The Collaborative Centre for Gender and Development (CCGD) is a membership Non Governmental Organization which was started in Kenya in 1995 and registered in 1996. CCGD’s activities are county, national and regional (East, Horn, Central and Southern Africa) based.

The CCGD membership consists of men and women from multi disciplinary backgrounds, equipped with gender sensitization, analysis, programming and advocacy skills. They are drawn from government ministries, universities, private sector and NGOs. The members provide services in their diverse areas of expertise, when called upon to do so.


  • To mainstream gender equality, non discrimination and respect for diversity.
  • To resource and facilitate programmes that focus on mainstreaming gender in the development processes.
  • To promote institutional accountability to gender responsive governance and equitable development
  • To illuminate gender based inequalities through research, documentation, publication and dissemination.
  • To lobby and advocate for rights and empowerment of women and girls.
  • To promote gender responsive capacity building and institutional development in planning, programming, management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • To strengthen internal institutional capacity in governance, management, programming, resource mobilization and achievement of efficiency and effectiveness in the implementation of the strategic plan.

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The Centre | Collaborative Centre for Gender and Development

Muguga Green Road, Off Waiyaki Way

(Behind New Safaricom House),

House #331, Westlands

P.O. Box 27559-00506,

Nairobi, Kenya.

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Tel: (020) 2252058 Cell phone: 0736-474556