We are a non-profit development agency headquartered in Nairobi Kenya with field offices in Wajir county and Kismayo in Somalia. As an organization operating in the field of conflict prevention, human rights, education, and governance, GCG specifically intervenes through mobilization, advocacy and training activities. Over the years, the organization has been building the capacity of community leaders and residents to resolve conflict and to address the underlying barriers to growth and stability of the region. One of these barriers to growth and stability is climate change. Hence our focus on climate change interventions.
Since its founding in the United States in 2003, the GCG opened its Kenya office in 2005 following the registration by the NGO Board of Kenya as a national NGO with the registration number OP.2018/051/2005/0400/3821. Since then, the GCG has partnered with both local and international initiatives in Kenya and the United States to build the capacity of communities and provide local solutions to the challenges affecting Northern Kenya communities.
Promote peace and empower communities to live in a greener and cleaner environment.
Empower communities sustainable solutions and making sure peace peace within the communities and to ensure a greener and cleaner environment.
The Generation for Change and Growth seeks to achieve the following strategic objectives:
Strategic Objective 1: To establish a well-coordinated and effective strategy for addressing conflicts and promoting peace & security in target regions.
Strategic Objective 2: To improve climate change response and built resilience through improved livelihood systems, rain water harvesting environmental and natural resource management.
Strategic Objective 3: To promote community, women and girls empowerment through facts-finding, research, education and capacity building.
Strategic Objective 4: To ensure good governance, rule of law and citizen participation in political, economic and social development.
Strategic Objective 5: To enhance sustainable use of water resources and contribute to the community and government efforts in availing water and sanitation.
Strategic Objective 6: To promote alternative and sustainable sources of energy.
G CG will contribute to achievement of all the sustainable goals, but specifically goals on the eradication of poverty, inequalities, achievement of water security, peaceful co-existence and towards climate change resilience.
Below is a reiteration of the sustainable development goals:
Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*
Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development