Our History

Twaweza Communications Limited is a strategic communications institution based in Nairobi. We work in the areas of public policy, media and culture for sustainable development. We are committed to increasing public knowledge and action through research, training, advocacy and documentation for accessibility, agricultural policy, sustainable environment, equity in gender relations, accountable leadership and people centered governance.

Our Vision

Twaweza Communications envisions a world where everyone has access to quality information and education on matters that affect their lives regardless of religion, race, age or gender. To achieve our vision we work with the media, community based organizations, civil society organizations, government institutions and other partners in developing materials for learning and training.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase public knowledge and action through citizen inclusion in policy development, knowledge sharing for improved socialization, gender equality, accountable leadership and good governance. We enhance the well-being of citizens through media sensitization programs, training and sharing of experiences and thematic publications.


Positive Social Transformation

Twaweza maintains a portfolio spanning multiple sectors. Positive social transformation is our unifying theme.

media and production


We work with some of the greatest institutions and individuals in the world.

Prof. Kimani Njogu
Executive Director

Prof. Kimani Njogu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Twaweza Communications, which he started in 2000.
He has extended experience in language, culture, leadership, governance, culture and behavior change. Prof. Kimani was awarded Champion of Democracy by the Ford Foundation for his continued efforts in advancing democracy in Kenya.

His Kiswahili book on the teaching of literature won the 2000 Noma Award for Publishing in Africa. Prof. Kimani Njogu was recently awarded the Order of the Golden Warrior by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta President of Kenya, for his work in media, culture and the arts. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale University (1993)

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Mary Wanjau
Program Manager

Mary Wanjau is a versatile development worker with a passion to improve the livelihoods through advocacy and communication; good governance, health promotion; food security and optimal nutrition; community empowerment and awareness creation; education and communication.

Through a rights approach she supports communities achieve development and well being by creating and owning solutions to their challenges. She visualizes a populace that is well informed and makes the healthy choice their choice.

Mary Wanjau is a certified Nutritionist and Dietician with the Kenya Nutritionists and Dietetic Association and a Health Promotion Specialist with over fifteen years experience in development programming.