Pamoja Gender and Youth Initiative – PAGEYI

Our programs

Pamoja Gender & Youth Initiative is involved in the following programs.

Pageyi Counter Extremism

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

Over the past decade, the understanding of how and why individuals engage in violent extremism and
terrorism has evolved and become more nuanced, as have the tools to prevent these threats.

Pageyi Water Sanitation

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation

Our WASH program includes Agenda 21, SDGs number 6: ensuring access to water and sanitation for all and Vision 2030).

Empowering Community (1)

Economic Empowerment & Livelihoods Support

This programme seeks to respond to youth and innovation situation based on the national regulatory
framework on youth and employment.

Pageyi Empowerment Community (1)

Youth, Culture and Governance

Pamoja Gender & Youth Initiative recognizes that women and girls in Kenya remain most vulnerable to poor governance manifested through poor health conditions, human rights violation and poverty in both urban informal settlements and rural areas in Kenya. Therefore, the organization aims to build the capacity of communities especially youth and women to participate in decision making policy making and implementation processes, planning and budgeting, social protection mechanisms, demand for quality and gender responsive service delivery


PAGEYI helps local disadvantaged communities to create a common vision for their future, and help the communities to draw the road map to the envisaged future. In helping the communities down this road, PAGEYI works with a myriad of partners who share in the organization’s own values and objectives. These partnerships bring the required synergies to help the organization in conducting need assessment, prioritizing of interventions, project planning, financing, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
These important partners include:

  • Grassroots communities – including village elder youth leaders and women leaders.
  • Religious leaders
  • Political leaders
  • Local NGOs
  • International NGOs
  • National Government
  • Central and County governments
  • Local Communities and international Communities
  • Local and international institutions
  • Individuals and businesses

Geographical Area of Operation

Pamoja Gender & Youth Initiative will engage in sustainable development program in the Kenya & Somalia region. The programmes with the host communities will focus on strengthening their livelihood security as a means of enabling longer term sustainable development and in the context of the Millennium Development Goals.

Target Stakeholders

Pamoja Gender and Youth Initiative will in the next five years continue to focus its activities and resources working with the following target stakeholders:

  • Refugees
  • Local hosts/nationals in disadvantaged communities
  • Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
  • Local Government