Ennda Major Components & Corporate Social Responsibility:



To be the leading organization, in providing sustainable, and equitable integrated development


To promote sustainable and equitable integrated development in the Ewaso Ng’iro North River Basin and its catchment area through integrated development planning, research and studies, implementation of integrated/multipurpose programmes and projects and establishment of resource based enterprises.


>>:Integrity -Honesty and sincerity are an integral part of our operations. We shall uphold these through strict adherence to the moral principles underlying all our policies.

>>:Equity-We are committed to acting in an impartial, fair and just manner.

>>:Team spirit-We treat one another with respect and communicate openly. We create a workplace that fosters community, respects, and uniqueness of each person, promotes employee participation to ensure their full contribution and appreciate the value of multiple perspectives and diverse expertise.

>>:Reliability-In all our undertakings, we make an effort to be reliable and dependable.

>>:Innovativeness & Creativity-We thrive on creativity and ingenuity. We seek the innovations and ideas that can bring a positive change to the basin. We value creativity that is focused, data-driven, and continuously-improving based on results.

>>:Professionalism-We shall be patriotic to the cause of the ENNDA and be guided by professional ethics in all our undertakings.

>>:Gender Parity-Equal representation of women and men is our hall mark. We believe men and women have equal value and should be accorded equal treatment; empowering women is our indispensable tool for advancing development and reducing poverty.


The functions of the Authority as stipulated in sub section 8 of the Act are as follows:

(a) To plan for the development of the Area and initiate project activities identified from such planning in the Area through the Government generally.

(b) To develop an up-to-date long-range development plan for the Area.

(b) To develop an up-to-date long-range development plan for the Area.

(c) To initiate such studies, and carry out such surveys, of the Area as may be considered necessary by the Government or the Authority, and to assess alternative demands within the Area on the natural resources thereof, and to initiate, operate or implement such projects as may be necessary to exploit those natural resources including agriculture (both irrigated and rainfed), forestry, wildlife and tourism industries, electric power generation, mining, and fishing, and to recommend economic priorities.

(d) To co-ordinate the various studies of schemes within the area such that human, water, animal, land and other resources are utilized to the best advantage and to monitor the design and execution of planned projects within the Area.

e) To effect a programme of both monitoring and evaluating the performance of projects within the Area so as to improve such performance and establish responsibility thereof, and to improve future planning

(f) To co-ordinate the present abstraction and use of natural resources, especially water, within the Area and to set up an effective monitoring of abstraction and usage;

(g) To cause and effect the construction of any works deemed necessary for the protection and utilization of the water and soils of the Area

(h) To ensure that landowners in the Area undertake all the measures specified by the Authority to protect the water and soils of the Area.

(i)To identify, collect, collate and correlate all such data related to the use of the water and other resources and also economic and related activities within the Area as may be necessary for the efficient forward planning of the Area.

(j) To maintain a liaison between the Government, the private sector and other interested agencies in the matter of the development of the Area with a view to limiting the duplication of effort and to ensuring the best use of the available technical resources.

(k) To examine the hydrological and ecological effects of the development programmes and evaluate how they affect the economic activities of the persons dependent on river environment.

(l) To consider all aspects of the development of the Area and its effects on the rivers inflow and outflow.

Ennda's Major components:

Natural resource management

A) Water Resource Management

i. Borehole drilling

ii. Earth dam / pans/ weird/ shallow wells

iii. Rain water harvesting technology

iv. Capacity building

B) Environmental conservation

i. Catchment and riparian conservation

ii. Spring protection

iii. Gums and resins production and conservation

iv. Tree nursery

v. Capacity building

C) Affordable Housing project

i. Bricks production

ii. Capacity building of Youth and women groups

D) Camel Milk Production project through research

E) ENNDA Machineries and equipment

F) Corporate social responsibility

G) Collaborative initiatives with other partners

H) Board of Directors


I) Training of staff on cross cutting issues i.e HIV/AIDS



The Ewaso Ng’iro North Development Authority (ENNDA) is a statutory Development Organization that has been providing various Development Programs and services within its mandate areas in ten Counties namely: Isiolo, Nyeri, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Samburu, Meru, Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera and Garissa.

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ENNDA is committed to ensuring quality and timely implementation of development projects geared towards satisfying the needs and expectations of our customers as per our mandate.

ENNDA will develop long-term trust relationships with our customers and other stakeholders by further fulfilling social responsibilities to achieve management that pursues the needs of our customers.

ENNDA’s priority is to create social value through development by doing the following:

・Seek to provide innovative means and services that make our customers happy

・Continue to make efforts to help the community needs

・Continuously promote social contribution activities

・Enhance collaboration with stakeholders on ways to address social demands quickly.

It is important for the Authority’s long-term success to address these issues. To realize the success, we must tackle them while considering expectations from society, in addition to customers' requests, as opportunities for development and management risks.



· Developing good working relationship with our customers

· Giving timely information to our customers

· Give services that meets customer’s expectation

· Communicate effective fullness through technology like e-procurement


·Upholding integrity and corruption free environment

· Ensuring diversity of human resources

· Support staff through social welfare programme

· Talent development

· Work Safety and health programme

ENNDA staff training on corruption and integrity by EACC official

ENNDA staff and Family members training on HIV/AIDS

ENNDA staff training on Fire and safety measures


· Social contribution activities through the following community projects: -

1.1) Tullu Roba Mosque borehole

1.2) KMTC Isiolo

1.3) Cherab borehole

1.4) Godha borehole – Bute

1.5) Three month drilling exercise in Nyandaru County

1.6) Water tracking – Modogashe and Sericho Isiolo County

1.7) Water tracking during religious events at Garbatulla – IJitmah 26th -29th December 2019

1.8) Provision of drinking water to community in Chechelesi and Tullu Roba in Isiolo town

ENNDA Water browser delivering water to Wajir community during the drought period


3.1) Supported group with bricks making machine to Taibotu Youth group

Training of youths in bricks making at Taiboto Garba Tulla, Isiolo County


4.1) Camel bull breeding for one year

ENNDA camel male bull at show ground
Training of women in Isiolo by ENNDA of entrepreneurship skills
Drilling borehole In Meru County
Livestock drinking water in wajir


2.1) Provision of farm machineries in Nyandarua County

2.2) Capacity building on water users association on food security

Drilling Community boreholes in Nyandarua County
Fishing in Kiangok dam constructed by ENNDA in Samburu County
Livestock extension services by ENNDA


5.1) Training of 30 youth and women groups on entrepreneurship skills in collaboration with National Counter Terror Centre (NCTC)

5.2) Empowering women and youth groups on water resource management in Samburu County.

Provision of drinking water for wajir community
Farmers extension services along Isiolo river by ENNDA
Training women and youth groups in Samburu
ENNDA camel carvan involved in awareness creation on importance of River Ewaso Ng’iro