Key Focus Areas

Key Focus Area One: Entrenching Constitutionalism

The Strategic Objectives for this Key Focus Area include:

Strategic Objectives:

  1. Facilitate citizens to embody national values and the spirit of the Constitution in the exercise of their sovereign power.
  2. Facilitate CSOs and citizens to participate in strengthening public institutions and holding public officials to account.
  3. To safeguard and strengthen devolution for improved service delivery and transformation of lives.


  • Innovative and responsive civic education delivered through multiple media.
  • Institutionalisation of civic education and public participation at the county level.
  • Advocacy initiatives on constitutionalism that promote citizen actions, access to justice and environmental governance.
  • Participatory governance initiatives at county and national level that also focus on social accountability, gender and environmental governance and facilitate knowledge and skills transfer between national and county-based CSOs.

Key Focus Area Two: Promoting Free and Fair Elections

The strategic objectives for this Key Focus Area include:

Strategic Objectives:

  1. To enhance participation of citizens in the electoral processes.
  2. To promote transparency and confidence in the management of elections.
  3. To empower citizens to elect leaders who embody the spirit and the values of the Constitution.


  • Multi-media civic and voter education on electoral process.
  • Support to CSOs participation in electoral reform processes.
  • Support to CSOs and State Actors’ engagement on emerging electoral management issues.
  • Support to social vetting and public debates for political aspirants.
  • Research and documentation of lessons from general elections.

Key Focus Area Three: Addressing the historical political marginalisation of women, youth, persons with disabilities, marginalized and minority groups

The Strategic Objective of this Key Focus Area is:

Strategic Objective:

  1. To increase and enhance representation of historically marginalised groups and communities in governance processes.


  • Support to CSOs and networks to facilitate increased participation of marginalised groups and communities through policy advocacy and public interest litigation and other measures.
  • Support Capacity building of marginalised groups and communities to actively participate in governance processes.
  • Supporting initiatives that counter socio/cultural/religious and other structural barriers to participation of marginalized groups.


Key Focus Area Four: Internal Excellence