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New Grant Opportunity for Local/Regional Organization to Increase Electoral Participation of Marginalized Groups

The Consortium for Elections and Political Processes Strengthening (CEPPS) is a joint venture of three partners— the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Since 1995, the CEPPS partners have worked to support the development of democratic institutions, processes, and practices in over 140 countries… Continue reading New Grant Opportunity for Local/Regional Organization to Increase Electoral Participation of Marginalized Groups

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KTN Joins ANDY To Drive #Nikoeducatable Campaign

The ‘Nikoeducatable’ campaign an infusion of English and Swahili meaning I am educatable, was launched on 10th May 2017.The campaign is a drive to raise funds in support for the physically challenged. Among the funding strategies that the campaign team has used is developing partnerships with organizations that align with their mission and share similar… Continue reading KTN Joins ANDY To Drive #Nikoeducatable Campaign

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YETU In Pictures

  1. Nairobits Trusts receive their award for having the best fundraiser during the BootCamp in Naivasha.   2. A section of children during the family fun day event by St.Joseph in Nyeri. 3. NikoEducatable campaign launch by ANDY in Nairobi. 4.A cake cutting session by campaign lead, Brother Harun during St.Joseph Action for Orphans campaign launch.… Continue reading YETU In Pictures

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A Paradigm Shift in Capacity Building: The Inaugural Yetu Boot Camp.

The inaugural Yetu ‘Boot Camp’ was held between 26th to 29th June at Naivasha. The event attracted   15 local CSO's drawn from such themes as education, health, women and youth empowerment. These were finalists of YETU‘s previous call for applications. The aim of this call was to provide technical and financial support to strengthen local… Continue reading A Paradigm Shift in Capacity Building: The Inaugural Yetu Boot Camp.

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Three Yetu Campaigns Go Live.

During the months of April to May 2017, Childline Kenya, Action Network for the Disabled(ANDY) and St. Joseph Community Based Organization(CBO) launched their fundraising drives with support from Yetu. ChildLine Kenya- #ShineALightKE Campaign ChildLine’s ShineALightKE campaign was launched on 29th March 2017. The campaign‏ is a call to arms for Kenyans to rally together to… Continue reading Three Yetu Campaigns Go Live.

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Updates On The Fundraising Kachumbari.

In a bid to generate support for local development needs through local philanthropy, the Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals(KAFP) and Yetu Initiative entered into a partnership in December 2016, to jointly develop a regional resource mobilisation product dubbed, “the fundraising kachumbari”. The fundraising kachumbari is a series of workshops held quarterly, in three regions namely; Western… Continue reading Updates On The Fundraising Kachumbari.

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Yetu At The African Philanthropy Conference.

The International Society Third Sector Research (ISTR) held its 4th African Regional Conference from 20th -23rd June 2017 in Accra, Ghana. This annual conference brings together scholars, researchers and practitioners from the civil society, philanthropy and non-profit sector in Africa to allow for the exchange of research findings and practical experiences. This year’s theme was,… Continue reading Yetu At The African Philanthropy Conference.

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Fundraising from Kenyans in the Diaspora.

Is Diaspora “The Next Frontier for Resource Mobilisation”? Gone are the days when Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) received ‘unlimited’ funding from charities and donors in the West. This is attributable to factors within the landscape in which they operate. First, austerity and the economic downturn in many of Kenya’s traditional donor countries have led to… Continue reading Fundraising from Kenyans in the Diaspora.