About Us

NAPAD is a Non-Governmental development organization that operates on a non-profit basis with principles and philosophy aimed at effective and sustainable community transformation.


NAPAD envisions a just, peaceful and prosperous society for all.


To promote sustainable peace and human development amongst vulnerable communities through the advancement of social, economic, ecological and political justice in the Horn of Africa.

Our Values

Transparency, Accountability Commitment to serve, Efficiency, Fairness and inclusivity, Non-partisan and Professionalism.

Our story

The organization was initially registered with the Ministry of Culture and Social Services in Kenya as a Community Based Organization (CBO) in 2004 and later changed its legal status to a Local Non- Governmental Organization (LNGO) in Somalia in 2006 and later in 2009 with the NGO Coordination Board of Kenya. NAPAD has offices in Elwak, Abudwak Garbaharrey, Dolow, Somalia, Mandera and Nairobi, Kenya.


NAPAD partners with local communities, local organizations, NGOs and International Organizations in sustainable development in Horn of Africa. NAPAD ensures that vulnerable and poverty stricken people, particularly the riverine, pastoral and agro-pastoral communities, enjoy peace, quality living conditions and sustainable development.

NAPAD is working on alleviating the livelihood impacts brought about by COVID-19 to at least 2.6 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kenya and Somalia who are at greatest risk. READ MORE -Stories - Video