Waldorf Kakuma Project (WKP) is an independent not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) in Kenya.
Waldorf Kakuma Project is part of a larger Waldorf community which is involved in emergency and regular education all over the world. WKP is a locally registered NGO in Kenya with current projects in Turkana West and Nairobi. Our main focus is in education, child protection, emergency education and psychosocial support especially for children between 5 to 17 years. WKP has been operational in Kenya for the last 11 years and has developed a good amount of technical capacity in areas of education for children undergoing trauma or difficult experiences as well as teacher training especially with the new Competency Based Curriculum. Our aim is to transform the lives of those affected by conflict and other shocks through psychosocial support and education and to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. WKP believes that children can be empowered through education to achieve their dreams despite the various life circumstances that they undergo. We seek to establish a credible reputation by engaging, advising and supporting healthy development and recovery of children affected by conflict and other challenges of life which affects their education.
WKP is managed by a Board of Directors which is comprised of seven (7) members. The members are drawn from various backgrounds such as development, humanitarian, government and private sectors with expertise in project management, resource mobilization, finance strategic planning, legal and governance.
To transform the lives of children and adolescents affected by crises through psychosocial support and education
To develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impact purpose and direction to their lives.
We hold ourselves to account through knowledge, personal responsibility, decisions and policies
We value everyone and treat people with dignity and professionalism.
By embracing diversity, we bring out the best in everyone
INNOVATIVE AND CREATIVE:
We seek to be dynamic in development of ideas and skills