Our Mission

To empower communities with technology-driven innovations and indigenous solutions for
sustainable development.

Our Vision

We envision technology-driven innovations for for sustainable communities.

Our Slogan

Community Empowerment, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

Our Focus

• Working towards Environmental Sustainability
• Building Partnerships and Collaborations
• Community-focused Interventions
• Integrity
• Inclusivity

Goals and Objectives

  • To promote natural conservation, environmental stewardship and governance through research and capacity building on environmental governance and natural resources co-management.
  • To build the community resilience and adaptation capabilities to the impacts of climate change and climate extremes through community based disaster and risk reduction and management.
  • To enhance active citizenship and public participation through advocacy for human rights and good governance.
  • To champion knowledge and skills management and dissemination for sustainable development through the use of appropriate technologies.
  • To make information available and accessible to groups and individuals on appropriate technologies for sustainable development.

Tembea’s Programs

These programs are categorized into four main thrusts:

  • Climate Change Innovation and Education
  • Environment and Natural Resources Management
  • Economic and Social Rights

Tembea’s programs span the entire Siaya County and the neighbourhoods. The total area of the county is approximately 2,530 square kilometers, divided into 6 administrative Districts namely; Ugenya, Ugunja, Gem, Siaya, Rarieda, and Bondo.
Our entry points are community groups, local partners and government structures across the county.
Our interventions include applied research, conservation education, socio-economic empowerment through micro-finance and capacity building. Our organization enjoys both local and international as well as grassroots partnerships, which are crucial for synergistic results with greater impacts.

Driven By Values, Delivering On A Vision.