A/C Name: Kaalmo Relief and Development (KRD) 
Bank Name: National Bank of Kenya Limited 
A/C No: 02042087688800 
Currency: USD 
Branch: Kenyatta Avenue Amana Center 
Bank Sort Code: 12-002 
Swift Code: NBKEKENXXXX 

Organizational Capacity

Technical Competence:

Assessments: Technical expertise available and types of assessments carried out or participated in Somalia context. KRD has undertaken a number of assessments in Somalia and particularly undertook the following in Somalia.

  • Food security and Nutrition situation assessment in collaboration with FSNAU and FEWSNET.
  • Household food assessment in the two districts of Gedo region.
  • Assessment on the impact of drought in Gedo region.
  • The practice of FGM in the two districts of Gedo region research including KAP survey.
  • Prevalence of SGBV and child exploitation and abuse.
  • Cross border peace building and conflict mapping (Mandera and Gedo region)

Project Design/Implementation

The operating approach adapted by KRD in all its projects activities is based on participatory approach to allow effective participation throughout the project phase.KRD is community/ people’s organization and adopts participatory approaches in identifying, planning, implementing and monitoring of its programs. It ensures that beneficiaries of its programs assume ownership of the projects and are in the driving seat from the onset of the projects and have a say in the way the organization and its business are managed. To achieve the full participation of all the stakeholders and contribute to the effective implementation of the planned projects and to achieve the set targets/ goals, KRD will engage with the existing local community structures, women and youth groups, opinion leaders and other relevant stakeholders in planning, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the envisaged intervention.

Project Management

During project conceptualization/ inception, KRD program team will conduct stakeholder analysis to identify and assess the importance and influence of each stakeholder has on the project. Based on the final analysis of the stakeholder assessment, the organization facilitates the setting up of different project steering committees comprising representative of the identified different stakeholders in order to broaden the project stakeholders participation at all phases of the project,  improve effectiveness and enhance transparency , accountability and ownership for project sustainability. The project steering committee established will have a chairperson to lead the committee and other members with different responsibilities, all will be elected through fair and transparency voting process conducted in plenary by all members of the committee. The project committees will work closely with KRD project staff and the relevant community structures on the ground.

Project Implementation, Supervision and Reporting

To ensure the delivery of the project outputs, KRD project staff with the support and collaboration of the identified groups will carry-out the implementation of the planned activities directly. During implementation the organization will work under the direct monitoring and guidelines of the partner/ funding agency, the established project steering committee together with the KRD will support each other in the management and monitoring of the project implementation.The project reporting will be done as per the established reporting guidelines, period and requirements of the partner/ funding agency. Monthly, quarterly, mid-term and final project narrative and financial reports will be prepared and shared with all concerned parties.

Technical Capacity

 

KRD specializes in agriculture and livelihood, wash and Nutrition, education and employment creation in addition to emergencies and relief operations. It has technical staff with a long and substantial experience in program development and management in addition to other specialized fields such as engineering, health and Nutrition etc. with post-graduate degrees in agronomy, business administration, engineering, project management, community development and other specialized fields. Some of the key staff leading the organization is people with extensive knowledge and experience in the dynamics of the Somalia humanitarian context as they have worked with the UN and international organizations operating in Somalia, particularly south- central Zone. 

Vision

KRD’s vision is to secure enhanced livelihood and food security for the poor communities and bring positive changes to the worsening humanitarian crisis situations in key areas of interventions through institutional capacity building and policy change for human development.       

Livelihood Support

The objective of this programme is to assist the community generate self- sustaining incomes through small enterprises. The Community Livelihood improvement activities include Planning and promoting income activities such as family farms, small scale farming and introduction of new farming methods and techniques.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

The objective of this area of operation is to increase availability of clean water to the target communities through construction and rehabilitation of water sources, formation of water committees at district and village level, promote sanitation and hygiene.

Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

The organization, in a bid to bring peace and reconciliation in the region has mediated between two warring clans. The cause has been as a result of dispute over grazing land. All the stolen livestock has been returned to the respective owners and peaceful co-existence now exists among the clans.

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