Institutional Development

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The Institutional Development Program works to expand the capacity of ICE to effectively implement its mandate. This is achieved through regular review and improvement of policies and strengthening its governance structure to support its vision and mission; continuous staff capacity enhancement as well as the acquisition of necessary facilities.

ICE has put into place a fundraising strategy to ensure adequate, predictable and timely resources to support implementation of its strategies. ICE also aims to work towards achieving its goal on development of School of Cultural Ecology.

achievements

success stories

  • strategic-partnerships-to-fight-effects-of-climate-change

    Strategic Partnerships...

    The first thing that strikes any visitor to the Thiiti Mothers group as odd is that there are men in the group! “The group was founded in 1989 by mothers who were then agitating against female genital mutilation but later they decided to strategically include us in the group...

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  • fostering-technology-transfer-through-strategic-partnerships

    Fostering Technology...

    Anthony Kioko, is the Ward Agricultural Officer (WAO) for Matungulu and Kyeleni wards in Machakos County in the new decentralised government system. In the former system, he would have been the District Agricultural Extension Officer (DAEO). Kioko first heard about the work Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) was...

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  • sweetness-of-self-sufficiency

    Sweetness of...

    Janerose Kairuthi and Judith Mwendwa have one thing in common – they are both members of Jitegemee Agricultural Development Group which was established in 2009. The group is involved in the cultivation of indigenous food crops, rabbit rearing and dairy cattle farming. The one hundred member group has come...

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  • women-on-a-success-mission

    Women on...

    Kiitho kya Mawithyululuko is an all-women umbrella body with 153 members engaged in bio-intensive organic farming, poultry keeping and basketry. But these women are not just any other group trying to irk a living out of small agricultural enterprises – a closer look reveals that they only grow indigenous...

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  • Water Comes...

    Ntakira water group was started in 2012 in February as an initiative by a group of women to provide access to clean piped water to the community. With an initial membership of only seventeen, this seemed like a daunting task considering other bigger groups in the locality with over...

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