Kisumu Social Rights Association (KISORA)
Kisumu Social Rights Association (KISORA) is a community-based human rights network founded in 2007. Its aim is to fight against all forms of human rights violations. The organization is registered by Kisumu District Social Services.
To build a constituency of community-based groups in Kisumu in pursuit of grassroots empowerment, economic justice, democratic development and gender equality for a just and peaceful Kenya.
To organize residents of the people’s settlements (slums) to increase their participation in development by facilitating processes that are non-discriminatory, non-partisan, accessible, affordable, and promote the organizational structure of marginalized communities so that they can live a life of dignity and better their livelihoods.
KISORA has five core programs
- Court and Policy Advocacy
- Housing, Land and Eviction
- Savings and Loan Capacity Building
- Research and Documentation
- Railway Relocation Advocacy