About Us

Ustadi promotes capacity development (CD) and improves access to information as well as capacity support of its clients to; Market know-how; Technical, business and professional services; financial support and procurement and grant management.

USTADI was started by SNV, HIVOS and 18 other organizations promoting capacity development initiatives in Kenya. USTADI is part of a Global Network.

We are among LCDFs’ are involved in facilitating Capacity Development Services (CDS) especially for enterprise development at both the national and sub national levels (rural) level.

Our Mission

To empower communities through optimally functional Local Capacity Development Markets

Our Vision

 To work with youth and women to promote demand and supply of innovative and catalytic capacity development services for improved livelihoods and wealth creation

Women and Development

Our Programs are inclusive and forward looking. We capacity build women to enable the future of families.

Youth Groups

We are proud of the youth groups we support, from facilitation of grants to job creation as a result of networking and proper framework provision.

Market Linkages

We link farmers to markets, directly and via market events that provide a market for both our beneficiary farmers and other partners.

Enterprise Acceleration

Our wholistic enterprise acceleration approach provides business solutions, capacity building and a huge pool of professionals to help businesses achieve their goals.