Focus on arid and integrated development (fo-aid) is a community based on-governmental humanitarian and development organization. It operates on a not-for-profit, non-government basis with principles and philosophy aimed at effectively reaching its vision, mission and core values.
Fo-aid was established in the year 2009 as a non for profit organization by a group of highly motivated professionals who saw the need to improve the socio-economic conditions of the disadvantaged communities in north eastern region with particular emphasis on marginalized groups to alleviate human suffering which was on its peak at the time following devastating drought and other natural disasters which resulted in large scale starvation of thousands of pastoralists communities becoming idps. Foaid areas of specialization include peace building, counter violence extremism (cve) and governance and human rights. Foaidalso implements programs that accelerate development of the poor populations in rural / urban areas to increase employment opportunities and reduce poverty.
Since its inception fo-aid has continued to work with the poor and the less fortunate groups in north eastern region and gained substantial experience in community development programs, while at the same time building good working relationship with both local communities considering gender mainstreaming in all our programs,fo-aid has currently offices in wajir county and elwak in Mandera county as well.