Positively transforming the livelihoods of rural communities

Working with stakeholders in the Okana community

Developing capacities that enable rural communities to take their future into their own hands, utilize the opportunities amongst them, and realize their full potential. Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) was established in 2013, as a visionary non-governmental organization driven by the goal to positively transform the livelihoods of rural communities. SRI focuses its activities in the Okana community in Kisumu County of Western Kenya.

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.


Latest News

Celebrating the Newest Doctor from Okana Community

On Friday 23 rd December 2022, the Okana Community celebrated the graduation of Caroline AkinyiOnyango. Caroline graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from KabarakUniversity, Kenya. She is one of the pioneering graduates in Medicine in the community. Caroline is oneof the...

Nyakakana FC Lifts SRI 2022 Tournament

The curtains came down on the 2022 SRI Annual Football Tournament on 18th December 2022, same day as the finals of the World Cup. Nyakakana Football Club emerged the winners of the tournament winning the trophy and a cash award of Ksh. 12,000. This was after a grueling final match against home...

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...

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