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Organization(s) sponsoring the project:
Poverty Transansition Initiative
Created By:hhwang1No presence information
Published:12/18/2012 9:35 AM
Primary Contact:
Executive Director
Poverty Transition Initiative
povertytransitioninitiative09@gmail.com
Tel:+254 0726570757/0727841222
Country:Kenya
Project dates:
2009 to present
Project Stage:Ongoing activities
Geographic Coveraget:National
Interventions:Active Labor Market Programs and Activation Policies; Business Environment or Business Regulations; Labor Regulations and Institutions; Skills and Training
Target Population:All individuals
Civil and Political Activism in Kenya
  
Impact of project:
Impact evaluation in progress
Project Description:
Poverty Transition Initiative works to provide innovative job creation initiatives and advocacy for better business enabling environments to help poor workers. Our core objectives include: Undertake community led initiatives as a call for action to develop and promote creative solutions to job creation as a tool for tackling the challenges that impede sustainable development. Establish and strengthen permanent community institutions and structures that addresses the issues of access to quality services. Advocate for good governance for sustainable impact a thriving business. Provide platform for other civil societies working in urban informal settlement and rural areas to network and promote development. Encourage a citizenry that can make informed decisions claim for their rights. Creation of entrepreneurship groups for community oriented empowerment and generation of local solutions to local challenges. Advocate for reliable and conducive labor laws and workers rights.
Why this project is a Good Practice example:
This project is a good practice example because it focuses on addressing the challenges to support and power citizens to be job creators.   We aim to identify barriers to sustainable development and advocate for regulatory reforms in the labor sector as well as for regulations in concerned institutions aimed at  ensuring adequate  climate for sustainable economic progress and empowerment.
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Lessons Learned:
We have learned some valuable lessons across our experiences designing and implementing the project.

There will be resistance to changing labor laws, which will be a significant challenge that must be approached with a medium-long term timeframe.

A programmatic initiative that is across government departments, NGO, and international institutions will have to continually build effective partnerships.
 
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