Centre for Enterprise Development and Innovation (CEDI) is a national non-profit organization registered in 2016 by the NGO Coordination Board. CEDI has 4 programs: Enterprise Development, Livelihoods, Education and Climate Change, and is currently active in 4 regions of Kenya; Nairobi, Nyanza, Western and Coast. Our programs primarily target underprivileged children, women and the youth. We have our sights set on alleviating poverty among marginalized communities in Kenya through education, social protection and safety nets, innovation, and enterprise development
CEDI in collaboration with experts from various fields, seasoned trainers and experienced entrepreneurs, offers several business development services targeting youth and women led Micro Small and Medium Enterprises. These include entrepreneurship and business plan development, business coaching and mentorship, tax consultancy and training, feasibility studies, linkages to financial services and markets.
Development of childhood and Youth interventions In the community, private and public primary schools, senior schools and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions. Initiatives include imparting financial capability and entrepreneurial skills, and promotion of inclusive Education and Child safeguarding
The negative effects of Climate change will disproportionately be felt more by developing countries such as Kenya and their poor populations living in rural unconnected locations, we work to consistently address the climate change challenges within our programs. With the help of our partners, we channel resources to innovative interventions that have the highest potential of adapting to and mitigating climate change in the communities we serve. Our interventions have included working with MSMEs on the promotion of green enterprises and technologies, working with smallholder farmers to promote the adaptation of climate-friendly farming practices, and working with the community and public learning institutions to expand tree planting initiatives.
Promote the achievement of sustainable Livelihoods through capacity building & Vocational skills, and mentorship programmes Targeting the youth and women amongst Marginalized communities.
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Enterprise & Innovation
Through the support of our generous partners, committed team and dedicated community collaborators. Since 2016, Our interventions have and continue to improve livelihoods, provide social safety nets, and alleviate poverty among communities we work with. Some of our key achievements include;
We equally owe our success to the strong partnerships and alliances with various key government departments, private and local civil society who share in our common interests and work.