Kituo Cha Sheria Executive Director Ms Gertrude Angote has been nominated to be part of a panel of judges that consist of leaders and visionaries in the field of legal empowerment set to spearhead and select the best award winner of the 2017/2018 NAMATI Grassroots Justice Prizes.
NAMATI is a Global Legal Empowerment Network consisting of 4,000+ lawyers, community paralegals, human rights activists and grassroots organizers, researchers, journalists and public servants who are working together to make justice a reality for the 4 billion global citizens who live outside the law.The NAMATI Grassroots Justice Prize competition recognizes grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law in people’s hands. The panel of judges will select the winners under the two Categories; the Achmed Sesay Memorial Prize for Innovation and the — Nomboniso Nangu Maqubela Memorial Prize for Scalability and Sustainability while The #WalkTogether Prize for Courage which is the third category will be determined by a public vote. Each of the three winners will receive $10,000 USD and will be honored at a high-profile ceremony in Argentina on World Justice Day (20 February 2018). Viva Kituo!