nakuru: Residents call for immediate action to address perennial Human-Wildlife Conflict

Tue, 03rd April 2018

On 29th November 2017, Sauti Yetu together with identified community based organization, organized a joint community forum in Barut Ward Primary School in Barut Ward, Nakuru West Sub County. The organization that took lead in organizing the community dialogue forum included: Barut Residents Association, Barut Community Health Organization (BACHO), Mwariki elders and Muungano ya WanavijijiThe Joint Community Forum aimed at creating a platform where duty bearers and right holders came together to identify priority issues and to find a common ways of addressing them, The forum brought together residents from... Read more

#NairobiPublicParticipation: Public Participation Alert

Fri, 02nd March 2018

Public Participation on the Nairobi City CIDP and CADP. Pursuant to Article 35 (1) (a), (3) and Article 201 (a) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the Committee of Finance and Economic Planning in the County Assembly invites the general public for public participation on the Nairobi City County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022 and Annual Development Plan 2018-2019. Members of the Public, Civil Society Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, Professional Bodies and People with challenged abilities, Youth, Women Groups and all stakeholders are invited to attend. You can also write Memoranda(s) to The Office of the... Read more

Sauti Yetu is an initiative of Inuka Kenya Ni Sisi! Social Movement. The project is a platform for grassroots dialogue between duty bearers: political aspirants, elected officials and members of the community.

The aim of Sauti Yetu is to encourage communities, political aspirants, elected leaders and their immediate representatives to engage in ongoing dialogue about community issues and challenges for resolution and harmonious co-existence. Sauti Yetu seeks to encourage communities to exercise their democratic rights and engage based on issues that are relevant to them rather than on negative ethnicity and/or partisan politics.

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