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About this org

The Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) was founded in 1999, and registered as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in 2001 in Kenyan . The core mandate of OPDP is undertake social work aimed at promoting social change, social development, social cohesion, and the empowerment of the Ogiek community. OPDP was formed to champions the rights of the minority Ogiek community and improve the socio-economic and political conditions of the Ogiek community through advocacy campaigns action and inclusive development so that every citizen has equal opportunity to participate actively in building a vibrant Kenyan nation and also to facilitate an equitable share for in education, employment, economic activities and to ensure their betterment. The mandate of OPDP is to promote and protect Ogiek in the areas of recognition and identity of Ogiek culture, championing for land rights, ensuring environmental protection, promoting human rights, and overall sustainable development. It is based in Nakuru town and operates in five main counties inhabited by the minority and marginalized communities namely: - Nakuru, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Narok and Nandi Counties

http://www.ogiekpeoples.org/

Contacts

John
jsamorai@ogiekpeoples.org +254710212956