38 year-old Mary Asingila harvests vegetables from the Allmach demonstration farm in Isiolo County, Kenya. Photo Credit: Janet Adongo, ©Adeso

Adeso is a humanitarian and development organization that is changing the way people think about and deliver aid in Africa.

WE KNOW THAT THE PEOPLE WE WORK WITH EVERY DAY HAVE IT WITHIN THEM TO CHANGE THEIR OWN LIVES. ALL THEY NEED IS A LITTLE HELP. 

 

Mission and Vision



Our vision is of an Africa that is not dependent on aid, but on the resourcefulness and capabilities of its people.

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History

For over 20 years, Adeso has been working at the roots of African communities to build a stronger and more resilient Africa.

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Our Network



As a catalyst and convener, partnership is central to Adeso's identity and ways of working. Together we can change the story.

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Our Founder



Born into a nomadic pastoralist family in Somalia, Fatima Jibrell's story is one of love for her people and the environment that supports their way of life.

Read Fatima`s story here
 

Leadership



We're proud of the diversity of our team, whether African, expatriate or Diaspora who have returned to their nation of birth.
 
 

Publications



Search our Reports and Publications section to discover how Adeso is working in partnership to create lasting change  in Africa.

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