Community Focus Group International

About Us

Community Focus Group (CFG) was founded June 21st, 2000.


 ​Our mission is to Inform, Connect, and Mobilize our Community to realizing their Human Rights and to promote Sustainable Livelihoods. Our Vision is for a Just, Free, and Equitable Kenya, and our Goal is to cause Individual change in the Members of our Community. 


Community Focus Group (CFG) ​has wide experience working in Kenyan Communities. The 2007/2008 Post-Election Violence in Kenya were 350,000 were Displaced, exposed the Vulnerability of Youth especially Young Boys and Men to Political Incitement and over 200,000 Girls and Women, in many ways made Vulnerable to GBV as their Rights were Violated. In response to the situation in our Country,

Community Focus Group (CFG) with Funding by UNDP from 2010-2014, Community Focus Group (CFG)​ organized County level Performing Arts Festivals using Storytelling and Capacity Building Workshops for Youth who were the major Perpetrators of the Violence. During this Project, Community Focus Group (CFG) ​also organized Public Forums, Counseling, and Legal Aid Clinics for those who had suffered Violations.

This Project was located in Five Counties:

Nairobi County:  Dandora, Huruma, Mukuru, and Kayole

Nakuru County: Kaptembwa, Free Area, White House, Kihingo, and London

Naivasha Town of Kamere and Town Center

Kisumu County: Kondele and Tom Mboya

Uasin Gishu County: Eldoret Town, Kisumu Ndogo, and Kapsatwek.

Community Focus Group (CFG) worked with 250 Youth, Women, and Theatre groups in all these areas and managed to achieve our Objectives: Educate, Reconcile, Communicate, and Preach Peace. 

We now are expanding as Community Focus Group (CFG) International.

Board List
Michael H. Drucker, U.S. Representative & CIO
Veronika Müller Mäder, Switzerland Representative

Staff List
Pamela Ateka, Executive Director
Ms. Olivia Anyango Ogada, Project Officer
Frank Walukwe, Legal

CFG Wall OF Honor

Community Focus Group Centre Project

COVID -19 Community Prevention Hygiene Project

Climate Change Justice and Conservation Using Arts

Our Video on Working in the Community

I am the National Chairperson/Director - WIDAG-Kenya Women In Democracy And Governance.

I am a Member of - FIDA-KENYA Women Leadership Academy.


Community Focus Group (CFG) carries out Capacity building and Empowerment Workshops. Last year alone we organized training Workshops for 250 Theatre groups from Five Counties in Kenya (Eldoret, Kisumu, Nakuru, Naivasha, and Nairobi) underscoring the following pertinent issues:

  • Human Rights
  • Theatre of Development
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Peace Building
  • Economic Empowerment


Community Focus Group (CFG) has implemented Projects in Partnership with:

UNDPHIVOS-NetherlandsGSK-Positive ActionAlliance FrançoisViiV Healthcare, BonVoyage, Bonsante Consulting, Christ Harvesters International, Australian Storytelling Guild, and Tongues Wagging Canada, among other Development Partners.

HIFA welcomes Community Focus Group (Kenya) as a new supporting Organization.

Awarded Letters for successful completion of Projects and other Letters of support by Past and Recent Funders.

Forum For Woman in Development, Democracy & Justice


Ministry of Interior


The 2019 .ORG Impact Award for the category .ORG Community Group of the Year went to Community Focus Group (CFG). 

From the Award: Based in Kenya, CFG helps the community raise funds for mentoring programs that help teenage mothers. The organization also develops programs that assit with school fees for HIV Orphans and other vulnerable children in the Kayole community in Nairobi, Kenya.

I am now a Councilor on the Public Interest Registry Council.

Africa Woman Summit - AWS 2023 Award Winner

Pamela Atek, Nairobi - Women in Politics

We hope this email finds you in high spirits. We want to take a moment to extend our heartfelt congratulations on winning the prestigious AWS award. This is truly an incredible achievement and a testament to your exceptional work and dedication.

Your remarkable accomplishments and unwavering commitment to excellence have not gone unnoticed. The Award is a well-deserved recognition of your talent, perseverance, and the impact you have made in your field. Your talent and hard work have made a lasting impact, and this award is a fitting acknowledgment of your remarkable achievements.

May this award serve as a reminder of the remarkable talent you possess and the incredible impact you have made. We wish you continued success in all your future endeavors, and we look forward to witnessing your continued growth and accomplishments.