Rawalo Youth Development Foundation

Unverified non-profit organisation

Rawalo Youth Development Foundation (RYDF) was founded by development minded youth who came together to Marshall the locally available resources to improve environmental quality, reduce poverty and improve the livelihood of the Siaya County Community. RYDF was registered as a non-governmental youth organization committed to build, nurture restore and preserves the socio-economic and cultural environment of Siaya County to make Siaya County an epitome of development.


To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet sustainable environmental needs, encourage peace and promote understanding of sustainable development through Centre for Sustainable Development and Action on climate Change.

1. To promote economic empowerment and ensure meaningful participation of the community in poverty reduction.
2. To provide education and trainings in matters of sustainable development and climate change through networking and collaboration with other organization.
3. To promote effective solid waste management through proper dumping and sorting of wastes
4. To educate the general public on behavior change communication, prevention and management campaigns on HIV/AIDS, Drugs and drug abuse and life skills.
5. To empower Community and Individual action on matters related to sanitation
6. To come up with innovations that are geared towards elimination of processes and activities that are likely to endanger the environment; and to utilize the environment and natural resources for the benefit of the community- example, coming up with alternative forms of energy.
7. To campaign against traditions that hinder sustainable development and fight against climate change 8. To safeguard environmental protection rights

Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme (ASDSP) International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) International Potatoe Centre (CIP)World Vegetable Center, ArushaKenya Industrial Research Institute (KIRDI)Intern. Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CYMMIT) Participatory Approaches for Integrated Development (PAFID) Kenya Water for Health Organization (KWAHO) National Environment Management Authority of Kenya (NEMA) Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Kenya

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Education and training; Job...show all (7)