Indigenous Information Network

WE PROTECT, PROMOTE, EMPOWER AND BUILD CAPACITY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.

About Us

Who we are

Indigenous Information Network (IIN) works on both development issues that affect and impact on Indigenous Peoples and local communities with a main focus on women children youth and other vulnerable members of our communities. Indigenous information Network (IIN) recognizes that conservation and protection of Our Environment is key and plays an important role in our lives as it is that environment we depend on for survival. IIN is a non-profit, volunteer-run non-governmental organization (NGO) registered in the Republic of Kenya. The organization was founded in 1996 by a group of professionals in response to addressing the need for information through media and other channels about Indigenous Peoples, their livelihoods, and the challenges they

Our Mission

dissemination of information, environmental conservation activities, community development, and advocacy activities in support of Indigenous Peoples, women, girls and boys, youth and other isolated minorities in the region

Activities

December 2020

Viva girls trainings took place at Kiltamany,Ololulunga,Poroko,Oldonyo enkopit,Melelo,Naramum,,Oloimismis,Enoretet,Lolgorian and Marsabit were trained in December about  health reproductive rights,education issues,peer pressure,harmful cultural practices and poverty

September 2020

Women workshops took place at Narok county(Kilgoris and Ololulunga) and Namanga(Tanzania).The workshop was about community dialogue,economic empowerment and  Indigenous womens’ rights respectively

January 2021

The Indigenous Waata Community of Marsabit County, Kenya mapping out resources found in the areas where they live. They are now developing their bio cultural protocol.

They are deeply tucked in Mukogodu forest with only 3 living people with the ability to fluently speak the Yakunte language. Now, they are facing extinction despite their struggle to dicument much about their language