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Organic Farming Development Group (OFAD)

Nakuru, Kenya

Primary information

Year formed
2008
Language
English
Number of members
12
Type of members
Members are multi sector
Occupation of members
Waste collectors
Type of Organization
Community based organization
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Door to door
Membership
Yes
Organization Structure
Chairperson, secretary, treasurer and a members committee. Records kept are minutes of group meetings, banking records, income inflow and out flow, registered membership records and contributions records from members.
Objectives
Build enterprises, improve livelihoods
Education and training
Waste management
Partnering organizations
NAWACOM, Practical Action
Funding
Self funded
Internal elections
Annually
Women composition
75,0%

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Benefits

Member benefits
Child assistance programmes, Job creation & source of income, Training & advocacy, Wedding & funeral benefit
Safety & Technology
Gloves, Masks, Safety boots

Services

Types of materials
Animal waste, Biodegradable waste
Activities
Composting, New items made from collected materials
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting
Challenges to access waste
Price fluctuations of waste

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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