Kenya Voluntary Development Association - KVDA

KVDA envisions a more peaceful and connected world through voluntary international service

About Us

KVDA is an indigenous, non-political and membership organization which is non-sectarian and non-profit making started in 1962 as a work camp organization registered under the Societies’ Act. In 1993, KVDA was registered as a Non-Governmental organization by the establishment of the NGOs Coordination Act

Our objectives are to:

  1. Communities are aware, mobilized resources and taken responsibility of their own development.
  2. Young people have access to experiential education by offering voluntary service

Our Mission

The mission of KVDA is to promote peace, and understanding through international volunteerism combined with locally-driven, sustainable development. We believe that powerful personal and global change happens when people work together, build cross-cultural friendships, and mobilize their resources to support development against dependence.

Our Core Values

  • Promotion of voluntarism.
  • Transparency and accountability.
  • Participatory evaluation of projects.
  • Local community ownership of projects.
  • Continuous research and development.
  • Regular follow up of projects.
  • A learning organization.
  • Documentary evidence of processes and events.

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