Center for International Voluntary Service

Organization Description: 

CIVS is a development organization supporting community-based development in Kenya for more than 10 years. CIVS supports community-based programs by integrating micro-finance and enterprise services into health care (including child survival, water and sanitation, and HIV/AIDS), sustainable market-oriented agriculture, emergencies, rehabilitation and peace-building. CIVS strengthens the capacities of local community organizations to carry out all aspects and stages of program activities by providing technical and managerial support.

P.O. Box 824 - 00515 Buruburu, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, 00254
Mission Statement: 

CIVS is a non-profit agency formed in 1993, based in Kenya that offers innovative and competent support services to empower communities and organizations aimed at stimulating self-development initiatives among the disadvantaged; especially women as well as developing harmonious relations among people of different backgrounds and cultures.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

We believe that through God everything is possible and that we are ambassadors of Jesus Christ on Earth.

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