1.0 Introduction



The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of national and regional Lutheran denominations headquartered in the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The federation was founded in the Swedish city of Lund in the aftermath of the Second World War in 1947 to coordinate the activities of the many differing Lutheran churches.

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the LWF. The LWF Kenya Somalia program has been active in northwest Kenya in the Kakuma Refugee Camp since the camp was established in 1992. In Turkana West Sub County, the program has been implementing host community projects since December 1999. In 2008, the UNHCR invited the program to start operations in Dadaab Refugee Camps. In 2017 the program opened an office in Kismayu, Somalia, responding to the drought and in support of Internally Displaced, local populations and Somali refugees returning home.

LWF Kenya-Somalia Program implemented part of the Project Emergency response, early recovery and resilience building for drought affected populations in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia (Project ID HEA 221 ) . For more details please  see link .


The portion of the grant that LWF Kenya Somalia Program implemented was funded through various partners under the ACT Alliance to the tune of USD 337,000 for the period 12 June 2022 to 12 December 2023.


LWF Kenya-Somalia Program is therefore inviting Expressions of Interest from eligible audit firms to offer financial audit services for the entire Project Period