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.

WOMEN LOBBY PUSH FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF 2016 ACT TO ENABLE WOMEN OWN MATRIMONIAL LAND
Women have called on the government to move with speed and equip local communities living in group ranches and community land with accurate and open information relating to compliance of
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Women have called on the government to move with speed and equip local communities living in group ranches and community land with accurate and open information relating to compliance of
Women want care work at home considered during property split
Women in rural areas want their unpaid care work to be recognised during the splitting of property with their partners. Prevailing gender norms means women and girls spend more time

LATEST CAMPAIGN

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.

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OUR VISION

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

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

  • 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

 

QUICK LINKS

  • 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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