One in three women worldwide faces violence; abuse and rape everyday while one in five women experience domestic violence during their lifetime. Women are in constant fear and terror. This year marks 24 years since the initiation of the international campaign which started in 1991; 16 Days of Activism against Gender- Based Violence. So far […]

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By Fiona Imbali Narrow winding paths; empty roads; an undulation of hills; lone shrubs of cactus trees and other drought resistant trees sparsely distributed are the predominant features of the Semi-arid areas in the Eastern part of the country. The scorching sun notwithstanding, Makueni County is not as dry as many people new to the […]

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OAIC and Bread for the World (Germany) will hold a fellowship meeting on 23rd to 25th October 2015 at the Lenana Conference Centre. Bread for the World is a development focused specialized ministry of German Evangelical Churches which have been partnering with OAIC for many years. Presently the partnership between the OAIC and Bread for […]

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El Niño is a global periodic climatic phenomenon occurring when waters of the Eastern tropic pacific warm, resulting to changes in the global weather. Hence a disruption of weather patterns is experienced in the tropics and world-wide extremes in climatic conditions such as floods; droughts and tropical cyclones. Reports indicate that 2015 El Niño is […]

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By Fiona Imbali Development of an inclusive market for Kenyan farmers continues to be an elusive quest due to a myriad of challenges. Small-scale farmers comprise a majority of farmers in the country while lack of policies that support smallholder businesses makes it complex for them to take advantage of economies of scale. This has […]

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  By Fiona Imbali Effects of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – endorsed Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) are still being felt in Kenya three decades later. The agricultural sector still faces a myriad of challenges as the government has failed to put in place comprehensive agricultural policies to cushion farmers against unfair international markets while […]

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By Fiona Imbali Advocacy is an act or process supporting a cause or proposal and on many occasions it’s viewed as a political process whose aim is to influence the process of decision-making in econo-political and social stratums in society. It’s about using power and influence to persuade the responsible and entrusted representatives to act […]

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By Fiona Imbali For communities to thrive, prosper and experience equitable development, its leaders must be progressive thinkers.  Archbishop Stephen Marete of the National Independent Churches of Kenya urges leaders to know God’s heart, obey him and think about long term development processes to ensure that their communities and nations prosper. He noted that Israel […]

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International Peace Day 2015 will be marked on 21st September 2015 under the theme: ‘Partnerships for Peace, Dignity for All’ which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society to work together to strive for peace. The OAIC believes that this day is a reminder of the blessings in our calling as Christians […]

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