Welcome to KCDN

This is KCDN, an Environmental Management, Economic Empowerment and Poverty Eradication Civil Society.

We welcome you to our site. Kindly feel free to share with us your thoughts. Ideas that add value will be appreciated. Ideas that want to make us improve our physical environment will be welcome. And more so, ideas that redirect us from the lost cause will be of immense value.

It is us who will improve the lot of our Environment, our Economy and make Kenya a Clean Country, where People join hands to work for our own Economic Emancipation and where Municipal Solid Waste Management is looked at as a resource, not as waste.

We need to set the standards in this region of the World and become the referral point in how a people can join hands and work for their own Economic Liberation, where waste can be used as raw material and become a source of employment for our people.

Our collective actions will surely make a difference. This is why in partnership with our Key Strategic Partners- The Public Service Transformation Department, the National Environment Management Authority, the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation,other key Ministries, the Local Authorities in Kenya, the Provincial Administration, A Better World, Akiba Uhaki Foundation and other Partners, we are moving deliberately in sensitizing and mobilizing Kenyans to work towards A Clean Kenya where waste is separated at source.

And this is why we are inviting Kenyans to join with us in The Clean Kenya Campaign and be a Member of Kimisho Sacco Society Ltd


Odhiambo T Oketch,
Team Leader & Executive Director,
Tel; 0724 365 557,
Email; komarockswatch@yahoo.com, kimishodevelopment@gmail.com
Website; www.kcdnkenya.org.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

On 9th May 2009, courtesy of Ms Irene Wasike, we distributed sanitary towels to our KCDN Gilrs. These were some of the shots. On the picture to the left, Ms Winnie Omondi of KCDN hands out some of the towels while on the right, Ms Elizabeth Mwende does the same.
We remain thankfful to Irene for this support which she has pledged to give to the girls for one year.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

President of Sahel Publishing at KCDN

Mr. Sam Okello, President of Sahel Publishing based in USA was at KCDN today, 14th May 2009.

Mr. Okello's visit was sentimental to staff at KCDN because, it is Mr. Okello and other friends who responded to our call for support last year in January when we were setting up.

It is instructive to note that Sam sent to us almost Kshs 72,000.00 to help us in various ways as we were setting up. We had to appreciate this very much.

On hand to receive Mr. Okello were Odhiambo T Oketch, the CEO at KCDN, Ms ELizabeth Mwende and Ms Ester Anyin Wekesa, our Programme Officers.

We discussed the upcoming KCDN Peace Run/Walk scheduled for 13th June 2009, the Upcoming Distribution of Guide Books for Literature to schools in Nyanza starting on 29th May 2009, and the big day for KCDN scheduled for 4th December 2009.

We were agreed that we must all join hands and do something. We must not wait for our leaders or the Government. We must compliment each other on this and in the process, make some change possible.

At KCDN, we invite support from all progressive forces in support of our children. At least, we are doing something positive.

Odhiambo T Oketch,
CEO KCDN Nairobi.
Tel; 0735 529 126, 0724 365 557

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Friends of KCDN

Dear Friends of KCDN,

On Saturday 9th May 2009, courtesy of Ms Irene Wasike, we gave our 35 girls sanitary towels at KCDN.

This was the third time Ms Wasike was buying for this girls the same. She had promised that she will do this for 1 year in support of what we are doing at KCDN with Orphans and Vulnerable Children.

She also undertook to financially support the private tuition on one of the girls, Caroline Nyamari, a class 8 pupil at Busara Primary School by paying the tuition fee of Kshs 1000.00 every 2 months.

We are indebted to Ms Wasike and as KCDN, we register our appreciation for this support.

On 13th June 2009, we are hosting the 2nd Edition of the KCDN Peace Run and we want to appeal to all Friends of KCDN to come forward and help us make this day a success.

On this day, we will be marching in solidarity with most Kenyans on the need for Peace, National Healing and Reconciliation. We believe that this must start with the children.

We have invited Bishop [Dr] Julius Mbagaya, the President, Baptist Convention, as our Key Note Speaker on; Peace, National Healing and Reconciliation; one year after the National Accord.

The successes that KCDN registered last year with our inauguaral KCDN Child Support Initiative, has made several parents and their children flock in to our offices seeking for intervention. We now have in our books 1950 such vulnerable children who have visited us and it is our prayers that with your support, we can do something for all these children.

Kindly join us in sharing the little that we can in support of our children.

At KCDN, we are doing something.


Odhiambo T Oketch,
CEO KCDN Nairobi.
Tel; 0735 529 126, 0724 365 557

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

World Orphans Day 7th May 2009

The 7th of May is the World Orphans Day.

On this day, we need to reflect back on the society. We need to take stock and check out if we have been of support to the many orphans in the world.

At KCDN, we are doing something. We have been mobilizing educational support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children, check us out at; http://kcdnkomarockswatch.blogspot.com. [sorry we have not posted this due to technical problems]

We must thank all Friends of KCDN, and Institutions that have come forward to support our course.

On 13th June 2009, we will be holding the 2nd Edition of the KCDN Peace Run at Montana/Calvary Grounds. The Peace Run/Walk will be flagged off at 8.00am. Then on 4th December 2009, we will hold the 2nd Edition of the KCDN Child Support Initiative.

Last year, we were able to buy Text Books, Stationery and Uniforms in support of 250 such Orphans and Vulnerable Children. Due to the huge success that we had with this initiative, 1950 more children have registered with us at KCDN seeking our support.

We are not in a position to help all these children on our own. But with your support, we can buy these children the books, stationery, uniforms and shoes that they need for their education next year. We will be looking forward to your support.

Lastly, on behalf of the children at KCDN, I have been instructed, by both the pupils and theeir parents/guardians, to thank the following people and institutions without whom, we would not have been of support to our children;

1] Jairus K’Onyiego [US]

2] Phoenix Aviations Ltd

3] Sam Okello [US]

4] Irene Wasike and staff of Barclays Bank Haille Sellassie Avenue Branch

5] SGS Kenya Ltd

6] Tetra Pak East Africa Ltd

7] Nestle Kenya Ltd

8] Irene Ngugi [SA]

9] Leonard Amolo

10] Capital Airlines Ltd

11] Express Connections Ltd [Double M]

12] Jorum Odus [UK]

13] Pamela Ohonde [Denmark]

14] Mini Bakeries Nairobi Ltd

15] Sebastian Onyango [Finland]

16] Chacha Odera [Advocate]

17] President Ben Ondoro [Canada]

18] Rodgers Orero [UK]

19] Dr Paul Nyandoto [Finland]

20] Zedekiah Nyanchama [US]

21] Dr George Omburo [US]

22] Richard Mungla [Mozambique]

23] Regem Lugonzo

24] Dr Matunda Nyanchama [Canada]

25] Otiende Amolo [Rachier & Amolo Advocates]

26] Caroline Otieno [Arusha TZ]

27] Taxplus Consult Ltd

28] Dr PLO Lumumba

29] Kuria-Mwangi [UK]

30] Aristocrats Insurance Brokers Ltd

31] Elizabeth Onyango Auma

32] John Maina [US]

33] Dr Edwin Otieno

34] Eric Jang’olo

35] Chris Obwolo

36] Luke Ogono

37] Text Book Centre Ltd

38] Phoenix Publishers Ltd

39] East African Educational Publishers

40] Erdemann Company Ltd [Ha-Ha Water]

41] The Cradle- The Children Foundation

42] Herbert Omondi [Action Aid]

We are looking forward to more support from you, your friends and other people of goodwill. Let us come together and give a little in support of the orphans and vulnerable children.

God bless all of us as we commemorate this day dedicated to the orphans in this world. And for all of you who have been of support to KCDN in this initiative we say; Thank you and God bless.

Odhiambo T Oketch,

CEO KCDN Nairobi.