P.O.BOX 499-10400 Gefro-Imani Building NO 17.
Nanyuki, Laikipia



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John Ole Tingoi

Organization ID: 54438

Added on: Nov 07, 2016

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2017

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Improving the livelihood of indigenous pastoral communities by advancing practices aimed at conserving natural resources and creating partnerships that empower societies economically, socially and

IMPACT (Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Transformation) is a peace building, human rights, governance, land rights, policy advocacy and community development organization. We are specialised and experienced working with socially excluded social groups specifically indigenous peoples a- pastoralists and hunter gatherers communities. We also define and work on issues of intra-community marginalisation (women, youth, and blacksmiths).

IMPACT works with pastoralist communities to address the major problems faced by minority and indigenous peoples as defined by Kenyan Constitution article 260, African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights(we have observer status) and United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, International Labour Organisation Convention 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples. In this regard, IMPACT has been keen to tackle, first and foremost, the loss of land rights, historical land injustices, and exploitation of resources without participation or accruing benefits.

Secondly, IMPACT has been keen to tackle problems and challenges relating to government biased development policies, social exclusion, corporate injustices and discrimination that continue to undermine the dignity of indigenous peoples and minorities in key target counties of Laikipia, Isiolo, Marsabit, Turkana and Samburu.


Mission: To address challenges faced by indigenous communities through advocacy, policy change and the promotion of human rights.

Where we Work;

Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo and Marsabit

Target Groups

Women, Youth, Minority and indigenous people


Daniel Manei

An a gentleman aged 23 years, a holder of a bachelor's degree in community resource management and I have a passion of transforming communities


John Ole Tingoi

am a pastoralist and human right activist for the last sixteen year fighting for the rights of the pastoralist communities in northern kenya. am a paralegal worker and human rights traininer for many years and a researcher on pastoralist issues. am looking for information and likeminded people across the globe to share information and learn from experiences that would enhance my work in the community.


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