AAIK Programs in Baringo County

DANIDA Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) 2

This is the second phase of this partnership that is funded by DANIDA through ActionAid Denmark from January 2022 to December 2025.

OVERALL OBJECTIVE: Young people, especially women, and marginalised people enjoy fundamental rights through improved access to well-resourced programmes and public services, improved sustainable livelihoods, protection from and resilience to shocks, disasters, and protracted crisis in 5 arid and semi-arid counties.


Key Actions

- Train young people on leadership, human rights, rights to services, fundamental freedoms, relevant legal frameworks, and budget tracking.
- Facilitate young people and their institutions to undertake social audits on delivery of government priorities and GRPS and present the findings in critical platforms where decisions are made.
- Build capacity of young people to influence the enactment and implementation of policies, laws, and strategies that advance realization of climate justice.
- Train young people on disaster preparedness and mitigation in line with ActionAid’s Humanitarian Signature.

Intermediate Outcomes

- Young people build leadership and have knowledge and tools to hold governments and humanitarian actors accountable.
-Young people engage in social movements and with other stakeholders to build alliances and bring leverage to their actions.
-Young people analyze and define their priorities and gather evidence for advocacy.
-Young people develop and pilot alternative solutions.

Long-Term Outcomes

- Young people and their allies hold governments to account for the delivery of well-resourced public services and social protection programmes.
- Young people and their allies meaningfully participate in decision making processes at all levels.
- Young people and their allies provide sustainable, climate just, and resilient solutions that are scalable or replicable.
- Young people lead collective action together with allies to reduce vulnerabilities and build resilience in their communities.

Strategic Objectives

SO1: Enjoyment of fundamental rights through improved access to well- resourced programmes and public services by young people, especially women, and marginalised people.
SO2:Enjoyment of improved sustainable livelihoods through climate accountable governments and alternatives that build climate resilience by young people, especially women, and marginalised people.
SO3: Young people, especially women, and marginalised people are resilient to shocks and enjoy their right to protection in fragile situations, disasters, and protracted cris

ASSUMPTIONS: AAIK and local partners promote dialogue between young people’s movements and duty bearers to advance young people’s priorities (IO2) and support young people with the capacity and tools to analyze and define their priorities and the ability to gather evidence for advocacy (IO3), then young people will have the capacity to keep governments accountable (LTO1) and the ability to participate in decision making (LTO2).

Gender responsive alternatives for adaption to climate change project.

Gender responsive alternatives for adaption to climate change project is funded by the DFAT Gender Action Platform and Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) in Baringo County, Tangulbei local rights Programme since 2017 now in the 3rd phase. The project is being implemented in Kenya, Vanuatu and Cambodia and included ActionAid in all these countries, AA International, Huairou Commission and Monash University Gender Peace and Security Unit. Research conducted by Monash University developed a Gender Responsive framework to guide the project’s implementation with four main pillars.

The project is aimed at strengthening women’s capacity in resilience building, strengthening women led protection mechanisms, modelling community climate resilient livelihood systems and engaging duty bearers on the sectors mentioned above with Baringo County Government and the national government.

Objectives of the project:

  • Women and institutions have enhanced capacity and systems for sustainable livelihoods and climate change adaptation including the recognition and documentation of their own knowledge.
  • Women and their organizations obtain resources, make decisions, and claim spaces by transforming institutions including protection plans.
  • Women take collective action to influence policy and planning at local, national, and global levels.