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

A section of the members of the Lucky summer community action group during the focus group discussion held in the ward on 29th May, 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 trained on the Sauti Yetu toolkit and some community leaders who had initially volunteered to be community action group members. The Focus Group Discussion took place at Bega Kwa Bega Hall in Lucky summer ward.

Objectives

  1. To reconstitute and re-induct community action group members in Luckysummer ward who will follow-up on key issues of concern in the ward;
  2. To prioritize Key developmental issues that emerged from the previous joint community forum which are affecting the community in the Ward and initiate a follow up process mechanisms for resolution.

Participants were taken through the concept of community action (CAG) which then paved way for deliberations on key service delivery needs and priorities in the ward and how the members of the community action group will influence their resolution.

Below are some the key priority issues highlighted by the members of the community action group that needed to be addressed by the duty bearers and the key members of the community action group following the issues.

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