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Call for Entries: 5th Annual Resident Associations Excellence Awards

  The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) has organized the 5th Annual Resident Associations Excellence Awards (ARAEA) to identify, reward and celebrate Resident Associations that have demonstrated exemplary performance in promoting access to better services and championing the interests of their members. The awards are informed by the fact that Resident Associations play a very …

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Africa Climate Summit: Kara holds side event to amplifying community voice and actions in the climate change agenda

The effects of climate change in urban areas and their impact on residents require the community’s collective action and commitment within the framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Climate-related risks are rising and demand an inclusive and participatory approach that ensures no one is left behind in local and national environmental agendas. KARA hosted a …

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Kara holds forum in Mombasa to enhance public awareness on sustainable waste management and circular economy practices

The Sustainable Waste Management Act 2022 provides for a shift in waste management from linear to circular system and it is expected that the practice of waste separation will be embraced right from the household level. However, there is still low level of awareness on the roles and responsibilities of various actors and the opportunities …

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New cities should avoid mistakes made by older ones like Nairobi

This week, Eldoret town is in the spotlight as county governors meet to mark 10 years of devolution. But the spotlight on the “City of Champions”, as it is fondly known, won’t fade away with the end of the devolution conference. The greatest news most residents of the town in particular and Uasin Gishu County …

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MoU signed by KEPRO and KARA on Sustainable Waste Management at the Residential Organizations Level.

The Kenya Extended Producer Responsibility Organisation (KEPRO) and the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that seeks to pave way for collaborative efforts between the two organizations in embedding the principles of sustainable waste management in various neighborhoods across the country. The agreement was formally executed by KEPRO’s Chief …

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Stakeholders convene to harmonize recommendations to be presented at the UNHA II.

Stakeholders convene to harmonize recommendations to be presented at the United Nation Habitat Assembly II (UNHA II). Kara joined hands with the National Habitat Committee, Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP), University of Nairobi, Habitat for Humanity, SDGs Kenya Forum, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Government of Kenya, and UN-Habitat to organize a stakeholders dialogue forum aimed at …

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Counties urged to turn waste into wealth through efficient, circular management systems

Counties urged to turn waste into wealth through efficient, circular management systems Kara participated in the inaugural Eastern Africa Waste is Wealth Conference held from 6th to 8th June 2023 at Trademark Hotel in Nairobi. The theme of the event was “Promoting Effective Waste Management Practices for Environmental Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation.” The three-day Conference was …

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