Who we are

About Isirika

Isirika is a youth-led social enterprice with a diverse team of 3 staff and an advisory committee drawn from different sectors and regions. We are founded on the traditional practice of “Isirika” in the Maragoli community in Kenya. ISIRIKA loosely translated means, ‘Equal Generosity’ or ‘Caring Together for One Another’.

We contribute towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the implwmwntation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.

We derive our mandate from young people who anchoring our initiatives on global policy frameworks to achieve sustainable social impact.

Why us

Our Values

Human Rights, Equal Generosity, Community Care, Diversity and Social inclusion, Accountability, empathy and Gender Equality

Our Vision

A world whre young people are trusted and equipped to contribute to social impact and development through skills training, economic empowerment and political participation

Our Goals

To respond to the current and emerging soxial, economic and political needs of all young people and promote their development

Our Mission

To mobilize young people and connect them to diverse opportunities that can contribute to their human and social development, economic empowerment and political agency.

Our Objectives

  • To promote youth skills development through training, coaching and mentorship for youth aged 18-35 in Africa
  • To promote youth employability and entrepreneurship through access tot tailored funding job opportunities, personalized support for application and job referrals for youth aged 18-35
  • To promote political participation through civic education, advocacy and curating opportunities for action for youth aged 18-35
  • To promote multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance youth development in line with Youth, Peace and Security Agenda

In-kind Donations

  • Skills – Coaches/Mentors, Yoga Instructor, Skills trainers
  • Physical space to host community library
    Technical support for project design and implementation
  • Over 150+ volunteers across all projects in 2022
  • Books and learning materials for community library
  • Social support from communities
2022 impact

Focus Areas
for 2022

  • Social Justice and Advocacy
  • Political Participation
  • Literacy and Knowledge Sharing
  • Economic Development
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Physical Health and Fitness

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