With support from Aga Khan Foundation and USAID, Yetu recently released a report on the nature, trends, and engagements of corporate philanthropy in Kenya. Consistent with similar studies, Manufacturing, ICT/Technology, Banking and Finance sectors emerge the most notable players having consistently given KES 1 million and above between 2014-2016 with education and skill development being… Continue reading Landscape of Corporate Giving In Kenya.
In the spirit of collaboration for sustainable development, YETU is excited to welcome three more Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) into its growing family. These organizations were selected through a rigorous and competitive process that resulted in quality submissions. Our partnership approach between local CSOs is rooted to building the capacity and fundraising efforts of the… Continue reading Three-Fold Increase of YETU Tier 1 Partners
Dire economic predictions are all over the news. Looking at the Civil Society in Kenya, one can conclude that it is at a crossroad. This is attributed to dwindling funds from traditional donors due to the global economic crisis, promotion of the AID-to-TRADE paradigm and reclassification of Kenya as a middle-income country. Many local CSOs… Continue reading Fundraising Challenges for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya.
Yetu was once again excited to hold the second phase of the Bootcamp initiative that kicked off in Naivasha from 11-14 September 2017. The participants on the other hand were also eager to share progress of their campaigns, challenges and further enrich skills and learnings to take their campaigns to the next level. The sessions… Continue reading CSOs Gain Hands On Experience In Yetu’s Second Bootcamp
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.