Dexis Wins USAID Contract to Strengthen Local Organizations in Kenya

September 30, 2019

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Technical Area
  • Institutional Strengthening

Washington, D.C. – Dexis announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $16 million contract to provide organizational development support to local development organizations in Kenya.

USAID’s Journey to Self-Reliance (J2SR) and 2020 U.S. Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) strategy calls for countries to increase their capacity to plan, finance, and implement their development activities effectively, inclusively, and with accountability to move towards sustainability. Dexis will strengthen the role and capacity of local development organizations, existing local Kenyan entities, and local governments.

“Supporting local organizations in Kenya is not a new thing for USAID. What makes this activity compelling is its tight link to the Agency’s J2SR initiative. Dexis is thrilled to be given this level of responsibility to shape the outcomes for organizations in Kenya and be a model for locations worldwide,” said Mihir Desai, Chief Executive Officer.

Dexis will apply the proven Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) methodology developed by USAID and exemplified by the Learning and Knowledge Management Support Project (LEARN) contract currently managed by the Dexis. The work will involve identifying and prioritizing partners, adapting existing industry-standard assessment tools, conducting initial targeted collaborative assessments, and developing individualized implementation plans with each organization, or entity.

Dexis is a global professional services firm focused on solving pressing challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more resilient, secure, and prosperous world. In the last three years alone, more than 500 Dexis professionals have worked in 90 countries, supporting programs in development, diplomacy and national security.

Note to Editors: On behalf of the American people, USAID promotes and demonstrates democratic values abroad, and advances a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. In support of America’s foreign policy, USAID leads the U.S. government’s international development and disaster assistance through partnerships and investments that save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people emerge from humanitarian crises and progress beyond assistance.

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