The strategies for Northern Development (SND), is a registered local Non-Governmental Organization working with nomadic pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya (Marsabit, Mandera and Wajir Counties). SND got registered with NGO coordination board as a fully-fledged NGO on 6th of December 2007. SND envisions building resilient and empowered pastoralist communities who are in control of their lives and livelihoods. SND’s mission statement is to enhance pastoralist communities’ resilience to poverty shocks, climate extremes and its impacts through secured livelihoods, access to affordable quality education and Health care services as well as peace and good governance.