NORTHERN VISION FOR DEVELOPEMENT
Promote Social Justice and the Sustainable Development of Communities.
Who We Are
Since its establishment in 2017, Northern-Vision for Development Organization has built a strong basis for community-driven development approaches and is unique in Kenya as a pioneer of community philanthropy and sustainable development. Northern Vision works through strategic and carefully selected partnerships in Kenya, both at the national and community level, and strongly believes in the ability of communities to identify and prioritize their needs and with a little external support, pursue their own solutions to these needs.
Nothern-Vision also recognizes that pro-poor policies are critical to be able to address some of the systemic challenges faced by vulnerable groups, hence the need to push for the development of the necessary policies to support the promotion of a just and fair society, as well as good governance.
Young people from different backgrounds have a huge impact on us and all our activities. They highlight those parts of the society that are broken, so we can help them in all possible ways to regain hope and flourish in life.
Flourishing and Resilient Communities.
To Promote Social Justice and the Sustainable Development of Communities.
Everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities.
We respect the rights and dignity of every human being and community irrespective of their social standing.
We uphold transparency, accountability and efficiency in dealing with others and within.
We work with others in a dedicated manner towards the achievement of common goals.
We build a reflection and learning culture as we strive to evolve and share best practice.
Meet our Director
Director – Northern Vision for Development Organization
Hassan Siyat has over 6 yrs working experience on the financial sector and five years on non governmental organization. Prior to this position, he was head of underwriting department Takaful Insurance-Somalia.
Shifting of Power
Communities will be able to hold decision makers accountable for their decisions on the use and distribution of resources.
Communities will realize improved quality of lives through the recognition and investment in their own resources.
Communities have the ability to mitigate, adapt to, and recover from shocks and stresses in a manner that reduces chronic vulnerability.
For communities to benefit from the inclusion of many grassroots and nation- al actors who have the capacity to promote sustainable development.
Our Thematic Focus
Environment and Natural Resource Management
Enhancing Institutional Effectiveness
In order to effectively achieve its mission, we will continue to apply the following approaches to its work;
Community Engagement and Organizing
Our model of delivering its mandate is through working with organized community groups, associations etc., as vehicles to scale up desired changes in targeted communities.
Nothern Vision for Development works to encourage the growth and promotion of organized giving for sustainable development in Kenya. The goal is to move communities and the wider Kenyan public from a mindset of depending on external resources, to effective mobilization of in-country resources towards the implementation of their prioritized projects.
Our concept of sustainable community-driven development is pegged on the premise that well-capacitated groups are key instruments in scaling up and sustaining continuous transformative change at the grassroot levels.
Partnerships and Networking
We believes that the challenges of poverty cannot be achieved by one actor hence there is value in working in a collaborative manner with other like-minded organizations in addressing issues that communities continue to face.
Policy influencing refers to the different actions taken by organized groups on an issue of concern, to influence decision making or to change a policy that brings about lasting change in the lives of disadvantaged people.
We believe that the challenges of poverty cannot be achieved by one actor hence there is value in working in a collaborative manner with other like-minded organizations in addressing issues that communities continue to face.