Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) is a visionary non-governmental organization driven by the goal to positively transform the livelihoods of rural communities. SRI works with stakeholders in Okana community to develop capacities that enables them take their future in their hands, utilize the opportunities amongst them and realize their full potential.

Our VISION is a sustainable world with new possibilities and opportunities arising from local initiatives, potential, partnerships, and knowledge application.
Our MISSION is to transform rural communities to enable them have better livelihoods and solve their chronic and pressing challenges.

Our Impact

Students Sponsored

Women Trained in Tailoring

Youths Trained in Carpentry

Trees Planted

“When I got pregnant, I knew I would never be able to go back to school. After I gave birth to my firstborn Thomas, SRI offered to take me back to school and ensure I completed my education. Now I study hard to become a doctor so that I can help my community just like SRI helped me.”
Celestine Aoko

Student - St. Mary's High School

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Latest News

Expert Briefing for Budget Tracking

SRI being part of Expert Briefing, to analyse Quarterly Budget Implementation Report for Q1 & Q2 of Financial Year 2021/2022. Focus being accelerating public knowledge on budget tracking within the grassroots.

SRI at Africities 2022

SRI is currently represented in the Africities Summit in Kisumu running through 17th to 21st May 2021. Key to SRI as part of the Development partners within the region is the alarming rate of urban population that continue posting challenges to both growth and development of intermediary cities...

Africities Pre-Youth Forum

The condition within Africa can only allow youth to be by standard, if policies and regulations supporting the same are implemented to the latter. Today, Kisumu Africities 9 / Africités 9 Summit Pre-Youth Forum held at Rotary Innovation Center - Kisumu, saw several actors air views around benefits...

Tree Planting with Students

The rainy season is here with us to support more agricultural and environmental growth. How often do you plant trees within your surrounding? In our quest to support other environmental actors in realizing at least 1% tree coverage in Kisumu County, Sustainable Rural Initiatives ; ANGAZA CBO and...

Vijana na Kilimo

In our quest to support agricultural value chain addition among the young farmers, SRI joined Brighter Mondays and GIZ in launching a youth program called "VIJANA NA KILIMO. This was launched at Kisumu National Polytechnic with clear focus to breaking the agricultural barriers that face youth...

MeTA Kenya Alliance Capacity Building

MeTA Kenya Alliance CSOs two days capacity building on: 1. Gender responsive budgeting and effective public participation; 2. Leveraging on Alliances and partnerships - Kisumu CSOs eco-system; 3. Development of memoranda, proposals, problem statements and effective reporting. "...there is need to...

Gender Sector Working Group Meeting

Men and women are affected differently by political violence In the case of women – and although we recognise that women do not form a homogeneous group and that their experience may differ depending on various factors including their class, ethnicity and perceived or real political affiliation –...

Workplan to Support Fight Against Teen Pregnancies

Plan International reports states that 25% of teenagers in Kisumu County reported to have had sex before the age of 15 years and 80% of teenage pregnancies occur in primary school. Moreover, 42% of teenage girls have been forced to drop out of school due to unintended pregnancy. Teenage pregnancy...

Addressing Population Issues in Kisumu County

Through joint interventions with state and non - state actors, SRI was part of partners who held a Multisectorial Programme Coordination Meeting, working towards addressing population issues in Kisumu County.This meeting was convened by National Council for Population and Development

Youth Excel Kenya Data Summit

Six workshops and four rounds of data driven research later. The Kenyan ICON is soon marking the end of first research implementation program with a Data Summit.This will see ICON participants - PU_35 get to share their research findings and collaborate with other youth and decision-makers to...

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