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Community Focus Group International

About Us

Community Focus Group (CFG) was founded June 21st,  2000.

OUR MISSION, OUR VISION, and GOAL:

 ​Our mission is to Inform, Connect, and Mobilize our Community to realizing their Human Rights and to promote Sustainable Livelihoods. Our Vision is for a Just, Free, and Equitable Kenya, and our Goal is to cause Individual change in the Members of our Community. 

PROJECTS THROUGH OUT THE YEARS:

Community Focus Group (CFG) ​has wide experience working in Kenyan Communities. The 2007/2008 Post-Election Violence in Kenya were 350,000 were Displaced, exposed the Vulnerability of Youth especially Young Boys and Men to Political Incitement and over 200,000 Girls and Women, in many ways made Vulnerable to GBV as their Rights were Violated. In response to the situation in our Country,

Community Focus Group (CFG) with Funding by UNDP from 2010-2014, Community Focus Group (CFG)​ organized County level Performing Arts Festivals using Storytelling and Capacity Building Workshops for Youth who were the major Perpetrators of the Violence. During this Project, Community Focus Group (CFG) ​also organized Public Forums, Counseling, and Legal Aid Clinics for those who had suffered Violations.

This Project was located in Five Counties: Nairobi County of Dandora, Huruma, Mukuru, and Kayole; Nakuru County of  Kaptembwa, Free Area, White House, Kihingo, and London; Naivasha Town of Kamere, and Town Center; Kisumu County: Kondele, Tom Mboya; Uasin Gishu County: Eldoret Town,, Kisumu Ndogo, and Kapsatwek.

Community Focus Group (CFG) worked with 250 Youth, Women, and Theatre groups in all these areas and managed to achieve our Objectives: Educate, Reconcile, Communicate, and Preach Peace. 

We now are expanding as Community Focus Group (CFG) International.

Board List
Pamela Ateka
Susan Joy
Getrude Kagan
Aggrey Mukolwe
Veronika Muzulu
Charles Ndungu
Frederick Odhiambo
Moses Ongoma
Joel Onyango
Nancy Sitma

Michael H. Drucker, U.S. Representative
Veronika Müller Mäder, Switzerland Representative

Staff List
Pamela Ateka, Executive Director
Ms. Olivia Anyango Ogada, Project Officer
Frank Walukwe, Legal
Prescott Munika, Logistics

Workshops

Community Focus Group (CFG) carries out Capacity building and Empowerment Workshops. Last year alone we organized training Workshops for 250 Theatre groups from Five Counties in Kenya (Eldoret, Kisumu, Nakuru, Naivasha, and Nairobi) underscoring the following pertinent issues:

  • Human Rights
  • Theatre of Development
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Peace Building
  • Economic Empowerment

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Community Focus Group (CFG) has implemented Projects in Partnership with:

UNDPHIVOS-NetherlandsGSK-Positive ActionAlliance FrançoisViiV Healthcare, BonVoyage, Bonsante Consulting, Christ Harvesters International, Australian Storytelling Guild, and Tongues Wagging Canada, among other Development Partners.

Awarded Letters for successful completion of Projects and other Letters of support by Past and Recent Funders.

Forum For Woman in Development, Democracy & Justice

HIVOS

​Ministry of Interior