Our Mission

We are an african founded and led organization working in a very different way than most. We believe that development must come from within, not outside African communities. That it is Africans themselves who must determine Africa’s future.

together, we can change lives.

News and Updates

Want to learn more about who we are, what we do, our impact and how you can get involved? Read our blog posts and news updatesdownload our various reports and publications, and browse through our photo and video gallery. If you still want to know more, get in touch!

How Adeso is Changing the Story

Year by year, with your support, we have grown steadily, developing and strengthening our relationships with communities on the ground. We have expanded our work, first within Somalia and then to Kenya and South Sudan.

With your support, this is how we changed the story in 2015.


people were empowered through unconditional cash transfers

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people gained access to clean drinking water, hygiene and sanitation

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people were mobilized to rehabilitate their environment

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people accessed training, tools and seeds

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Where We Work


Adeso currently works throughout Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan. While our office headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya, we have field teams and offices located strategically throughout these three countries, as well as liaison offices in London, UK, and Washington DC, USA.
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Photo Galleries

A picture is worth a thousand words. this is our story!