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Achievements & Challenges

Achievements

  • Completion of rebranding and registration of ADS Eastern
  • Restructuring of the Board to reflect diversity and professionalism
  • Induction workshop for the Board in April 2014
  • Completion and moving into a new fully owned Office building which was officially opened by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Hon. Dr. Rowan Williams together with the Archbishop of Kenya The Most Rev. Dr. Eliud Wabukala on 21st June 2011.
  • Supportive Board of Directors appreciating the role of ADS Eastern in community development
  • Increased staff capacity from 9 in 2006 to 34 in 2013. These staffs are professionals with hands on experience in facilitating holistic development.


Challenges

  • Available funds falling short to the needs both at the Organizational and program levels
  • Change of board members from  nine to eleven coupled with the division of Machakos Diocese which has caused the board to expand with new members on board that require time to get inducted into ADS Eastern Governance standards
  • Lack of sustainability mechanism in place
  • Climate change that are posing adverse effects that worsen the situation of the already vulnerable communities.
  • Infrastructure - most of the roads are poor and become impassable during rain seasons. Many households lack electricity and depend on kerosene for their lighting and wood fuel for cooking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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