Building a grassroots women movement in Kenya

Who we are

GROOTS is a national movement of grassroots women-led community-based groups (CBOs) and Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Kenya.

Our Mission

To facilitate grassroots women effective engagement in development through movement building, leadership and advocacy.

Our theory of change is to shift grassroots women perceived role of vulnerable, victim and passive participants in development to empowered and effective leaders and agents of change in their communities.

#GIMAC: Towards Gender-Responsive Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement
  Forced displacement and evictions in Africa is largely due to conflict, natural disasters, human rights violations or Political instability. As a result of forced evictions, people are often left
Climate change a Global Problem
Climate change has become one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Whereas, climate change is considered to be a global problem that requires global solution, the needs of
Walk the Talk: IWD2019 #BalanceforBeter #Deliver4GoodKenya Author: Fridah Githuku,GROOTS Kenya As GROOTS Kenya, we join other champions across the world in marking and celebrating International Women’s Day 2019. We reiterate


GROOTS Kenya is working with grassroots women and relevant stakeholders in Kenya to advocate for gender responsive Medium Term Plans and County Integrated Development Plans. 

Join GROOTS Kenya and our Gender Equality Champions advocate for gender equality through a data driven process.



GROOTS Kenya’s vision is an equitable and empowered society in which women are effectively engaged in development.


  • Madini Yetu, Wajibu Wetu
  • Resourcing grassroots women’s social capital to build community resilience

  • Mainstreaming Climate Change in the county government policies, plans and budgets



  • Public land inventory
  • Land mapping guide


years of empowering grassroots women

Empowered women-led groups in Kenya

Counties where we have direct presence

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