Community Based Organization (CBO) in Kenya.
A community based organization (CBO) is a registered non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization.
Within community-based organizations (CBOs), there are many variations in terms of size and organizational structure. Some community-based organization (CBOs) with a written constitution and directors are formally registered and incorporated. Others are much smaller and informal, are registered by the Department of Gender and Social Development.
For a community-based organization (CBO) to be registered in Kenya through the Department of Gender and Social Services, a registration form must be duly filled and signed by; the chief of the location where the CBO operates or the Assistant chief of the sub location where the CBO operates, The department of Gender and Social Services and Division social development committee.
The requirements for registration of a Community based organization (CBO) are as follows:
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- Minutes of the meeting seeking registration and showing elected officials.
- List of members duly signed with name, position, id number and signatures.
- CBOs BY-LAWS/RULES
- Amalgamation-memorandum of understanding where applicable.
- Registration fee.
Once registered the community based organization shall be required to submit half year progress report to the registering authority and also allow accessibility of its records.
Briantony International Consultancy offers registration services for CBOs. You will be required to fill the registration form and provide the necessary documents. We will complete the registration process for you at an affordable price. We can also incorporate the Community-Based Organization (CBO) for the larger and more formal CBOs. Once registered the community-based organization qualify to become a member of Community-based organizations.