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  • Jitokeze Wamama Wafrika Behind Oil Libya Station, off Kapenguria Lodwa Highway, Makutano town in Kapenguria West Pokot P.o Box 440 Kapenguria 30600
    30600 Makutano
    Kenya

    Email: chepini@gmail.com
    Phone: +254 721421668
    Website: http://jitokeze.org/

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Jitokeze Wamama Wafrika

Non-Governmental Organization

http://jitokeze.org/

To improve sustainable food security in the semi arid regions of Kenya, by empowering marginalized women to access, own and sustainably manage productive assets and participate in the peace building process in their communities.

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Mission

To improve sustainable food security in the semi arid regions of Kenya, by empowering marginalized women to access, own and sustainably manage productive assets and participate in the peace building process in their communities.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Reduce the vulnerability of marginalized women, girls and communities to disasters induced by climate change in Arid and Semi Arid areas of North Western Kenya.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Promotion of food security among women, girls and communities vulnerable to impacts of droughts, through establishment of value chains of drought tolerant crops and poultry.

Promotion of water security among the above women and communities through construction of sand dams

Promoting diversification of livelihoods and income generation among women who are vulnerable to impacts of droughts, through establishment of a sustainable tailoring business that benefits vulnerable women

Building capacity for peace promotion through trainings in conflict transformation

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

i) Promotion of environmental and natural resource management through:
a) Promotion of sustainable farming practices
b) Management of flash floods on seasonal rivers through construction of sand dams

ii) Social and economic development practices
d) Promotion of food security among women and communities in the lowland areas of West Pokot who are vulnerable to impacts of droughts
f) Strengthening critical public infrastructure related to water security in the lowland areas of West Pokot through construction of sand dams to manage flash floods and harness these waters for utilization by the surrounding community
j) Promotion of diversified income options and livelihoods for women and girls vulnerable to impacts of droughts, food insecurity and cultural marginalization through establishment of a sustainable tailoring business in West Pokot County.
l) Promote establishment of public private partnerships in the area of building sustainable food and income security among communities at risk of droughts in the lowland areas of West Pokot County, in Kenya

Other activities

Promotion of awareness and dialogue on the ethical and justice concerns of Climate Change.

Promoting global collaborations with groups interested in responding to climate change as a justice issue and in establishing resilient and sustainable communities.

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Food Security
Income security
Water Security
Conflict transformation

Websites

http://www.jitokeze.org
http://pinichepkoech.wordpress.com

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  • Behind Oil Libya Station, off Kapenguria Lodwa Highway, Makutano town in Kapenguria West Pokot P.o Box 440 Kapenguria 30600 30600 Makutano Kenya

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