The Consortia plays a key role in the country’s governance and development process, through ongoing advocacy and engagement with governance structures while providing continuous civic education to citizens to enable meaningful engagement. Uraia’s Consortia is comprised of four partners.
The Ecumenical Civic Education Programme (ECEP)
The Ecumenical Civic Education Programme (ECEP) is the mechanism for coordinating the civic education work of the two major church networks: the Catholic Kenya Episcopal Conference (KEP) and the Protestant National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK);
The National Muslim Civic Education Consortium (NAMCEC)
National Muslim Civic Education Consortium (NAMCEC) comprises three CSOs: Kenya Council of Imams and Ulamaa, North Eastern Muslim Initiative and the Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance.
The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalised Communities (CEDMAC)
The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalized Communities (CEDMAC) was formed in 1999 as a platform of, and for civil society organizations, networks, and initiatives from marginalized communities striving for social justice and eliminations of all forms of discrimination. The CEDMAC constituency includes Pastoralists, Muslims, ethnic minorities, hunters and gatherers, forest dwellers, urban slum dwellers, Riverine communities and people with disabilities.
The Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO) is a coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) working on democracy, governance, legal and human rights issues. It was founded in 1998 and registered as Charitable Trust. Although, founded by legal and human rights NGOs, CRECO’s membership has evolved over the years. Currently the coalition is composed of CSOs working in different sectors but with a common aim of promoting constitutionalism and good governance in Kenya.
The following are members of CRECO:
Centre for Law & Research International (CLARION)
P.O. Box 46991, Nairobi, Kenya.
Telephone: +254-20 – 3870740/3871614Mobile: +254-722-610567
Community Based Development Services (COBADES)
P.O. Box 7249-00300, Nairobi, Kenya
Citizen’s Coalition for Constitutional Culture (4Cs)
P.O. Box 10394, Nairobi, Kenya.
Centre for Rights Education and Development Organization (CREDO Trust)
P.O Box 69564, Nairobi, Kenya.
Institute for Civic Education & Development in Africa (ICEDA)
P.O. Box 2903-40100, Kisumu, Kenya.
Mobilization Agency for Paralegal Communities in Africa (MAPACA)
P.O. Box 404-90300, Wote – Makueni,Kenya.
P.O Box 14550, Nairobi, Kenya.
Telephone: +254-20 –4443226/4443219
National Convention Executive Council (NCEC)
P.O. Box 11996, Nairobi, Kenya.
Pastoralists Community Development Organization (PACODEO)
P.O. Box 28, Marsabit, Kenya.
Rights Protection & Promotion Centre (RPP) – formerly Release Political Prisoners
P.O. Box 50613, Nairobi.
Telephone:+254 020 – 2692071
P.O. Box 1176, Wundanyi, Kenya.
St. Judes Counselling Centre (JCC)
P.O. Box 1100 -40100, Kisumu, Kenya.
Telephone:+254-722 – 760235/+254-714-599291
United Disabled Persons of Kenya (UDPK)
P.O. Box 14114, Nairobi, Kenya.
Rural Community Development Agency (RCDA)
P.O. Box 2089 – 60200, Meru, Kenya.
Naivasha Disadvantaged Support Group (NADISGO)
P.O. Box 416, Naivasha, Kenya.
Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)
P.O. Box 11964-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.