The Kenya Female Advisory Organization (KEFEADO) organized a 3-day GRB training for members of county assembly (MCAs) of Kisumu county Gender Committee, County Directors and The Gender Technical Working Group Secretariat on respective days from 6th-8th July. We continue to foster strong partnerships with other like-minded organizations and the County Government of Kisumu in the journey of realizing equal opportunities for men and women.
It is highly critical to ensure that policies on gender rights are developed to bridge inequality gaps and ensure institutions respond according to the specific needs of the Special Interest Groups(PWDs, Women, and Youth)
We appraise efforts of the Director of Women, Youth, and PWDS affairs Department-Junior Omondi and Gender affairs Officer Adah Omedi for availing self during the 3-day training and their selfless efforts to ensure the gender policies implementation processes are fast track.
This training was supported by The SDG Kenya Forum funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
ENGAGING RESIDENT ON BASIC INSIGHT ON TAXATION
Kenya Female Advisory Organization partnership with the National Taxpayers Association (NTA) and County government of Kisumu ,held different community engagement within Kisumu county on matters of Tax justice conversation .
The first forum was held at Renja primary school in Kolwa Central ward,Kisumu East Sub-county county. This forum was organize to discuss how sports can be use as an alternative space to talk about gender responsive tax system.
The forum was graced by the member of county assembly for Seme Central ward Hon. Sally Okudo together with National coordinator NTA Ms.Irene Otieno and Executive director of KEFEADO ,Madam Easter Okech.
Hon. Sally Okudo urge the players to always attend public participation to address the state of their playground and also do the follow up to the relevant authority because that’s their money that they should account for.