About NIA

NIA’s main mandate and core business is facilitating community empowerment through capacity strengthening, influencing and brokering useful linkages. NIA has an impressive track record and experience in implementing community anchored programs in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health and Nutrition, Food Security, Governance and Economic Development.

NIA has a well-defined and functional internal organisational structure, which is well connected to community structures – Neighborhood Committees (NCs) – which are used as the basis of championing community development. Policy and strategic guidance, leadership and oversight is offered by a diverse and competent Board of Directors (BODs). NIA has to date collaborated with a large variety of funding partners amongst then USAID, European Union, SIMAVI, SNV Netherlands etc.

 

 

NIA is a pastoralist development organization facilitating community empowerment, mainly through capacity strengthening/ knowledge transfer, influencing and brokering useful linkages.

NIA has an impressive track record and experience in implementing community anchored programs in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health and Nutrition, Food Security, Governance and Economic Development.

NIA has a well-defined and functional internal organisational structure, which is well connected to community structures – Neighbourhood Committees (NCs) – which are used as the basis of championing community development. Policy and strategic guidance, leadership and oversight is offered by a diverse and competent Board of Directors (BODs). NIA has to date collaborated with a large variety of partners amongst then USAID, BMZ, European Union, SIMAVI, SNV, ILRI, RAIN among others.

Organizational Identity

  • Vision Statement: NIA envisions “A just, liberated and progressive society”.
  • Mission Statement: “To enhance the resilience, voice and wellbeing of pastoralist communities”

Core Values

NIA believes in, and is guided by the following ideals:

1.  Integrity: We prudently and openly use resources entrusted to us. We are committed to doing the right things and are accountable to all our actions.

2.  Equity: NIA champions equitable access to rights, resources  and opportunities as a basis of enabling people to lead fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to society.

3.  Reciprocal cooperation: We believe in system approaches and collaborate with others based on the partnership principles of respect, reciprocity, mutuality and teamwork.

4.  Respect: We acknowledge and respect the diversity and variety of values, practices and positions held by the different actors and people we interact with, even where we hold different ones.

5.  Excellence: We are committed to providing timely solutions and services to our communities and in delivering on our promises.

 

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