Redo Kenya is an umbrella grassroots organization that started its operations in 2013 and was legally registered in August 2014 as a community based organization (CBO) and began its operation with the main aim of empowering marginalized and minority community.
The organization has partnered with various development partners who supported various programs around Democracy, Human Rights, Social Accountability and Governance geared towards realization of improved service delivery in Bungoma County.
REDO is also a convener of governance CSOs in Bungoma and through this network, we have managed to influence a number of policies including public participation, civic education, health, agriculture, finance etc.
Our working strategy is to connect and empower the citizens through capacity development so that they can exercise their democratic rights. REDO Kenya works through its strong grassroots organizations where we look for partnerships then links up with grass root organizations which includes women, youth and self help groups. Through these groups, we are able to reach rural communities hence able to achieve our goals sustainably.
REDO Kenya main target is women, youths, PwDs and minority communities. Due to demand in our services and need to expand our scope, the organization members passed a resolution in December 2021 during the AGM to register it as a national NGO and was registered on 8th July 2022 via certificate No. OP.218/051/21-426/12524.
The organization is led by the Board of Directors which comprises of 7 members including women and PwD representative. There is also two advisors who advices the board on governance and legal matters. They are ex-official members of the board. The secretariat is led by the Chief Executive Officer who is also secretary to the board. The board meets quarterly for its meeting and also during extra ordinary meeting.
Our key working strategy
REDO Kenya works through its strong grassroots organizations where we looks for partnerships then links up with grass root organizations which includes women, youth and self help groups. Through these groups, we are able to reach rural communities hence able to achieve our goals sustainably.
REDO Kenya has a well established staff with various qualification and experience in community work. The organization has 6 full time staff and 50 paid volunteers who work as Accountability champions and civic educators spread across Bungoma County. REDO also has 25 budget champions trained by our two County budget coordinators to help the community in influencing the budget to be citizen led.