Exhibitions during Refugee Business forum ahead of World Refugee Day.Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Kituo boosts Thogoto Home for the AgedKITUO Sensitizes the community on the county budget Kituo Protects human and environmental rights in oil exploration in TurkanaRealising Access to Justice through Legal Aid BillKituo conducts Volunteer Advocates DriveKITUO Lawyers on a fact finding Mission
Exhibitions during Refugee Business forum ahead of World Refugee Day.

“Get to know Refugees. People like you and me”Kituo provides FREE materials/books about refugees during an exhibition at the University of Nairobi on June, 17,2015.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Kituo boosts Thogoto Home for the Aged

KITUO carried out a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity at the Thogoto Home for the Aged in Kikuyu, Kiambu County on Friday, May, 29, 2015. KITUO unveiled a poultry unit to help support the home with more income generating activities.

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KITUO Sensitizes the community on the county budget

" BAJETI YANGU, HAKI YANGU. BAJETI YANGU, JUKUMU LANGU!" KITUO led Community leaders and paralegals from various informal settlements in Nairobi to present a memorandum/recommendations on accountability and transparency in regards to budgetary allocations at the county level. ‪‎Citizen Participation key to devolution.

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Kituo Protects human and environmental rights in oil exploration in Turkana

Kituo presents the tentative findings on the Baseline survey on the human and environmental rights in oil exploration in Turkana on Thursday, May, 7, 2015 at the Intercontinental hotel, Nairobi

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Realising Access to Justice through Legal Aid Bill

Kituo engages the Kenya Parliamentary Caucus on Human Rights to discus the Legal Aid Bill and support of the Development of a National Justice Plan at Enashipai resort, Naivasha on April, 26, 2015.

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Kituo conducts Volunteer Advocates Drive

Volunteer Advocates recruited in Kericho County on 30th March to 2nd April 2015

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KITUO Lawyers on a fact finding Mission

KITUO lawyers visited County government of Kitui, Mwingi town offices to verify the allegations by the business community on the refusal of the county government to collect tax.

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Welcome To Kituo Cha Sheria

Kituo Cha Sheria (KITUO) is a human rights non-governmental organization. It was founded on 9th July 1973 as Kituo cha Mashauri by advocates who were committed to helping the disadvantaged and poor people who could not afford the cost of legal services. It is the first legal aid Centre established in Kenya. In 1989, the name was changed to Kituo Cha Sheria, Legal Advice Centre, now “The Centre for Legal empowerment,” and a secretariat established with full time staff. KITUO is largely supported by development partners. The organization nonetheless gets support across the country from Volunteer advocates in terms of their professional services. KITUO’s services are provided to the poor and marginalized through various strategies, which include but not limited to provision of legal advice, legal representation, litigation, and community mobilization and organization. KITUO’s headquarters is in Nairobi but has a branch office in Jogoo Road and a regional office in Mombasa.

 
  • Our Mission

    To empower the poor and the marginalized people to effectively access justice and realize their human and people’s rights through; advocacy, networking, lobbying, legal aid, legal education, representation and research.

  • Our Vision

    A Society of JUSTICE and EQUITY for All

  • Our Goals

    Strengthening human resources development and management systems

  • Access to Justice for Torture Victims

    June 26th was The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and Kituo Cha Sheria joined the Kamukunji Community Justice Centre at the historic Kamukunji grounds to commemorate the day. This day gives us the opportunity to stand united and remind the world that torture is a cruel violation of human rights and the day’s main agenda was access to justice for torture victims. Kituo advocates were joined by paralegals from Kibera and Korogocho Community Justice Centers in conducting a free legal aid clinic.

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  • Kituo Turns 42!

    On Thursay 9th 2015 Kituo Cha Sheria turned 42! In celebration of our Anniversary and the 42 years of access to justice we were joined by members, past and present and most of our stakeholders like the community representatives, our development partners, volunteer advocates and government agencies at the Laico Regency, Nairobi. The colorful celebrations also included a public lecture on “Using Technology to promote Access to Justice” and the Launch of our Strategic Plan (2015-2019) themed “Towards Legal Aid, Legal Empowerment and Social Justice”. Joining us for the conference included Kituo’s Chairman Mr. Anthony Mulekyo, the Executive

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    \r\nJune 26th was The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and Kituo Cha Sheria joined the Kamukunji Community Justice Centre at the historic Kamukunji g...
    Kituo turns 42!\r\nOn Thursay 9th 2015 Kituo Cha Sheria turned 42! In celebration of our Anniversary and the 42 years of access to justice we were joined by members, past and presen...