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Education as part of the development of the person is very much part of the mission of the church. Caritas Ngong education programme has taken this very seriously since its inception. The education program is growing very fast, many church owned schools both primary and secondary are coming up in our parishes and number of catholic sponsored schools is also increasing due to the confidence the community has with the church.

Conflict management and peace building.

  1. We have managed to visit some parishes and create awareness. Two deaneries i.e. Loitokitok and Kilgoris have been reached and workplans developed. Kilgoris deanery has been funded by fastenopfer.
  2. Justice and peace coordinator trained on DO NO HARM workshop by Fastenopfer
  3. Some conflict issues have been noted in some of our parishes espcially Narok south and Kilgoris constituencies.
  4. Human wildlife conflict noted in Kajiado County

Health Programs

The overall goal: To facilitate the provision of quality health care services in the Catholic Diocese of Ngong through ensuring effective management of health facilities, health service provision, lobby and advocate for support by 2015.

To achieve the above goal, the following strategies are employed:

  1. Community mobilization and participation in management of health care.
  2. Networking/ linkage with other relevant health care providers.
  3. Lobbying and advocacy towards the Government of Kenya to implement Kenya Essential Package for Health (KEPH) fully and provide personnel and supply drugs to Diocesan sponsored health facilities.
  4. Upgrading infrastructure and equipment’s of health care facilities.
  5. Improving the health facility management capacity.


The K-SHIP project was started in 2015 and is being implemented by Caritas Ngong; the sub-grantee Narok South Sub-County, through funding from Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)/Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) and executed by AMREF Health Africa.

It is one of the road maps by the Kenya Ministry of Health for attaining open defecation free status by 2020 in the whole country. The project targets household hygiene and sanitation through increase of latrine coverage, using Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach, which has seen several villages declared ODF since devolvement of health services.

The overall aim of Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Program (K-SHIP) is to contribute towards the broader goal of poverty eradication, health and environmental improvement, gender equality and long term social and economic development. 

K-SHIP is currently being implemented in 11 counties in the country, and it is towards realization of the National ODF Kenya Campaign, 2020 Framework, domesticating the Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Policy, 2016-2030 and the Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Strategic Framework (KESSF) 2016-2020 in each county.