Economic and Social Rights Centre (Hakijamii) is a national human rights organization that works with marginalized groups to claim their economic, social and cultural rights and improve their likelihoods. It is registered as NGO under the NGO Coordination Act. It is headed by an Executive Director who reports to a Board of Directors. With a secretariat in Nairobi, the organization has strategic community partners in Nairobi, Kisumu, Kitale, Eldoret, Garissa, Kakamega, Kisii, Migori, HomaBay, Turkana, Lamu and Mombasa.
Hakijamii envisions a society that is free of discrimination, exploitation and injustice and its mission is to strengthen the capacity of people’s organizations to effective and directly participate in advocating and realizing their economic, social and cultural rights in Kenya. Throughout its existence the organization has been guided by the goal of promoting social movements to engage in realising and promoting human rights-centred practices and policies.
For more on Hakijamii, visit www.hakijamii.com