About the Founder
Prof. Kimani Njogu attained the Bachelor of Education (First Class Honors) and M.A. (Linguistics) degrees from the University of Nairobi before proceeding to Yale university (USA) where he attained an M.A (1989), M.Phil (1993) and Ph.D.(1993) in linguistics . He is Director of Twaweza Communications and is an independent scholar in the areas of language, media and governance with a particular interest in dialogic approaches to social change. He works extensively with a wide range of civil society organizations and serves as Chairman of the Legal Resources Foundation Trust – a human rights organization working with poor and marginalized communities in Kenya.
Who we are
Twaweza Communications is an arts, culture and media organization established in 2000. Underpinned by the principle of collective and individual efficacy in bringing about social change, the organizations mission is to increase public knowledge and action through research, training, advocacy and documentation for better health, sustainable environment, equity in gender relations, accountable leadership and people centered governance. The organization runs trainings on culture and leadership, translates materials from English into Kenyan languages so that more citizens can participate in national discourse, and enhances capabilities in alternative media in support of freedom of expression and diversity.
Our Mission and Vision
Reliable and accessible information about the arts, cultures and media toward a knowledgeable and democratic society
To increase public knowledge and action through research, training, advocacy and documentation for better health, sustainable environment, equity in gender relations, accountable leadership and people-centred governance.
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