Siaya Muungano Network (SIMUN) is a youth led women’s right and youth development organization working as a Community-Based Organisation (CBO), not-for-profit and mainly dedicated to ensuring women and youth voices are amplified in spheres of development, governance and decision making from the community to county level.
Siaya Muungano Network was registered on 12th July 2013 under the laws of
Kenya as a Community-Based Organisation in the department of social services with registration number- SC/SYA/TW/CBO/0012. It focuses on advocacy, building women and youth movements at the grass root, facilitating community forums and discussions in various spheres of development and public participation, budget advocacy and accountability and championing for women inclusion in decision making and governance.
The organisation believes in working with marginalized groups in the society; those who are disturbed by the character of mainstream processes that elude the comprehension of most people. The formation of Siaya Muungano Network was driven by the need to implement vibrant programs that would impact the greatest change in the lives of communities and their organized structures in Siaya county and its neighborhood based on relationships which capitalize on the use of alternative strategies in order to build a just society.
The organisation main goal is to support simple community efforts in order to build a sustaining society and to raise the competency of community institutions and their representatives in advancing people’s voices and inclusion.