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

February 2021

The Indigenous Women celebrated women’s day in counties such as Turkana,Samburu,Narok(Ololulunga an Kilgoris).The women in Turkana came up with a declaration to continue with their advocay plan.

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.

Indigenous Women from Samburu Community, Kenya singing their traditional praise song to mark the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration.

Community Service among Indigenous Women.

Poverty can rampage a community but others survey more than others. The good thing about the  Indigenous women is that they care and think of working together and collectively take responsibility to help each other, This is  something that many may not understand.Rebecca Ngurianyang from Morpus village in West pokot mobilised women in her community to help this old grandmother wasted by poverty with her grandchildren.
Watch the video for more; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO0hUqRNQ7A

Morpus Village,West Pokot county