Our projects are focused on improving food security and economic empowerment of the vulnerable communities in East Africa.
Michael Murigi Selected as Queen’s Young Leader
Michael Murigi was selected as a Queen’s Young Leader for his efforts towards fighting hunger and poverty in rural Kenya through farming of improved cassava.
Michael is thankful to Comic Relief for the Legacy Fund grant and sees this as a great opportunity for FocusWise SHG, the organisation he leads, to expand its impact among vulnerable communities and contribute towards the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 2 on eliminating extreme poverty and hunger!
Read Michael’s journey on Daily Nation’s website:
Round the year, we distribute improved cassava seeds to farming communities across Kenya and beyond. We have so far hosted 29,711 farmers for training at our demo farm since we set it up. We attend agricultural shows and field days to sensitize and educate new farmers about the benefits of improved cassava farming. We have […]
In collaboration with Comic Relief, a British charity, FocusWise will support 300 youthful farmers to start the farming of improved cassava for food security and poverty alleviation. The targeted areas are some of the driest and most drought- ravaged in Kenya. The beneficiaries will receive improved cassava seeds and training on cassava husbandry from FocusWise. […]
Our Core Values
Our organizational values and aspirations underpin every aspect of our work, ensuring that we approach developmental challenges facing vulnerable communities in Kenya with commitment, fairness, flexibility and above all with integrity. In living true to our Vision and Mission, we are guided by the following four practical values:
We remain committed to our Vision, Mission, and our partners and to the process of empowering marginalized communities to live better their lives. We will strive to deliver change and transformation at all levels of society.
We believe that all human beings are equal under the law and deserve the opportunity to live a productive life and to feel safe and secure; and to participate in the life of the nation.
We are flexible in the way we work- applying our methods, tools and approaches as the context demands and adapting to the changing demands and needs of our partners.
We will ensure that our work is of the highest standard, and that we behave ethically at all times. We will utilize the resources entrusted to us responsibly and efficiently. We will remain accountable to our partners, communities and benefactors.
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Our promise is to remain accountable for the resources entrusted to us, working with national governments, county governments and communities to achieve sustainable development in Kenya and East Africa.
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