Jamii Asilia Centre

The Jamii Asilia Centre, a Swahili name for Indigenous Peoples Centre is a youth-led indigenous peoples organization founded in October 2019 to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples in Kenya. Among its activities relate to socio-economics and sustainable, culturally relevant development.

The JAC aspires to provide a voice to champion inclusion and equity towards a coordinated and systematic front.

Indigenous Peoples rights

we run programs that protect and promote the collective rights of indigenous peoples. Looking into governance & self-determination

Climate Action & Biodiversity

JAC engages in the frameworks on climate action and biodiversity as an indigenous-led organisation.

Policy and Research

Our approaches to change or preserve the specific government and international agency programs affecting our indigenous communities

Jamii Asilia Centre aspires to provide a voice to champion for inclusion and equity

as espoused in both domestic and international laws towards a coordinated and systematic front to address constant violations which include inter alia forceful and illegal evictions, dispossession and displacements and underrepresentation in political spheres. All summed up to self-determination. With culturally-relevant ideas in socio-economic development, this can be achieved by developing their capacity to adopt sustainable best practices through advocacy, information dissemination, research and networking.

Photo Gallery | Past and Current Activities

Jamii Asilia Centre has made an incredible mark advocating and working with Indigenous Peoples in Kenya

Our leadership & staff

Our Team

We are a team of youthful indigenous leaders in Kenya working to advocate for and promote culturally relevant solutions for the Indigenous Peoples in Kenya.



We seek short and long-term partners in the journey to empower indigenous communities. We believe in meaningful partnerships: jac@jamiiasilia.org

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