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15th July 2016- Catch us live on 101.1 Sifa FM Marsabit from 8.00pm-10.00pm as we talk on matters Youth and Peace in Marsabit County. Topics will include their Role in promoting peace, Development, Decision Making amongst others. -- 26th July 2016- Deworming/Vaccination Livestock campaign takes place for an entire month starting 25th July 2016 to 25th August 2016 for North Horr and Moyale Sub-counties following an outbreak of goat plague in Saku and Laisamis Sub-counties, where 180,000 sheep and goats are set to be reached. PACIDA, through USAID, is partnering with FAO and the County Government in this noble venture. -- 19th July 2016-PACIDA in collaboration with Caritas Marsabit has organised a two-day Natural Resources Management(Waterpan, Borehole and Pasture) and Peace Sharing Dialogue Meeting between communities in Turbi Location (Turbi town, Diid Galgallu, Bubisa, Kambi nyoka, Segel, Dhemo,Yaa) at Turbi's DRR Centre -- 11th July 2016- Construction of Qalalola Earth Pan in Ambalo of 35,000 cubic metre capacity in Ambalo on-going.It is said to be one of the biggest earth pans within Marsabit County -- 7th July 2016-Completion of construction of a fifty cubic meter surface tank complete in Qalaliwe Primary School in Funanyata -- 27th June 2016- Emergency Food Distribution at Shurr, Marsabit County under the project name Impact of Rain Emergency Intervention (IREI) funded by Caritas Germany. Food stuff distributed include Unimix, Maize, Beans, Cooking oil and Aqua tabs for water treatment to1,624 beneficiaries. -- 24th June 2016- Installation of Solar system at El-besso Borehole complete, community fetching water with less hurdles. -- 22nd June 2016- PACIDA conducts assessment of sudden rains that pounded Gas Location in North Horr Sub-County that led to deaths of 1837 animals. -- 16th June 2016- Stakeholders Consultative/Sensitization Forum on Private Water Services Provision taking place now at St.Stephen's Hall, Marsabit. Meeting is organized by PACIDA in collaboration with FH-Kenya under the OFDA Project dubbed Strengthening Community Based Resilience in Marsabit County.To educate people more on Water Private Service Provision are Water for Life International experts. The technology is set to be rolled out in Marsabit County by PACIDA and Caritas Marsabit for the first time ever. -- 9th June 2016- PACIDA goes on air today Thursday on Radio Jangwani-106.3 FM at 6.00pm-7.00pm to highlight on PACIDA's peace and cohesion interventions within the county ahead of the peace initiative by the Catholic Church and Radio Jangwani dubbed 'Sweeping for Peace'. Chief Guest is Peace Ambassador from Turbi (Ms.Chukulisa Koyowa). Also present is Guyo Golicha from the Cohesion Department. -- "Sweeping for Peace"- Peace Initiative organized by Radio Jangwani and supported by other organisations amongst them PACIDA, takes place on Saturday 11th June 2016. Peace is an issue very close to PACIDA and the people of Marsabit generally. -- 4th June 2016- PACIDA is happy to be part of World Environment Day to be celebrated in Marsabit town, Marsabit County. The theme for the celebrations is Zero Tolerance for The Illegal Wildlife Trade -- 18th May 2016-PACIDA is happy to take part in this year's Marsabit-L.Turkana Cultural Festival and Half Marathon that takes place at Loyiangalani from 19th-21st May 2016. The theme of the celebrations is Celebrating Cultural Diversity for Tourism and Sustainable Peace -- 6th May 2016- Inauguration of the Turbi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project by Governor Marsabit County-H.E Ambassador Ukur Yattani. Project is funded by Caritas Austria at a tune 0f 38Million and its one of its kind in Northern Kenya. 4000 people and 30,000 livestock to benefit from the project.Present are CEC Water,CEC Administration and ICT, CEC Livestock,Ass.County Commissioner, MCA Bubisa/Turbi amongst other county government officials. -- 10th April 2016- Marsabit Peace and Thanksgiving Meeting on-going at Marsabit Stadium.Expected to come,Eliud Wabukala, Bishop Peter Kihara,Ekue Ethuro, Adan Duale, Francis Ole Kaparo amongst other religious/political leaders. -- 6th April 2016- The two communities(Gabra &Degodia) resolved to co-exist peacefully and share available resources. -- 5th April March 2016- Peace Dialogue between Gabra and Degodia,taking place today in Shur and Arbajann- organized by the County Governments of Marsabit and Wajir and PACIDA. Presiding over the auspicious ceremony are Governor Marsabit County Ukur Yattani and Ahmed Abdulahi. The peace meeting was as a result of tensions between the 2 community over grazing lands and water. -- 28th March 2016- Installation of 4 Blue Pumps on shallow wells in Kalacha. -- 27th March 2016- 4 Blue Pumps successfully installed in 2 Boreholes, Ballah-Korr and 2 in Laisamis and Lontolio shallow wells. -- 26th March 2016- Rehabilitation of Turbi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project ongoing. -- World Water Day Celebrations 22nd March 2016- Better Water, Enhanced Livelihoods. PACIDA/Concern World Wide holds the celebrations at Loglogo Centre, Marsabit County. CEC Water will be the chief guest amongst other guests. --

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Our Vision

A peaceful, progressively prosperous and resilient community.

Our Mission

To improve the wellbeing of vulnerable ASAL communities through sustainable development.

Who We Are

The Pastoralist Community Initiative and Development Assistance (PACIDA) is an indigenous, non-sectarian, non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization committed to sustainable pastoralist development.

PACIDA works with pastoralist communities in Kenya and Ethiopia to end poverty, hunger and disease while addressing the most pressing challenges affecting the communities.


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PACIDA Complex, P.O. Box 333-60500, Marsabit, Kenya.

Phone: +254 (0) 20 265 6947 / +254 (0) 20 254 200


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