Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program (KCEP) Donate Online Now

Background Information

Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program (KCEP) is a Community Based Organization, Non-Profit and Non-Governmental initiated in October 2009 to help spearhead community driven development initiatives and enable needy community groups participate in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood and be self-sustainable. KCEP delivers its activities through the power and spirit of volunteerism approach to build sustainable communities / intercultural exchange and thriving villages in our country. Our main purpose is promote youth employment and information exchange among Kenyans and international communities (voluntary work-camps, short and long term volunteering) youth mobility, social inclusion, community development, promotion of peace among our diverse communities, understanding and unity of purpose.

KCEP provides services in entrepreneurship and development, information technology trainings and empowerment (ICT), education (Kipepeo Community Education Centre) health and education in HIV & AIDS management and awareness, malaria and TB awareness and advocacy, Rehabilitation of street children, supporting orphans and vulnerable children, deployment of both local and international volunteers  to various community projects, community entrepreneurship/ community microfinance trainings and monitoring (Community Savings and loaning) , Capacity Building sessions to youth groups, vocational schools, primary and secondary schools, creative and performing art, organic farming and agricultural activities, Eco-Tourism, Environmental education and Management.


KCEP harness and develop the power of young people, by effectively involving them in direct implementation of the core activities that develops their skills, enabling them become self-reliance and sustainable people in community service and development. We engage young people in a constructive manner enabling them initiative and build their ideas, develop prototype, test and develop products that meet the people’s needs and help reduce the problems and challenges that most faced in development sector.


Kipepeo's vision is to have better future and right livelihood for families and individuals in our villages and self sustainable communities.


Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the local communities in Emuhaya District trough sustainable local development initiatives.


1.      People are at very center and heart of development; they are the forces behind all that we do and every endeavor we undertake.

2.      Transparency and accountability drive our actions.

3.      Sustainability is built into every intervention we pursue.

4.      A holistic approach is essential to our treatment of ourselves and on another, with the aim of developing the whole person: health body, healthy mind and healthy spirit


Our goal is to enhanced capacity, improved living standards and quality livelihood of needy and vulnerable community groups in Emuhaya District.


1.      To enhance productive livelihood and well-being for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

2.      To open an orphanage for the care and rehabilitation of street children, orphans, and vulnerable children.

3.      To establish a community resource center aimed at facilitating learning for orphans, vulnerable children, and street kids, as well as serving as a source of practical community and career development information to local community members and CBO-affiliated groups.

4.      To engage community group members in an effort to mobilize and enhance income-generating activities and thus improve the communal asset base.

5.      To assist community groups in initiating enterprises that will increase economic productivity, and lead to poverty-reduction and wealth creation.

6.      To establish KCEP’s own long term and self-sustaining income-generating projects.

7.      To involve our self in the social empowerment of youth (orphans, street children) through community events such as capacity-building, youth training, and social activities which bring our youth and communities together.

8.      To develop Eco-tourism and environmental management activities in the region as a source of revenue for people in the villages.

9.      Build reading programs with local community schools designed to build and improve children’s reading skills and English performance. We do this by enlisting volunteers and obtaining reading material from willing partners and volunteers. This will be an ongoing educational project for the long-term future.


1.      HIV & AIDS awareness , counseling, support innovative programs in orphans and vulnerable children and home based heath care (HBC) for the HIV affected

2.      A rehabilitation program for street children to support their basic needs and provide them with community-based education

3.      Educational support initiative to orphans, vulnerable children & street children of Luanda.

4.      A capacity-building structure which involves educational training programs in leadership, group management and financial skills.

5.      A volunteer program ; deploying of International & Local  volunteers  to community projects and places villagers in groups charged with specific community tasks in relation to their skills, strengths and interest.

6.      Alternative to violence peace trainings (AVP) for the community members.

7.      Mobilizing community groups in a service network of savings and loans for community-based microfinance.

8.      Eco-tourism and environmental management.

9.      Programs for cultural exchange.

10.   Free computer training to orphans, vulnerable youths in the community.

11.  Provisional computer services for the community, such as internet services,Typesetting, printing, photocopy services etc.

12.  Youth empowerment activities such as sports, theater, career development and drug abuse training, as well as building overall awareness and engagement through youth group projects.

13.  Community library for  reading, borrowing books and exchange of education  ideas for development.


The Emuhaya District. The District Covers Emuhaya Division and Luanda Division. It has eight administrative locations namely; South Bunyore, South-West Bunyore,  Central Bunyore, North Bunyore, North-East Bunyore, East Bunyore and Wekhomo.