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Lchokuti Foundation draws its name from the Samburu word meaning “herder/grazer/pastoralist”.
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[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Mission: To create funds for everyone to work towards their dreams and to empower, assist and enable them through exposure and informed decision making  to choose and reach their goals and lifestyle without being forced into any practice they don’t want to engage in. To eradicate poverty in a self-sufficient way through education.


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[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Main Goals: Empowerment of the local community to alleviate poverty, improve quality of life and achieve general development through facilitation of knowledge, life skills, advice and other assistance both in the formal and informal education sector.


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This foundation targets pastoralist communities which usually show a high degree of illiteracy and poverty. It was established in 2016 after recognizing the main issues of concern affecting the area of Merille town, Rendille tribe, but might in future be expanded to other pastoralist tribes in Northern Kenya. It aims to aid communities to develop in personal, social and economic aspects and abstain from  harmful practices in order to grant everybody, be it child or adult, a life respecting basic human rights and needs.
In order to achieve development effectively, we promote education, business and health, ultimately resulting in wealth, higher standard of living, more civilized thinking and increased economic ability. This is more self-sufficient than merely supplying communities with financial help or food.
We try to preserve culture as much as possible, as long as it is not contradictory to the core beliefs of the foundation.
Lchokuti Foundation
Pastoralists on the Move