PROTECT, PROMOTE, EMPOWER AND BUILD CAPACITY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
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 face as they struggle to exist. The organization has been involved in 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. IIN works directly with indigenous groups from rural areas to address issues in the following areas:
Indigenous Information Network IIN, believes that information is empowering. Engaging the communities and keeping them informed on different development activities and happenings around them is crucial. We do this by helping to set recourse centers and conducts person in every community to help reach out and share any development and social issues that concerns them. IIN engages in networking and information sharing between the indigenous peoples of Africa and form other regions as set out by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues UNPFII. IIN continues to use the social media and other forms of communication and information sharing – Nomadic News and newsletters helps updates and promotes different communities to make use as many channels available to them.