Empowering people, transforming communities
People live in sustainable environment
People build inclusive and democratic communities
People achieve economic empowerment through solidarity and cooperation
People are protected from disasters
Who We are
Good Neighbors International
Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991 to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. The first community development project in Bangladesh was launched in 1992 and currently Good Neighbors is working in 192 communities in 40 countries with our focus on inclusive community development approach and child protection.
Good Neighbors Kenya
Kenya Good Neighbors was founded in December 1995. It was the first field office in Africa for international relief and development programs including vocational training at Jirani Centre, health clinic, community dam construction, school construction in the biggest slum area and remote area as well. We implement Community Development Projects by supporting the stable and self-sufficient development of a community through project focused on education, health, water and sanitation and income generation in 6 communities. Also we run advocacy programs to protect the human rights, especially of the child, and implement humanitarian projects for refugees with UNHCR.
Good neighbors exist to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. Good neighbors respect the human rights of our neighbors suffering from poverty, disaster and oppression, and help them to achieve self-reliance and enable them to rebuild their hope.
We promote and implement sustainable community development programs geared towards enhancing self-reliance of the community and safeguard and advocate for child rights.
To achieve this vision, we will pursue core values below.
We will adhere to existing, and participate in enhancement of current and creation of new policies and procedures in order to achieve accountability.
We will exercise professionalism by orienting ourselves to achieve KGN’s purpose and safeguard our children’s rights.
We will enhance our professionalism by individually building our capacity.
In pursuance of efficiency, we will periodically develop a work plan beneficial to providing prompt and timely services.
Further, we will embrace and adapt to all technology adopted by Kenya Good Neighbors from other organizations or introduced by Kenya Good Neighbors.
For the sake of promoting trust we will work harmoniously and with sincerity with our colleagues and ensure constant transparent communication with all stakeholders and beneficiaries.
Good Neighbors is cooperating with our partners to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. With various partnership, Good Neighbors has improved effectiveness and expertise of programs in the field countries.
In order to enhance the financial management literacy of coffee farmers in Embu County, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and Kenya Good Neighbors (KGN) signed a memorandum of understanding for a Capacity building program for the local farmers. KCB generously extends its services on a pro bono basis, demonstrating a strong commitment to community support. Meanwhile, KGN takes charge of the program’s administrative aspects. The initiative specifically targets the education of over 300 members of the Kirurumwe Farmers’ Cooperative in various aspects of financial management.
TOT PROGRAM IN EMBU COUNTY
On 12th October 2023, Kenya Good Neighbors concluded the Trainers of Trainers (ToT) program of 500 farmers of Kirurumwe Farmers Society on good agricultural practices. The course took 5 months of training and it focused on the following areas, Soil Management, Coffee establishment, Coffee nutrition,……
FOOD DONATION IN NORTH HORR-MARSABIT
On 4th October 2023, Kenya Good Neighbors, Hon. Adhe Wario Guyo North Horr Constituency area MP in company of DCC Marsabit North, Sub-County Administrator, Chief Officer Administration among other officials from Marsabit County Government flagged off 115tonnes of maize flour and yellow beans worth Sh11,863,545 that targeted 3,471 households that are suffering from severe hunger in North Horr Constituency as a result of the prolonged drought that killed all of the livestock that had been the community’s main source of income.
Food donation in Marsabit County
From 8th to 12th May 2023 Kenya Good Neighbors led by Country Director and the area MP donated food items to 1950 households in North Horr Constituency-Marsabit County worth over 4 million Shillings.
Hamafuki riders Sacco from Mukuru Nyayo is a bodaboda Sacco for likeminded Riders who decided to come together and create a saving culture in order to support and create opportunity for each other.
Kenya Good Neighbors wishes to draw the attention of the public and our beneficiaries to be aware of fraudsters making requests for payment for their children to be enrolled in our programs.
Kenya Good Neighbors DOES NOT demand payment for any of it’s services.