BUILDING A GRASSROOTS WOMEN MOVEMENT IN KENYA
Founded in 1995 after the fourth UN Conference on Women in Beijing, China, GROOTS Kenya began as a response to the lack of visibility of grassroots women in development processes and decision-making forums that affect them and their communities.
The organization has remained committed to the bottom-up and human rights based approach to development working closely with communities and the administrative authorities to directly influence development processes at the county, national, regional and international levels.
GROOTS Kenya’s vision is an equitable and empowered society in which women are effectively engaged in development.
THEORY OF CHANGE
PUBLIC LAND INVENTORY
LAND MAPPING GUIDE
years of empowering grassroots women
Empowered women-led groups in Kenya
Counties where we have direct presence
LATEST NEWS AND STORIES
It is all systems go for the much awaited grassroots women cooperative. GROOTS Kenya held a pre-cooperative education with 25 grassroots women delegates nominated from Nakuru, Laikipia, Kakamega, Kiambu, Kitui and Nairobi. The delegates endorsed the name,agreed on...read more
GROOTS Kenya continues to be used as a reference and learning point on various issues regarding women's empowerment. GROOTS Kenya hosted 10 Anglican Archbishops wives from Kenya, Burundi, Ghana, DRC, Zambia, Uganda, Ghana and Rwanda in Nakuru County. The women were...read more
GROOTS Kenya showcased and demonstrated how grassroots women are using a bottom up approach to localize Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda at the just concluded 26th session of the UN Habitat Governing Council (GC26) held in Nairobi at the UN...read more
WOMEN STORIES ARE A MOMENTUM FOR CHANGE
After two decades of empowering grassroots women, our experience makes clear that when you empower a girl or a woman, she becomes a catalyst for positive change whose success benefits everyone around her. In their own words, you will hear about their journey from extreme poverty and hardship to one of improved livelihoods, hope and promise.