Introduction: ICL provides comprehensive leadership training in order to produce moral, courageous, and visionary leaders who will serve as catalysts for positive change.
Targets both young people in school in order to grow their leadership skills and also leaders in the community an effort to impart skills and knowledge for 21st generation leadership.
USP: it is demand driven and hence solution customized to local context. It's also participatory in nature and involves seasoned trainers. Benefits: provides an opportunity to grow skills and hone abilities.
It is easy to learn leadership traits but implementing them is one of the biggest challenges leaders are facing. We walk with the leaders through our mentorship and coaching program to support them achieve their aspirations of life.
Good governance lies in the kind of leaders we elect. The organization promotes issues based, development driven and people centered leaders. Citizen led vetting process provide a conducive environment for the citizens to listen to the manifestos and aspirations of the leaders and decide on which leader they will vote for based on development.
I Choose Life Africa partnered with ERIKS Development Partner to conduct Institutional Strengthening for 3 ERIKS Kenya member Public Benefit Organizations (PBOs), for better delivery of child-focused programs.
Project Goal: To improve the capacity of 3 PBOs in Kajiado and Garissa counties to better deliver child focused programs.
Objectives: To strengthen the capacity of 3 PBOs in Garissa and Kajiado
Kajiado and Garissa counties
I Choose Life Africa partners with county governments to develop their development models at the ward level which can be replicated at the whole county and is in line with the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP)
Project Goal: Enhance citizen participation in governance both at county and national level
Machakos, Uasin Gishu and Nairobi
In the year 2012, Fanikisha, a project of MSH, RATN, PACT and DANYA with funding from USAID, supported ICL in strengthening its institutional capacity for quality health service delivery. As a result, ICL moved from being a Grant recipient to an organization that sub-grants local CSO's to implement health programs.
Project Goal: To improve the quality of life for people living with HIV and reduced HIV infection
Kitui, Makueni, Machakos, Kericho, Nandi, Laikipia, Nairobi
In the year 2012, Fanikisha, a project of MSH, RATN, PACT and DANYA with funding from USAID, supported 10 CSOs in strengthening their institutional capacities. As a result of the process, Local organizations in Kenya came together to form the Local Organizations Institutional Strengthening Network (LOISNET). LOISNET acts as a channel and ideal partner for both donor organizations and the government to support development processes in Kenya through shaping and providing development framework and strengthening local organizations.
Project Goal: To improve capacity of local CSOs to meaningfully engage communities and stakeholders in achieving improved service delivery.
Achievements: Developed a strategic plan for LOISNET