Association of Kenya Ethiopia Friends

On a mission to strengthen bilateral service delivery through empowerment, engagement and strategic relations. At AKEF, we are driven to open the Northern Frontier and enhance trade in both countries, free movement of goods and services will increase cohesion and nature friendly attitude and reduce insecurity.

Become a member

About Us

Association of Kenya-Ethiopian Friends (AKEF) is a non-profit making organization that was created to strengthen the existing bilateral relationship through engagement, empowerment and strategic development for a mutual benefit for Kenyans and Ethiopians

More about us
about us

Our Mission

To strengthen the existing bilateral relationship through engagement, empowerment and strategic development for a mutual benefit for Kenyans and Ethiopians

Our vision

To promote peace, friendship and development between Kenya and Ethiopia.

Our core Values

Integrity

Integrity

Inclusivity

Inclusivity

Fairness

Fairness

Teamwork

Teamwork

AKEF team

Our People

Association of Kenya-Ethiopian Friendship has a functional program administration structure with a Secretary-General (CEO), Program Director, Managers and Coordinators and a Finance and Administrative unit. It also has a fully functioning and policy responsive Secretariat working under an Advisory Board which provides strategic leadership for the organization. The Board membership is composed of people with a wealth of knowledge and experience in diverse areas and is balanced fairly between genders.

View Leadership

AKEF Development Lens

These are the identified areas of focus that form the human transformational development lens of AKEF. The areas have been translated into sectoral strategic development objectives.

Programs

In order to achieve our Vision, AKEF has put in place a Mission to mobilize through strategic partnerships, a progressive group of individuals, communities and institutions constructively engaged in the corporate advocacy for the rights and obligations of Ethiopian communities living or working in Kenya as well as those born to Kenyans or in Kenya, but still lack official identity. The Vision is guided by five programs components:

exchange program

Exchange Programs

The association iscommitted to providing opportunities for exchange programs for students andprofessionals in different fields. This will ensure exchange of knowledge,leadership and strengthen bilateral ties and integration.

trade between kenya and ethiopia

Trade and cohesion

This will ensureexchange of ideas between businesses in the two nations such as the Jua KaliSector and therefore boost economic cooperation and cohesion between the two.

employment and intership

Employment and internship opportunities

AKEF will provide and support an enabling environment for employment and internship exchange opportunities between the two Nations through recommendations to different institutions.

sports and culture

Sports and Culture

The two nations boast of a vibrant and rich sports and culture activities. This is a great common ground for the two nations to build on each other’s priorities through training on sports and mentorship for the integration of the cultures.

Become a Member

Join us to be part of our mission to promote peace, friendship and development between Kenya and Ethiopia. Association of Kenya-Ethiopian Friends (AKEF) is a non-profit making organization that was created to strengthen the existing bilateral relationship through engagement, empowerment and strategic development for a mutual benefit for Kenyans and Ethiopians.

Register

Follow us

Upcoming events