The International Child Resource Institute – Africa (ICRI) is the East African affiliate of the International Child Resource Institute – US. US based in Berkeley, California, USA.
ICRI-Africa is registered as an International NGO (INGO) in Kenya.
ICRI-Africa overseas programs in Africa. ICRI has worked extensively in Africa for more than 20 years and has carried out projects on child, family and youth related issues in Ghana, Kenya, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda, Swaziland and South Africa.
The establishment of the ICRI-Africa office in 2005 allowed ICRI to continue its work in Africa and to build long-term systems at the local levels that will enhance information sharing and maximize the use of previously tested models, best practices, and innovative resources, thereby creating programs that provide maximum benefit for children, youth and families in Africa.
The ICRI-Africa office is run and operated by Kenyans who have extensive experience working both in the region and around the world. The ICRI HQ staff and consultants provide back-stopping to the ICRI-Africa office.
History of ICRI International The International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) is an international organization committed to improving the lives of children and families throughout the world, enabling them to survive and to succeed.
ICRI was founded in 1981 to draw together, link, analyze and share information on programs serving children and families throughout the world. This linkage then allowed ICRI to refine and reproduce programs of proven success.
ICRI now provides consultation and technical assistance, implements new projects, and delivers resource, referral, and information services to local and international groups. ICRI’s philosophy is to maximize the use of previously tested models, best practices, and innovative resources, thereby bringing the best from around the world to each consultation or project for maximum benefit to children and their families.
To learn more about the International Child Resource Institute (ICRI), please visit our international website at www.icrichild.org