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.

Monday, March 28, 2011

3rd Monthly Nationwide Clean-up Campaign

Today we scored a double victory;
  1. Harambee Stars beat Angola 2;1
  2. Many Kenyans turned out across the country to join in the 3rd Monthly Nationwide Clean-up Campaign.
Now, Harambee Stars made us proud after a series of loses that made many of us not go to the stadium. I was in particularly a very happy man except when Mariga decided to undress in public after giving us a deserved lead. I thought he knows the rules; No undressing in public. But we must forgive him and move on. I would have done the same.

Kenyans also made me proud today. Many across the country turned out and helped make Kenya clean. I was at Eastleigh at St Theresa Girls Secondary School and my, what a turn out.
The Nairobi Clean-up was organized by the One Stop Youth Information Centre, a department of the Social Development Department of the City Council of Nairobi in partnership with the Department of Environment at the City Council of Nairobi.
The response was massive; close to 1,200 Youths from all the Eight Constituencies of Nairobi took part. They were joined by a contigent from Kenyatta University Environment Club members under the auspices of NAVNET. The result was massive; we split into eight teams and we cleaned Eastleigh.
We are also happy with the reports we are receiving from all Kenya; Mombasa, Kagio in Nyeri, Nzoia, Migori, Makueni, Isiolo. You all deed well and we at the National Secretariat are encouraged. Our efforts are not going to waste.

We will all be joining hands next Saturday at Ngong Hills with Imani Children Homes to plant 20,000 trees on the Hills. Please join us at 6.30am at Uhuru Park on 2nd April 2011 to enable us move as a team to Ngong. Express Connections Ltd otherwise known us Double M will be providing us with transport to Ngong.
We are still appealing at all and sundry for support.
In conclusion, I must thank the following Teams for making the Clean-up in Nairobi a big success today;
  1. The City Council of Nairobi led by the Town Clerk Mr. Philip Kisia
  2. One Stop Youth Information Centre led by Mr. Ben Nyamweya
  3. Department of Environment at the City Council led by Mr. Gabriel Omondi on behalf of the Director Mr. Isaac Muraya.
  4. The Decentralization Department of the City Council of Nairobi
  5. The Department of Public Health led by Dr Robert Ayisi
  6. The Department of Social Development and Housing led by Mr. Kariuki
  7. The Divisional Manager Kamukunji Ms Nancy Njeru and her staff members
  8. Eatleigh District Business Association led by Mr. Hussein Mohammed
  9. The Co-operative Bank City Hall Annexe Branch led by Ms Caro Wafula
  10. The Africa Youth Trust
  11. Navnet
  12. Kenyatta University Environment Club members
  13. Yokesho
  14. Juja Road Estate Agency
  15. Liverpool VCT
  16. Aids Control Unit of the Public Health Department
  17. Youths from Langata, Embakasi, Dagoreti, Kasarani, Makadara, Starehe, Westlands, Njiru and Kamukunji Constituencies.
This was encouraging and on behalf of KCDN I say; Thank you all.
A Clean Kenya Starts With Me.
Peace and blessings,

Odhiambo T Oketch
CEO KCDN Nairobi
Nationwide Coordinator - Monthly Nationwide Clean-up Campaign

Monday, March 21, 2011

Ms Brigitte Frey meets the KCDN Team

17th March 2011 was a day in the life of KCDN; we eventually met with Ms Brigitte Frey, a Swiss who has been of great financial support to KCDN.

Ms Frey is the Founder of Sustainable Organic Farming- Development Initiative- SOFDI, which supports many families in Emuhaya Constituency. You may visit their website for more- www.sofdi.com
We at KCDN wish Ms Frey the best during her working tour in Kenya.
We will be joining her at Kisa on Tuesday 22nd March 2011 in one of her functions with the community.
Odhiambo T Oketch
CEO KCDN Nairobi

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Thank you Friends; Fredrick Amos Oduor Oketch

Dear Friends,
Following the death of my Brother- Fredrick Amos Oduor Oketch on the 2nd of March 2011 at Jamaa Hospital in Nairobi, it was clear it was going to be a tough order on the family of Joash Eliakim Oketch.
But thanks to all my Friends, you made it easy for me and within 10 days, we buried my Bro on 12th March 2011 at Hula Kodero, Othach, East Yimbo, Usigu Division, Bondo District in Siaya County.
I must start by thanking George Woods Funeral Services for responding to my call on 2nd March when they went to Jamaa and picked the remains of my Bro to Chiromo Mortuary.
Then, I must thank the many Friends who condoled with us, and the few who found time to share in their resources to make the burden lighter. I will make special mention of the following people;
  1. Mr. Rashid Juma- Kshs 10,000.00
  2. Mr. Andiwo Obondo- Kshs 2,000.00
  3. Mr. Maurice Oduor & Ms Millicent Odhiambo - Kshs 2,500.00
  4. Mr. Elijah Agevi- Kshs 2,000.00
  5. Mr. Nicholas Simani- Kshs 500.00
  6. Mr. Evans Machera- Kshs 500.00
  7. Mr. David Gatimu- Kshs 2,000.00
  8. Mr. Kennedy Okwirry- Kshs 2,000.00
  9. Mr. Duncan Miheso- Kshs 600.00
  10. Mr. Otambo Asiro- Kshs 5,000.00
  11. Mr. Bon Omollo- Kshs 1,600.00
  12. Mr. Nixon Otieno- Kshs 2,000.00
  13. Mr. Dan Masetu- Kshs 3,000.00
  14. Mr. Richard Mogoko- Kshs 2,000.00
  15. Ms Rose Kagwiria- Kshs 1,000.00
  16. Mr. John Okuku- Kshs 1,000.00
  17. Mr. Karani- Kshs 3,000.00
  18. Dr Ayisi- Kshs 3,000.00
  19. Mr. Kinuthia Wamwangi- Kshs 1,000.00
  20. Ms Patricia Alooh- Kshs 500.00
  21. Mr. Patrick T Odongo- Kshs 4,000.00
  22. Mr. Eric Oyugi- Kshs 2,000.00
  23. Mr. Nicholas Odhiambo- Kshs 1,000.00
  24. Mr. Jatheph Ouda- Kshs 500.00
  25. Ms Sarah Adhiambo- Kshs 700.00
  26. Mr. Joram Kohogo - Kshs 5,000.00
  27. Mr. Francis Ooko J Raudo- Kshs 5,000.00
  28. Mr. Francis Oketch- Kshs 1,500.00
  29. Mr. Duncan Kasyoki- Kshs 33,300.00- Crystal Clear Software Kampala Uganda
  30. Symon Kanyinyo- Kshs 1,000.00
  31. Ms Loice Atieno- Kshs 1,000.00
  32. Mr. Oduor Ong'wen- Kshs 5,000.00
  33. Mr. Allan Kitavi- Kshs 500.00
  34. Eng Christine Ogut- Kshs 2,000.00
  35. Mr. Augustine Gudah- Kshs 700.00
  36. Mr. Owuor Aduma- Kshs 5,000.00
  37. Mr. Sam Olendo- Kshs 5,000.00
  38. Mr. Carey Odhiambo- Kshs 500.00
  39. Ms Alice, Edwina, Janet and Caren Alooh- Kshs 2,400.00
  40. Friends from Hoggs Den Komarock- Kshs 6,500.00
  41. Dr Edwin S Otieno- Kshs 20,000.00
  42. Mr. Ben Adeya- Kshs 5,000.00
  43. Dr Davies- Kshs 5,000.00
  44. Mr. Sam Onanda- Kshs 9,000.00
  45. Mr. Sam Amenya- Kshs 3,000.00
  46. Mr. Isaiah Bwanah- Kshs 2,500.00
  47. Mr. Charles Afulo- Kshs 4,000.00
  48. Ms Jane Otieno- Kshs 5,000.00
These are Friends who reached out to me via my Mpesa Account. Thank you so much.
I also want to thank all those who made it to our 3 sittings at Garden Square, the St Phillips ACK Church in Jericho, St Barnabas ACK Church at Hula Kodero, Amos's employers Crystal Clear Software.
It was one hectic time for me and you all made it light.
May God in His Mercies look upon us according to His will. May He rest the soul of Fredrick Amos Oduor Oketch in eternal peace.
Peace and blessings,

Odhiambo T Oketch
CEO KCDN Nairobi
Nationwide Coordinator - Monthly Nationwide Clean-up Campaign
PO Box 47890-00100,
Nairobi Kenya.
Tel; 0724 365 557 0735 529 126     
Facebook; Odhiambo T Oketch

Odhiambo T Oketch is the current Chairman to the City Council of Nairobi Stakeholders Evaluation Team on Performance Contracting and Rapid Results Management. He is also Chair to the Nyamonye Catholic Church Development Fund.He was also the Co-Chair and Coordinator of The Great Nairobi Walk against Corruption that was held in Nairobi on the 22nd October 2010

Board; Mr. Rashid Juma [Chair], Mr. Odhiambo T Oketch [CEO], Mr. Elijah Agevi, Mr. Gichane Muraguri, Ms Kethi D Kilonzo,Hon Lewis Nguyai, Mr. Oduor Ong’wen, Mr. Lameck Siage, Dr Grace Ongile, Mr. Sam Olendo, Mr. Felix Kibet- US and Ms Brigitte Frey- Switzerland

26th Feb in Huruma along Juja Road

On 26th February 2011, many volunteers converged along Juja Road in Huruma and joined in the Monthly Nationwide Clean-up Campaign.
We were impressed by the presence of the Traffic Police, the Administration Police and the area DO who all joined us in cleaning the area.

We want to appreciate all those who made this day happen. Peace and blessings to all