Our two medical centres provide local communities with a comprehensive range of services:
Most services are provided for free but we charge nominal fees for physiotherapy and medications to cover costs; fees are waived for the elderly, disabled and anyone who genuinely cannot pay.Read More
On our demonstration farms we introduce new farming methods that are better suited to the drought-prone climate of the area. On-farm trials showcase their benefits and we provide training & supports for local farmers who wish to utilise them.
Dairy Initiatives: zero-grazing, breed investigations, grass trials, hay/silage production & storage, bio-digester, machinery services, co-operateive milk distribution
Crop-based Initiatives: greenhouses, drip irrigation, crop diversification, seed variety trials, fruit trees, general crop care
Other Initiatives: water harvesting, bee-keeping, farm diversification, training programsRead More
Support of Vulnerable Groups - Children/ Disabled / Elderly: We run education programs, healthcare initiatives and social gatherings for these communities.
Community Finance: We facilitate table banking schemes and also provide micro-finance loans to selected individuals.
Daily Living Improvements : solar lights, water tanks, public water provision, menstruation products & education
Emergency Assistance: We provide financial / logistical support on a case-by-case basis for members of the community who are most in need.
Public Health Unit: This unit helps to address issues with public health education & gender-based violence.
Community Participation: We regularly facilitate and give contributions towards community events.Read More
We employ 3 Program Leaders - our founders - in Kenya to implement all of our programs. This includes James Hennessy, our Program Coordinator, who reports directly to the Board of Directors in Ireland.
We also employ a large team of Program Staff in Kenya on our individual programs - both in full-time and temporary roles.
We have no paid employees in Ireland, where all work is done on a voluntary basis.
Founder, Program Coordinator, Board Liaison
James (from Cork, Ireland) has been living in Kenya since 2007 and oversees the implementation of all of our programs.
As well as working on the projects, he is responsible for all project finances, coordinating with project sponsors, and reporting to the Board of Directors in Ireland.
Founder, Program Coordinator
Maasai works primarily on the farming program; among other farming activites, he coordinates our training programs and maintains our machinery.
Founder, Program Coordinator
Okinja works mostly on our farming and community programs; he is particularly involved with the demonstration aspect of our farm as well as our finance schemes and support groups.
Remember: Every cent you donate goes directly to a project because general donations are not used to fund salaries or administration costs. (see more)
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We would like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who has supported and continues to support Development Pamoja. We appreciate even the smallest donation and can assure contributors that every euro is wisely spent.
If you have any questions about the charity please contact us. We pride ourselves on our transparency so are happy to answer all queries.
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