Driven by the broader objective to develop and nurture community groups, social movements, and federations for active and positive civic engagement in influencing social justice in Kenya. The program seeks to Strengthen the capacity of social movements into national and meaningful large actors to influence county and national policies for the benefit of the Urban Poor.
The program is the backbone that illustrates how cities become a theater of transformation, including the ways people come together, define a common agenda and collectively act to achieve their goals. Informed by PT’s theory of Change the program purposefully, organize groups into vibrant Social movements to create social change that strives to work toward a common goal. These groups are supported to attempting to or create change (Occupy civic spaces in the urban and rural areas) to resist change (anti-globalization movement), or to provide a political voice to those otherwise disenfranchised (civil rights movements).
These interventions entail the ongoing formation and animation of social movements to organize on their own issues working through ritual of bonding among movement members such as daily /weekly/monthly savings, tactical sessions, and exchange visits both vertical as well as horizontal as illustrated in the pictures below:
Federation building rituals