Amkeni Wakenya applies the Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Programming in all its activities. This is based on the fundamental principle that;
"…Applying a human rights-based approach to development will enable UNDP, the UN system, and its partners to enhance the effectiveness of their work through a focus on equality and nondiscrimination, accountability, justice, and transparency as the core of human development results."
HRBA focuses on giving people a say and a role in the activities, projects and programmes that target them or that are intended to affect them in one way or another. It empowers people to make their own decisions and acknowledges that for the fight against poverty and vulnerability to succeed, the poor and vulnerable need to be given a stake and a voice in the societies in which they live. While the HRBA may not necessarily change what we do, it does change how we do it.
Amkeni Wakenya’s programme development and implementation of activities is informed and overseen by a dynamic and inclusive governance structure._