DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS/DONORS

CICC is grateful to her partners for believing in the work we do namely(but not limited to ):-

  • Catholic Relief Services( CRS Kenya)
    • Research on Interfaith Conflicts, Suspicions and Mistrusts among communities in Tana River, Lamu and Mombasa Districts
    • Emergency( OFDA)
    • Peaceful Coexistence ( PCE)
    • Dialogue and Action Project ( DAP 1, II & III )
    • People to People Peace Project ( 3 Ps)
    • Capacity Strengthening for Inter-religious Action (CIRCA)
    • Changing The Way We Care ( CTWWC)
  • Royal Danish Embassy (RDE)
    • Peace Security and Development
  • Pact Kenya (ACT)
    • Peace Policy
    • SAFE
  • British High Commission- Nairobi
    • Youth Empowerment Project in Kwale
    • DAI (Building resilience in coastal communities project(BRICS)
  • DFID (BRICS)
    • Peace, Security and Stabilization (PSS) Project
  • DFID (COFFEY International)
    • Jamii Thabiti – Improving Community Security – Kilifi
  • The CMC Netherlands
    • Inter- Religious Dialogue
  • High Commission of Canada
    • Canada Fund for Local Initiatives
  • German Embassy
    • Countering Radicalization through Young Religious Leaders engagement
  • Ifa (zivik Funding Programme) – German Federal Foreign Office
  • Entrenching Resilience to Violent Extremism in Communities at the Coast
  • GCERF (Global Community Engagement Fund)
    • Shrinking the space Against Violent Extremism Thriving
  • GHR
    • Capacity Strengthening for Inter-religious Action
  • TBI (Tony Blair Institute)
    • Act, Change, Transform (ACT!)
  • USAID-International Organization for Migration
    • Contributing towards sustainable peace in the Coast Region of Kenya.
  • MERCY CORPS
    • Countering Violent Extremism through Interfaith Dialogues
  • Coffey International Development LimiteD
    • Reducing Insecurity and Violent Extemism in the Northern and Coastal Regions of Kenya (REINVENT)
  • Catholic Relief Services
    • Changing The Way We Care (CTWWC)
  • Civil Peace Services( AGIAMONDO)
    • Fostering Interreligious dialogue and peacebuilding in the coast Region of Kenya
  • Internews
    • Enabling and Protecting Civic Spaces (EPCS) – Illuminating New Solutions and Programmatic Innovations for Resilient Spaces (INSPIRES)
Year Partner Project Objective Achievement
2001 – 2005 CICC Member Organizations Formation of CICC To bring together religious leaders to contribute towards peace building at the Coast Formation of CICC

Setting up of CICC regional committee

2004-2005 Action Aid Drug Abuse and HIV /AIDS management To train and capacity build clerics in Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS Management Reduction of Stigma among the religious leaders and congregations
2005-2006 CRS/USIP Research on Interfaith Conflicts

 

To understand the causes of conflicts among communities in Tana River, Lamu and Mombasa Districts. The identification of resource distribution as the main cause of conflict in the given areas
2006- 2010 Royal Danish Embassy Peace Security and Development Setting up secretariat in neutral position.

To set up district and location committees Capacity building for board, staff and grassroots religious leader structures

Empowered religious leaders actively participating in local peace and security structures
2006 – 2008 British High Commission Kwale Interfaith Youth Empowerment Project To reduce religious radicalization and vulnerability among the Youths Youths empowered and engaging in economically productive activities document
2008-2009

 

USAID/OFDA/CRS (Office of Foreign Disaster Agency) Post-Election Emergency Project

 

Establish dialogue forums for community reconciliation and cohesion Improved inter-ethnic relations and reconciliation among the grassroots communities and laying foundation for peace building process.
2008 -2010 MM Netherlands Inter-religious dialogue Project Establish a common (interfaith ) approach towards peace building Religious leaders sharing their faiths on issues of peace amicably.
2009-2012

 

CRS (Private funds)

 

Peaceful Coexistence

 

Promote interfaith dialogue towards conflict management Grassroots communities from diverse faith to dialogue on common issues affecting peace and underlying causes of religious tensions
2010 – 2012 KCSSP – PACT /ACT Peace Building and Conflict Transformation To increase the voice of religious leaders in peace building and advocacy.

To build capacity of religious leaders to mentor youths for peace building work

Religious leaders contributing in the lobbying and advocacy for the national peace policy.

Strengthened relationship between youths and religious leaders promoting peace

 

2010-2012

 

CRS/ USAID

 

People to People Peace (3Ps) project

 

To renew commitment among the grassroots community in Likoni to embrace peaceful coexistence Formation of peer group structures (youth, women, elders, clerics), village peace committees, division peace committees and constituency committees.
2010-2016

 

CRS Dialogue and Action Project I &II

 

Reduce cases of early Marriages/ Pregnancy among girls in Malindi, Tana River and Lamu Districts Religious leaders working together with community leaders and government to delay early marriages and retain girls in school
2012 URAIA Promotion of interreligious/ethnic cohesion To enhance peaceful coexistence amongst the diverse coastal communities Improved interethnic tolerance amongst ethnic leaders of communities with the coast region
2012 KCSSP – PACT /ACT SAFE To promote and environment conducive for peaceful and fair general election at the coast region Consensus building amongst to religious leaders from the diverse faiths in the region.
2011 – 2015 Royal Danish Embassy Peace Security and Development To promote Interfaith Dialogue for peace and security for development

 

•Improved tolerance and cohesion amongst communities of diverse faiths and cultures within the coast region.

• Strengthened CICC structures of approximately above 2000 clerics effectively participating in peace building and conflict mitigation.

• Improved capacity amongst religious leaders in conflict monitoring and mitigation

 

2013-2015 IRD

Funding by Global Ministries University 2013 cohort & Caritas Ambrosina 2015 cohort

Certificate in Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue To establish a resources base of Professional in the grassroot areas of the former Coast region 30 graduants in 2013 and 20 graduants in 2015 consisting the clerics, women and youth who are now engaged in conflict resolution activities locally in all the 6 Counties of the former Coast region.
2015 High Commission of Canada

(Canada Fund for Local Initiatives)

 

Strengthening Community Extremism (SCAVE)Actions Against Violent 1. To set community safe spaces for dialogue over traditional and religious teachings and practices that promote friendship, peace and stability within the Lamu Community.

2. Strengthen the youth, women and general community structures in dealing with the pain and suspicions that resulted out of the attacks for a stable society.

• Religious leaders are teaching their congregants their core religious beliefs and values.

• This has reduced the suspicions and mistrusts that existed between the religious divide in Mpeketoni and the Muslim clergy

• With the supervision of CIPK which is a member organization of CICC are developing a curriculum for madrassa teachers to allow the same teachings in all Madrassas.

 

2016 – 2017 Building Resilience in Civic Society – BRICS/DAI Peace, Security and Stabilization project

 

To strengthen community resilience to violent extremism and radicalization through counter narratives, youth empowerment and stakeholder trust building

2018 Building Resilience in Civic Society – BRICS/DAI Improving Capacity of Vulnerable Women Against Violent Extremism (ICV-WAVE) To strengthen resilience and capacities of vulnerable women to resist joining Violent Extremism groups and /or supporting VE ideologies
2016 -2017 Germany Embassy – CPS Countering radicalization through young religious leaders’ engagement To empower young preachers to address radicalization and extremism amongst the youths and community through proper use and interpretation or religious scriptures • Honest and deep discussions on religion and radicalization amongst the youths.

• Willingness of religious and worship centers to allow discussions religion and radicalization within their premises.

•The strong bond and relationship building amongst the implementing clerics despite the differences in religion.

2016 – 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COFFEY International – Jamii Thabiti Improving Community Security To strengthen community capacity to manage conflict and build community trust for peaceful coexistences by 2018.

To capacity build and build linkages between religious leaders and other stakeholders for effective peace building strategies by 2018

To strengthen CICC’s structures for an improved program delivery and sustainabilitythrough training and networking

 

 

 

2016 – 2018

 

COFFEY International – Jamii Thabiti Peace building among the Kauma and Chonyi Communities Working towards solving the border dispute between the Kauma and Chonyi sub counties • Enhanced community cohesion and relationships

• Signing of community social contract

• Joint Inter-religious platform for peace and cohesion

• Partnerships and Networking

• Strengthened local peace building structures

2016 – 2019 CRS – GHR Dialogue and Action Project III Children of Kenya’s Coastal region to grow up free from child marriage and sexual abuse
2017 IFA – Germany Government Entrenching resilience against violent extremism in communities at the Coast ((ERVECO I) Empower young religious leaders to influence families and youth into active peacemakers

Strengthen the capacity of women religious leaders to influence families and youth into active roles of countering radicalization and extremism

Promote religious leaders to become central change agents for good governance and political accountability towards community peaceful coexistence

 

Established 2 resource centres cum offices in Tana River and Kwale Counties

 

Established women desk in Mombasa, Kwale and Tana River Counties

 

 

 

2018 IFA – Germany Government (II) Entrenching resilience against violent extremism in communities at the Coast (ERVECO II) Empower young religious leaders to influence families and youth into active peacemakers

Strengthen the capacity of women religious leaders to influence families and youth into active roles of countering radicalization and extremism

Promote religious leaders to become central change agents for good governance and political accountability towards community peaceful coexistence

 

2017 I-DOVE -GIZ Youth Against Violent Extremism (YAVE) Mobilise youth in Lamu County to promote inter-faith and inter-ethnic tolerance and fight against Violent Extremism through intra and inter faith dialogue for a peaceful ethnic and religious diverse community.

 

2017-2020 CIRCA II-CRS Building capacities for interreligious community action Targeted Christians and Muslims including youths become active proponents of interreligious understanding and peaceful co-existence

Inter religious committees jointly managing community initiatives as incubators for constructive inter religious engagement on issues of mutual concern

CIRCA partners jointly apply Muslim and Christian perspectives and faith values to influence policy and practice on issues of social justice and religiously driven violence.

2018-2021 SAVET-GCERF Shrinking the Space Against Violent Extremism Thriving To reduce the space of growth for violent extremism activities using prevention strategies in Mombasa and Lamu counties in the following areas Likoni, Kisauni, Mpeketoni and Lamu island.

 

 

(on going)
2018-2021 GHR Capacity Strengthening for Inter-religious Action.

 

To build the capacity of religious leaders to understand religious opportunities that fuels violent conflicts and come up with effective intra and inter-religious strategies to address these gaps and promote peaceful coexistence.

To improve and widen the network of religious leaders to include government, civil society and private sectors so as to ensure effective and sustainable initiatives for conflict management and mitigation in the region

To strengthen the Coast Interfaith Council of Clerics Inter-religious initiatives through improved ownership, improved strategies, improved institutional management for sustainability and effectiveness in delivering impact in the community.

 

(on going)
2019 TBI Supporting Religious Leader’s Project To build the capacity of religious leaders to identify and tackle religious extremism within their spheres of influence through effective counter narratives and practical community action
2019-2021 USAID-International Organization for Migration Contributing towards sustainable peace in the Coast Region of Kenya. To contribute towards sustainable peace in the Coast Region of Kenya; Mombasa, Lamu, Kilifi and Tana River. (on going)
2020 MERCY CORPS Countering Violent Extremism through Interfaith Dialogues To enhance Interfaith cohesion as a means to reducing radicalization and extremisms in Kilifi county( Malindi,Kilifi South and Kilifi North sub counties)
2020-2021 Coffey International-Tetra Tech International Development Reducing Insecurity and Violent Extremism in the Northern and Coastal Regions of Kenya ( REINVENT) Peaceful, secure and harmonious communities in Kwale county (Matuga sub county).
2020-2021 Catholic Relief Services Changing The Way We Care( CTWWC) Promote ,safeguard and fulfill the communal role of protecting children (on going)
2015-2020 • Civil Peace Service: Associations for Development Cooperation (AGEH)

 

 

 

organisational development, peacebuilding and the fostering of interreligious dialogue • Publication of the success stories
2020-2023 • Civil Peace Service: ( AGIAMONDO)

 

 

 

Fostering Interreligious dialogue and peacebuilding in the coast Region of Kenya peace and conflict research to strengthen the work interreligious dialogue in the conflict context of the coastal region of Kenya

Advising and accompanying the newly established research department of the CICC to identify research questions and possible research areas and support CICC in field research.

Advises on the conceptual connection between research, research results, the practical work of the CICC and develop a corresponding documentation tool

Support the development of Best Practice and Lesson learnt, and strengthening networking with other research institutions

Developing training courses for interreligious committees and leaders of the faith-based institutions on conflict transformation and inter-religious dialogue with the aim of making better use of the potential young people and women in peacebuilding

2021 Internews

 

 

 

Enabling and Protecting Civic Spaces (EPCS) – Illuminating New Solutions and Programmatic Innovations for Resilient Spaces (INSPIRES) To strengthen the management, implementation and sustainability of the organization and its programs (On going)