Who Is RELON-KENYA?

RELON-Kenya Is A National Network Of RLOs In Kenya Registered With The Registrar Of Societies In 2019. RELON-Kenya ExisTs To Unite The Refugee-Led Organizations (RLOs) In Kenya, And Link Them With Opportunities, Ideas And Funding, As Well As Provide A Platform For The RLOs To Network Amongst Themselves, And With Potential Partners And Stakeholders (At National, Regional, And Global Levels). The Idea To Form Such A Network Came About Due To The Lack Of Inclusion Of Refugees In Policy Dialogues. RELON-Kenya Is A Membership Organization Drawing Members From Both Urban And Camp-Based RLOs To Organization Drawing Members From Both Urban And Camp-Based RLOs To Promote Their Engagement With The Government And INGOs. RELON-Kenya Was Founded On The Principles Of Participation And Inclusion Of Refugees In Decision-Making Tables And Policymaking Processes On Matters Affecting Their Day-To-Day Lives. The Network Brings Together Refugee-Led Organizations (RLOs) And Individual Refugees Found In Kenya; With The Aim Of Forming A Strong, Credible, And Influential National Network That Speaks With One Voice When Advocating For Refugee Rights And Interests. RELON-Kenya’s 2021-2023 Strategy Is Based On The Need For Advocacy For The Inclusion Of Refugees In Policymaking Processes, At Decision-Making Tables And Improving The RLO's Self-Representation.

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Our main goal is to provide guidance and unified direction in creating strong, well-coordinated and vibrant continental network advocating for participation and inclusion of RLOs and refugees in decision-making processes.

MEET OUR TEAM

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JeanPaul B. Kasika

Programs Coordinator

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Nancy C. Mwangiri

Psychosocial/Social Worker

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Mathew Owino Akeyo

Project Accountant

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Patricia Karioki

Administrative Assistant

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Emmanuel Wetnhiak Ambrose

Communication Officer

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Tolossa Asrat Koricka

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Ebengo Honore Alfani

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