Indigenous Resource Management Organization (IREMO) is a registered non-government and nonprofit civil society organization based in Marsabit County. In 2013 a group of like-minded pastoralist women and men, got together to establish an organization, for addressing the most urgent and pressing needs of the people of Marsabit County. The organization particularly targets women, children, youths and person living with disability
The type of activities undertaken by the organization ranges from advocacy to capacity building, with focus remaining on the deprived and marginalized segments of the society. Whereas in terms of operations what characterizes IREMO’s functioning are its efforts to (a) enlist involvement of the locals when initiating activities at the grass root level; and (b) mobilize women, girls and indigenous communities for improving income base at household level, bringing peace, tolerance, and development in society.
IREMO enjoys a diverse portfolio, characterized by partnership with organizations like The Christensen Fund -TCF, The Girl Generation-TGG, Local to Global -L2GP, Christian Aid through consortium with CIFA, Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance- PACJA, and GREEN AFRICA.
A healthy and enlightened communities with capacity to ensure the livelihood security and protection of fundamental human rights for all its members sustainably, and equitably.
To promote social justice of indigenous communities, through a value system based, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.
The goal of IREMO is to contribute in improving the living standard of the vulnerable communities of Marsabit through community mobilization, capacity building, advocacy & strengthening of institutions at the grass root level.