Strategies for Northern Development

The Strategies for Northern Development (SND) is a local non-governmental organization working with nomadic pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. SND was registered in Kenya with NGO coordination board as a fully-fledged NGO on 6th of December 2007 and Agency for Civil Society organization in Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on 21st October 2019. It sprouted from two CBOs (Pastoralist Strategies and Rehabilitation Programme (PASREP) which was registered in January 2002 and Community Development and Poverty Alleviation Program (CODPAP) registered in January 2004). The two CBO’s merged to enable their resourceful persons share wealth of experience and skills in order to address myriads of challenges facing pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya.

The orgnization has grown rapidly over the last 12 years in terms of geographical coverage, scope of technical programs as well as financial and human resources.  SND commands a wealth of experience in development/ humanitarian work as well as managing huge donor resources. Over the years it has received funding from various Local and International NGOs, UN agencies; European Union as well as USAID funded Health and Peace building programs. The operational capacity of SND has also been strengthened during the past 5 years through an increased budgetary allocation and recruitment of competent staffs to enhance organizational capacity.

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