I am grateful to GROOTS Kenya, I now own land because they empowered me

In my community, several women have also adopted new farming technologies and have increased production levels. GROOTS Kenya has also fostered peace among us because people from different tribes now interact with one another and we see each other as sisters, and more women are now in leadership which means that men are beginning to appreciate the role of women in leadership.

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Champions Mark World Environment Day in Style

GROOTS Kenya champions from Kiambu, Kakamega, Laikipia and Mathare celebrated this year’s World Environment Day with a series of activities designed to promote a cleaner, safer environment for their communities. Starting them off on Wednesday, 31st May 2017, Laikipia...

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“GROOTS Kenya recognized my leadership potential, and invested in building my capacity”

GROOTS Kenya recognized my leadership potential, and invested in building my capacity through various trainings….Within six months, I was able to articulate key issues and priorities in the mining sector including the mining laws…. Government officials now consult me on mining related matters and I am often invited to county government meetings to speak on the same. I hope to mentor and empower more women in the sector.
Mary Alwanyi- grassroots woman leader from Kakamega, widow and mother

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Supporting Women Aspirants

More than 2000 women affiliated to GROOTS Kenya are in various committees, boards and key decision making positions. These include school boards, water boards, constituency development fund boards, location committees, ward and village administrators among others.

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Join the celebrations

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s day on the 8th of March at Nanyuki Town,Laikipia County. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to...

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Cultivating a savings culture

Since its inception, GROOTS Kenya has worked with over 2,500 women led groups and community based organizations and the message has largely remained the same; ‘to empower grassroots women’. Financial and economic empowerment has been one of the key areas of focus for...

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