Kwacha Afrika partners with County government, non-governmental organizations, Community Based Organizations, youth groups and the private sector to ensure that vulnerable youths in the Coast region are mentored and given support to achieve their dreams in life and be better citizens of the society.
Since the early 2000s, Kwacha Afrika has improved its working relations with its partners to improve how to approach young people in vulnerable areas of coastal region. After gaining its full fledged local NGO status in 2006, Kwacha Afrika collaboration with other partners has grown tremendously with inclusion of Youth Challenge International ,Youth-Health Initiative Kenya and ActionAid through the Global Platform, as key partners in volunteers exchange programme within the organization and also encourages individual International Volunteers to partner/volunteer with the organization. This initiative has created stronger ties and strengthened partnership in areas of helping young people from diverse background establish rapport and learn from each other’s culture and diversity. Also through the Countering Violent Extremism Network in Mombasa County Kwacha Afrika has been able to address issues that affect communities through youth radicalization in the county and how to avert the same. CSO’s on Security and Human Rights is another key network that Kwacha plays a major role in ensuring rights of county citizens are upheld and that the security of communities is firmly adhered to.
Faced with many complex challenges in recent years, Kwacha Afrika has redoubled its efforts to strengthen its partnerships with CBO’S and NGOs, both international and local and networks, seeking to maximize complementarities and sustainability in its work for youth in the local communities and others of concern.
Today, Kwacha Afrika works with more than 30 youth groups, 18 local NGO’s, County Government Ministries, among others, operational and advocacy partners to ensure that the rights and needs of youths within the region and their concerns are met. Kwacha Afrika continues to give high priority to its relations with partners, and strives to strengthen strategic and operational collaboration at County, community and National levels.
The main goal of the organization’s vast network of partnerships is to ensure better outcomes for persons of concern by combining and leveraging complementary resources and working together in a transparent, respectful and mutually beneficial way. These partnerships also strengthens Kwacha Afrika engagement in inter-networks fora and processes, where mutual understanding and strong alliances help ensure that youth both male and female, community and persons living with disability are adequately prioritized when it comes to right awareness, good governance and leadership within the county.
WE ARE OPEN TO PARTNERSHIPS
Kwacha Afrika is open to partnerships with organizations that share common goals by combining and leveraging complementary resources and working together in a transparent, respectful and mutually beneficial way.