Our Projects

1).KVCO is involved in resource mobilization and capacity building of communities within Baringo central District in partnership with The National and County Governments and other partners with an aim of furthering the quality of lives of communities within this area. We have been collaborating with Mwafrika Development Institute.

2). In the fight of HIV/AIDS, KVCO has received donor funding from partners focused on combating HIV/AIDS and these include EGPAF-Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric Foundation who have granted us USD 140,000, and proposed TOWA- Ksh350,000. The funding is towards stepping up HIV/AIDS prevention activities that target youth in School, out of school, PWDs and families matter! Program and reached over 10,000 youth with different HIV/AIDS interventions in Baringo County. Our main partner was Center for Community Empowerment (CECOE).

3).KVCO in partnership with Lawan CBO in Barwessa – Baringo County has implemented HIV and AIDs awareness campaigns, management and supporting livelihoods for affected communities since 2014.

4).In 2015, KVCO through its partner CECOE received grants from Africa Women Development Fund to carry out HIV and AIDS awareness and capacity building of government officials and partners in Kabarnet Town, Baringo County.

5).In 2015-2016 KVCO supported Sex workers and Long distant truck drivers in Eldoret with skills for prevention and management of HIV and Aids.

6).Training of Trainers on Oil and gas exploration vide a workshop held at Cheptebo AIC Training Centre in June 2016. More than 100 ToTs were trained. This was done in partnership with the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) of New York and Justice & Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) of Toronto, Canada.

7).KVCO has continued to partner with other governmental and non-governmental organizations to bring forth efforts to build peace and resolve conflicts along the Kerio Valley that spans Elgeiyo Marakwet and Baringo Counties. This process is ongoing and requires concerted effort from various stakeholders, including government to ensure that these areas are prioritized in terms of infrastructure development, accessibility to basic formal education, and structured disarmament. In addition, KVCO works with communities and schools, where communities are engaged in storytelling and cultural practices that encompasses dancing, songs, among other instruments to promote peace.

8).Counseling and Psychosocial Support project in conflict prone areas of Kerio Valley. KVCO has engaged in counseling and psychosocial support in affected areas of Kerio Valley. This has helped in the healing process among the communities and in educational programs which aim directly at increasing the number of school-going children and also increasing the number of students who join higher education.

9).Educational policy advocacy We are also involved in advocating for the state to improve public policy and keep the number of children enrolled in free primary education increased. This also involved advocating for the accountability of both state and non-state actors to ensure effective and accountable use of devolved funds and citizen involvement in management of the funds.

10). Sensitization on Public Participation in state projects KVCO rolled out a program to sensitize community members in March 2013 on the role of public participation in projects. This was carried out in open public forums in Salawa, Barwessa, Bartabwa and Arror Wards along Kerio Valley.

11). Advocacy on land rights From 2013 to date, KVCO is engaged in advocating for land rights for the people of Barwessa and Salawa wards. This process is done in conjunction with farmers, women and youth groups within the said wards.