Non Governmental
Organizations Council of Kenya

The Kenya NGOs Council is the umbrella body
that brings together registered Member NGOs
and other CSOs in Kenya.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

NGO Council is a self-regulatory nonpartisan organization established in august 1990 under section 23(1) of the non-governmental organizations coordination Act, 1990 of the laws of Kenya.
PART IV – SELF-REGULATION BY THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Establishment of the Council
(1) There shall be established a Council to be known as the Non-Governmental Organizations Council which is a collective forum of all Non-Governmental Organizations registered under this Act.
(2) The Council shall adopt its own structure, rules and procedures for the efficient administration of its activities:
The council have a code of conduct and such other regulations as may facilitate self-regulation by non-governmental organizations on matters of activities, funding programs, foreign affiliations, national security, and training the development of national manpower, institutional building, scientific and technological development and other matters as may be of national interest.
The NGO council is the umbrella body that brings together all registered NGOs in Kenya.
Our Membership comprising of international, regional and local NGOs. The NGO Council provides leadership to its Membership NGOs Sector.
The NGOs Council Champion the key values of probity, transparency, accountability, justice and good governance, Climate change, Health, Gender and development, Children’s rights, poverty alleviation, Peace, Population, Training, Counseling small scale enterprises, disability and any other issues that affect society at large.
We enhance the self-regulation of our NGOs and assist them to realize their potential in improving services that improve the socio-economic status of Kenyan society in pursuit of sustainable development.

The NGO Council strives to:

• Provide leadership to its membership in the NGO sector and other civil society organizations.
• Champion the key values of probity, transparency, accountability, justice and good governance.
• Mandated to present all its members.
• Enhance self-regulation to its members and the adherence to the rule of law.
• Assist them to realize their potential in providing services that improve the social economic status of the Kenyan society in pursuit of sustainable development and a just and equitable society regardless of gender, race, nationality, religious or any other inclination

THE NGO COUNCIL REGIONS:

The NGO Council‘s coverage has been mapped into 12 regions in Kenya for easy coordination with each region represented by a representative as indicated below.