An equitable society in which all marginalized communities engage in development through initiatives that naturally leverage on innovation and technology.


Support aspiring Kenyan entrepreneurs to build successful enterprises that contribute to sustainable development.


We operate with transparency and weighing ourselves against the highest standards of integrity and professional ethics.


We always encourage curiosity and creative ideas to generate sustainable solutions for our communities.


Constantly improve by seeing solutions from the “Glass Half Full” perspective to better focus on delivering lasting success.

Team work

We synergize the collective experiences, unique talents and skills of our teams to drive positive impact in our work.


We embrace ambitious global goals, integrating its principles in our work to make the world cleaner, safer and inclusive for all, today and tomorrow.

Who We Work With

CEDI’s  work is concentrated where most of Kenya’s marginalised live; rural & informal settlements. Currently, we are active in 4 of Kenya’s 8 Regions, that is, Nairobi, Nyanza, Eastern and Coastal parts of Kenya.
  • Private sectoral business lobbies groups, associations and federations
  • County & National
  • Governments including those in Nairobi, Central, Turkana, Kajiado, isiolo, Embu, Mombasa, Kisumu and Migori.
  • Development Financial Institutions.
  • Government Agencies; Constituencies Development Fund (CDF),Women & Youth Enterprises Fund.
  • Civil Society Groups and Organizations.
  • Community-Based Organizations.
  • Faith-Based Groups.

Who We Serve


We collaborate with partners to co-create innovative solutions that accelerate achievement of inclusive and affordable education for every child in Kenya. Our belief is that education is a powerful tool for achieving the global goals.


We enhance livelihoods, resilience and dignity of women by working creatively and aggressively to help them get equal access to education, decent jobs, and financial resources that will improve their incomes and opportunities.


We work with young people to build self-confidence, teach them important business skills, assist them in identifying available market opportunities, and help them seek meaningful livelihoods through entrepreneurship or employment.