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About

NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS COUNCIL

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

NGO Council is a self-regulatory nonpartisan organization established in august 1990 under section 23(1) of the non-governmental organizations coordination Act, 1990 of the laws of Kenya.
PART IV – SELF-REGULATION BY THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Establishment of the Council
(1) There shall be established a Council to be known as the Non-Governmental Organizations Council which is a collective forum of all Non-Governmental Organizations registered under this Act.
 (2) The Council shall adopt its own structure, rules and procedures for the efficient administration of its activities:
The council have a code of conduct and such other regulations as may facilitate self-regulation by non-governmental organizations on matters of activities, funding programs, foreign affiliations, national security, and training the development of national manpower, institutional building, scientific and technological development and other matters as may be of national interest.
The NGO council is the umbrella body that brings together all registered NGOs in Kenya.
 Our has membership comprising of international, regional and local NGOs. The NGO Council provides leadership to its Membership NGOs Sector. 
The NGOs Council  Champion the key values of probity, transparency, accountability, justice and good governance, Climate change, Health, Gender and development, Children’s rights, poverty alleviation, Peace, Population, Training, Counseling small scale enterprises, disability and any other issues that affect society at large.
We enhance the self-regulation of our NGOs and assist them to realize their potential in improving services that improve the socio-economic status of Kenyan society in pursuit of sustainable development.

The NGO Council Strives to:

  • Provide overall leadership to the NGO sector and civil society as a whole.
  • Champion the values of probity, transparency, accountability, justice and good governance.
  • Mandated to present all its members.
  • Enhance self-regulation to its members and the adherence to the rule of law.
  • Assist them to realize their potential in providing services that improve the social economic status of the Kenyan society in pursuit of sustainable development and a just and equitable society regardless of gender, race, nationality, religious or any other inclination.

The NGO Council Strives to:

  • Provide overall leadership to the NGO sector and civil society as a whole.
  • Champion the values of probity, transparency, accountability, justice and good governance.
  • Mandated to present all its members.
  • Enhance self-regulation to its members and the adherence to the rule of law.
  • Assist them to realize their potential in providing services that improve the social economic status of the Kenyan society in pursuit of sustainable development and a just and equitable society regardless of gender, race, nationality, religious or any other inclination

Vision

Galvanizing development sector, strengthening of the voluntary sector, for promotion of organized civic action, and to promote collective civil society action, based on mutual understanding, respect and knowledge.

Mission

Provide proactive leadership in policy and national issues and work with government for enabling legislation and good governance.

Objectives of The Council

  • To promote creation and maintenance of an enabling environment in order to effectively contribute to effectively and equitable sustainable development.
  • Provide forum and build effective network for promoting dialogue, collaboration, learning experiences and information.
  • Strengthen organizational, operational and conceptual properties of its constituents to enable effective and efficient independent operations.
  • To champion and defend the rights its constituency in all matters.
  • Influence public policy in relation to its constituency.
  • Create public awareness on its role and responsibilities.
  • To represent its constituency on local, international and national levels.

The membership is drawn from the registered NGOs in Kenya, both locally and internationally.

The Members are encouraged to file returns with The NGOs Coordination Boards, comply with necessary regulations and pay necessary annual subscriptions to the Membership Body.

Regions

The NGO council‘s coverage has been divided into 12 regions in Kenya divided as follows.

REGIONCOUNTIES
Coast Region Mombasa, Kilifi, Lamu, Kwale Tana River ,Taita Taveta
Nyanza North Region Homabay,Siaya ,Kisumu
Nyanza South Region Nyamira, Kisii, Migori
Nairobi RegionNairobi
Central RegionNyeri, Kirinyaga, Kiambu, Muranga, Nyandarua
South Rift RegionBomet, Narok, Kericho, Kajiado
Central Rift Region Nakuru, Baringo, Laikipia, Samburu
Western RegionKakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia
Upper Eastern Region Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo, Embu
Lower Eastern Makueni, Machakos, Kitui
North Rift Region Turkana, Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot, Nandi, Uasin-gishu
Northern Kenya Region Mandela, Wajir, Garissa

Need Any Assistance? Get in Touch With Us!

We exist to preserve, strengthen and promote voluntary action and self regulation of NGOs sector in pursuit of a just, equitable and sustainable development in Kenya.

Find Us

The National Council of NGOs
Nyayo House,
9th Floor, Room 16,
P.O Box 58786-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel: +254 20 221 1761
E-mail: info@ngocouncilofkenya.org
ngoscouncilofkenya@gmail.com 
ngosnewsinkenya@gmail.com

About

The Non-Governmental Organizations Council of Kenya exist to preserve, strengthen and promote voluntary action and self regulation of NGOs sector in pursuit of a just, equitable and sustainable development in Kenya. We are established under The Non-governmental Organizations Co-ordination Act, (Laws of Kenya) with a mandate of self Regulation, Capacity building and policy intervention for the NGOs Sector. We celebrate our outstanding 30 years of charitable community service in Kenya.

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