PDO Kenya is a community-based mental health organization based in Nakuru, Kenya. It was formed and is run by mental health lived experience experts and specialists. We are driven by a passion for promoting wellness and assisting those affected to recover in dignity within their community. We are user-led both on the Board and at the executive. We are also youth-led with 90 percent of our staff aged 29 years and below.
Our main focus is; provision of psychiatric and psychological services, social support, mental health advocacy and awareness, and alcohol and drug rehabilitation.
To see people with mental illnesses and psycho-social disabilities participating in every aspect of economic, social, political and cultural life
To provide people with persons with mental health lived experience and addiction with to access professional help to gain confidence to lead independent and fulfilling social and professional lives
To promote mental health through service, advocacy, and education and assist people with mental illness in leading more productive and autonomous life.
We uphold the following core values, and consider them the foundation of our existence: