Ugenya Youth Community Development Project (UYCDP) is a registered non-profit Community Based Organization established to initiate, support and implement local community development projects in rural and urban informal settlements in Kenya. Established by the founder who is a native of Umala village in Kenya, the organization seeks to empower individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunities and helping those in need to reach their potential through sustainable social, cultural and economic development initiatives.
Organization Vision, Mission & Core Values
UYCDP works to enhance the quality of life of children, adolescents and communities in rural and urban informal settlements in Kenya, through implementation of education, health, education, water & sanitation, environment and international exchange projects.
To see a community that is empowered to contribute to sustainable development.
UYCDP is driven by I.D.E.A.S as its core values:
Innovation: We strive for continuous learning and improvement in the communities we serve. We listen to new ideas and encourage innovation, creativity and new approaches to ensure real and lasting positive change.
Diversity: We respect the unique and diverse talents, abilities and experiences of, and work with everyone regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, creed or social status and treat our beneficiaries, partners, donors and each other with sensitivity and respect.
Empowerment: We create the conditions in our work, in our activities and in our organization for personal empowerment, especially of children, youth, women and the most marginalized.
Action: We acknowledge that we cannot solve community issues alone but can do so through combined action, team work and mutual partnerships for collective impact.
Sustainability: We place high value on restoration of communities’ sense of worth and their abilities to create and mobilize resources as well as sustainable use of resources and preservation of the environment.
Ugenya Youth Community Development Project (UYCDP) is a registered non-profit Community Based Organization established to initiate, support and implement local community development projects in rural and…