Supporting communities through resilience and emergency programming

Our 2018 report highlights some of our key achievements in line with our mission to improve the well-being of vulnerable arid and semi-arid land communities through sustainable development.   Download report here: Annual Report 2018 Narrative Annual Report 2018 Operational Outputs Lack of adequate water was the main constraint to sustainable livelihoods in many parts

Drought puts households at risk of starvation

With their limited food stocks from 2018 harvest already depleted and temperatures soaring up to 40 Degrees Celsius during the day, there is an urgent need for food to regain energy and clean water to cushion the dire effects of dehydration,” says Adhe Wario, Programme Director for Pastoralist Community Initiative and Development Assistance (PACIDA) in

PACIDA implements pre-paid water meters in Dirib Gombo

Access to safe water and sanitation are essential to human health, environmental sustainability and economic prosperity. For Marsabit County to get to the desired level, great strides have to be made by different stakeholders including embracing the communal pre-paid water meters which ensures equitable access to water regardless of your social standing in the community,

A reprieve at last: A lasting Solution to El Besso Borehole

December, 2016 El Besso, North Horr Sub-county- Iya Qoto, a female herder residing in one of the outskirts far flang villages of El Besso, 30 kilometres from El Besso watering point and 70 kilometres from North Horr town of North Horr Sub-county, had made it a routine every four days a week at 3.00am to

Embracing energy efficient jikos in Marsabit County

Ethiopia is only three kilometres away to the North of Sololo town in Moyale Sub-county, Marsabit County. Five kilometres from the town lies an only girls’ boarding school in the Sub-county, Dr. Guracha Girls’ Boarding School that has been in existence for nine years with a population of 186 students, 10 teachers and 8 support

Reliable water supply for Ambalo Community

In a bid to improve water access to community members from Ambalo Location of Moyale Sub- County, PACIDA Kenya has partnered with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Caritas Germany to excavate a 35,000 cubic meters water pan. The area is dry and community members trudge long distances in search