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Strengthening Transparency and Accountability Through Accreditation in Monitoring and Evaluation

CONCEPT NOTE  – TO ALL DONORS AND CSR PRACTITIONERS   As supporters dedicated to fostering positive change within the nonprofit sector, your commitment to transparency and accountability is paramount. At CESRA (Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability), we share your vision for a world where nonprofit organizations operate with the highest standards of integrity and effectiveness. […]

Filing NGO Yearly Returns in Kenya

Download Form 14  for NGO Board annual Report  As a non-governmental organization (NGO) operating in Kenya, adhering to regulatory requirements is crucial for maintaining transparency and credibility. One such obligation is the annual filing of returns with the relevant authorities. Understanding the process and ensuring timely compliance is essential for the smooth functioning of NGOs […]

Empowering Change through Comprehensive Project Proposals

Very important information for Potential Proposal Requester Greetings from the Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability (CESRA)! We appreciate your commitment to driving positive change and fostering social responsibility. As you embark on the journey of soliciting project proposals, it is essential to ensure that the submissions align with the core values of your organization. […]

Fostering Excellence: A Guide to Developing Board and Governance for Charitable Organizations

The Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability (CESRA) recognizes the pivotal role that effective governance plays in the success and impact of charitable organizations. As an accrediting organization committed to promoting ethical practices and accountability, CESRA aims to guide charitable organizations in developing robust boards and governance structures. In this article, we will explore key […]

2020 Fund for Local Nonprofit Organizations- Embassy of Finland in Kenya.

  The Embassy of Finland in Nairobi has announced a call for project proposals for the 2020 Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC). FLC plays a complementary role to the Finnish development co-operation programme in Kenya, with the aim of reducing poverty and inequality. The fund supports the initiatives of Non-Governmental organizations (NGOs) and other non-state […]

The Sexual Offences Act Kenya

In 2006 The Sexual Offences Act was enacted after a great and animated debate spearheaded by various women organizations and orchestrated mainly by female MPs in the Parliament.   New legal definitions were created and mandatory and harsh penalties provided. The Penal Code was amended and offenses of rape; sexual assault; compelled or induced indecent […]

Google grants Sh200m for top Kenyan non-profits

(Google East Africa policy and government relations manager Mike Murungi, Youth ministry official Julius Musau, industrialist Manu Chandaria and Tegla Loroupe Foundation founder Tegla Loroupe at the launch of the first African Google Impact Challenge in Nairobi May 23, 2018. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG ) Technology Firm Google has unveiled a Sh200 million […]

Kenyan Charity Under Investigation by Charity Commission for England

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into the Kenya Community Support Network (1104003). The investigation was opened on 22 January 2018. The charity’s objects include relieving poverty, sickness, and distress among Kenyans and promoting research into the conditions of life of Kenyans. The charity’s […]

Ways to Improve Your Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR isn’t just a convenient public relations tool, it’s a vital component for succeeding in the modern business world. From an observers’ standpoint, your company’s ability to practice social responsibility can be the difference between a potential client choosing you or choosing your competitor, and today’s consumers are highly tuned in to whether or not […]