Uraia Trust wishes to invite Civil Society Organisations to participate in the implementation of its 2016 - 2018 Programme entitled: "Rooting Democracy in Kenya through an Informed Citizenry- Phase Two". Click here for more details.
Kenya's National Civic Education Programme Phase I (NCEP I) was first implemented between August 2000 and September 2002, through a partnership of a group of donors and about 70 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya. The Programme aimed at consolidating a mature political culture in which citizens are more aware of, and exercise their rights and responsibilities, as well as participate effectively in broadening the democratic space. The second phase of the programme (NCEP II) adopted the name Uraia, which means Citizenship in Swahili, because civic education is mainly about citizenship, what it means to be a citizen ? especially, the rights and responsibilities of being a Kenyan citizen.
A nation that is founded on justice, equity, shared values and aspirations, democratic principles, good governance, respect and promotion of human rights for all, and constitutionalism.
Uraia is a non-for-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian national civic education programme working in partnership with other stakeholders to empower all Kenyans in realizing their rights and responsibilities.
We believe that a healthy social and political democracy requires engaged and responsible citizens. We further believe that deliberate efforts to promote ...Read more