This database contains profiles of organizations that work on CVE issues. The database aims to facilitate connections between different stakeholders and organizations to share knowledge, technical expertise and to collaborate in advocacy efforts and joint programming on CVE research. Through networking, relationship-building, mapping of activities, sharing of resources, and exchanging success stories, greater awareness and coordination among diverse stakeholders will directly impact on the quality and coherence of CVE activities in a way that will support improved outcomes in this sector.

Organizations & Location

Organization Name Type of Organization Location About Organization Website
National Counter Terrorism Centre - NCTC Kenyan State Agency National The NCTC is a multi-agency instrument primarily of security agencies built to strengthen coordination in counter terrorism. The NCTC was established in law by the Security Law Amendment Act 2014, however it has existed since 2004 when it was created by a decision of the Cabinet. https://www.counterterrorism.go.ke/
Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies - CHRIPS NGO National / Nairobi The CHRIPS is a leading international African research centre based in Kenya that conducts high quality policy relevant research on human rights, security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, violence, crime and policing. http://www.chrips.or.ke/
Kenya Human Rights Commission - KHRC NGO National / Nairobi The KHRC was founded in 1991 and registered in Kenya in 1994 as a national non-governmental organisation. Throughout its existence, the core agenda of the Commission has been campaigning for the entrenchment of a human rights and democratic culture in Kenya. https://www.khrc.or.ke/
Kenya Muslims Youth Alliance - KMYA NGO National / Nairobi The KMYA is an independent non-profit youth network founded in November 2003 with a mandate to empower young Muslims through constructive engagemnet and participation in nurturing democrac, healthy, peaceful and just societies for all. http://www.kenyamuslims.org/
Search for Common Ground - SFCG Kenya NGO National / Nairobi SFCG parteners with people around the world ro ignite shared solutions to destructive conflicts. The organisation works at all levels of society to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media and community. www.sfcg.org/Kenya
Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya - CIPK FBO National / Nairobi The CIPK is a network that seeks to alleviate marginalization and suffering through initiatives that enhance local capacities and promote community based, people driven solutions to needs and problems. CIPK is endeavored to sustain a strong network of Islamic religious leaders and professionals who will foster processes that address, pursue and safeguard the rights of Muslims and the community at large. http://cipk.blogspot.com/
National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders - NCHRD-K NGO National / Nairobi The NCHRD-K is a national organization incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a Trust. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders (HRDs) to work effectively in the country and to reduce their vulnerability to the risk of persecution, including by advocating for a favourable legal and policy environment in Kenya. Established in 2007, NCHRD-K is the only national organisation that works primarily for the protection of HRDs. http://nchrdk.org/
Rift Valley Institute - RVI NGO Nairobi The RVI is an independent, non-profit organization, founded in Sudan in 2001, currently working in seven countries in Eastern and Central Africa. The aim of the Institute is to advance useful knowledge of the region and its diverse communities, bringing a better understanding of local realities to bear on social and political action. RVI works with institutions in the region to develop and implement long-term programmes that combine action-oriented research with education and public information. http://riftvalley.net/
Integrated Initiatives Community Empowerment - IICEP NGO Nairobi The IICEP is registered in Kenya under the Ministry of National Heritage in 2013. The team is driven by a collective mission to harness resources within and outside the country to contribute to the prosperity of empowered communities.
Scofield Associates Limited NGO National / Nairobi Scofield Associates is an organisation working with over 100,000 people in the Horn of Africa through enhancing better methods of monitoring and evaluation that achieve a broad and lasting impact in people’s lives. http://www.scofieldassociates.co.ke/
International Center for Policy and Conflict NGO National / Nairobi The ICPC is an organisation that seeks to advance human security through evidence based-research, communication and advocacy; multi stakeholder policy analysis interventions and dialogue; education; and civic activism. https://icpcafrica.org/
National Council of Churches of Kenya - NCCK FBO National / Nairobi The NCCK is a family of Christian communions and organisations in fellowship and witness. It was established in June 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto, near Nairobi. The delegates in the conference, representing the missionary institutions working in the country at the time, affirmed their wish to work towards a united church that would impact the lives of the people. www.ncck.org
Act Change Transform - Act! NGO National / Nairobi Act! is a leading Kenyan not-for-profit, non-governmental organization involved in diverse development initiatives in Kenya. Act!’s main program focus is in Environment and Natural Resources Management; Democracy and Human Rights and Peace Building and Conflict Transformation. www.act.or.ke
Institute for Security Studies NGO National / Nairobi The ISS is an African non-profit organisation with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal. Their work covers transnational crimes, migration, maritime security and development, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, crime prevention and criminal justice, and the analysis of conflict and governance. issafrica.org
Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims - SUPKEM FBO National / Nairobi SUPKEM was established to carry out and discharge in every way possible the obligations, duties and responsibilities Muslims owe as a Community to Islam and bring about the spirit of brotherhood and unity among Muslims in Kenya. https://www.facebook.com/Supreme-Council-of-Kenya-Muslims-324076994394817/
HORN International Institute for Strategic Studies NGO National / Nairobi The HORN International Institute for Strategic Studies is an independent applied policy think tank based in Nairobi (Kenya). Its mission is to contribute to informed, objective, home-grown, definitive research and analytical inquiry that shape national, regional, and international policies, primarily in the greater Horn of Africa region. https://horninstitute.org/
Muslims for Human Rights - MUHURI NGO Coastal Region / Mombasa MUHURI is a Non-Governmental Organization based at the Coast of Kenya. It began in 1997 to promote the struggle for human rights among marginalized social groups, with a view to contributing towards the national and international struggle to promote and protect the enjoyment of human rights and civil liberties by all. MUHURI primarily works at the Coast of Kenya but also addresses national issues that have a bearing on country as a whole. muhuri.org/
Human Rights Agenda - HURIA NGO Coastal Region / Mombasa HURIA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to champion the struggles for human rights in Kenya. http://huria.ngo/
Coast Interfaith Council of Clerics - CICC FBO Coastal Region / Mombasa CICC is a clerical organization dedicated to using intra- and interfaith dialogue to promote peace, security and development in the republic of Kenya. Its membership is drawn from institutions of Islamic, Christian, Hindu and African traditional faiths. http://cicckenya.org/
Haki Africa NGO Coastal Region / Mombasa HAKI Africa is a national human rights organisation based in Mombasa working to improve livelihoods and enhance the progressive realisation of human rights in Kenya. Initiated in 2012, the organisation promotes partnership between state and non state actors in order to constantly improve the well being of individuals and communities and ensure respect for human rights and rule of law by all. http://hakiafrica.or.ke/
Haki Zetu Centre NGO Mombasa
Kenya Community Support Center NGO Mombasa KECOSCE was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya, it was established to address democratic governance, socio‐economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya. The main purpose of KECOSCE is to promote and facilitate institutionalization of the values and practices of good governance at all levels of society as a basis for sustainable social‐economic development. http://www.kecosce.org/
Association of Muslim Patron - AMP FBO Kwale AMP is a non-profit, Muslim Benefit Organization committed to advancing Islamic knowledge through proper presentation of its teachings as it pertains to the teachings of the Holly Quran and the way of life of Prophet Muhammad Swalla Allaahu Álayhi Wasallam with a view to enhancing the greater realization and equal enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. https://www.facebook.com/AssociationofMuslimPatrons/
Kenya Union of Madrassahs FBO National / Kwale Kenya Union of Madrassahs is a Charter of the Association of Muslim Patrons; a registered non-governmental organization based in Kwale County, coast region of the Republic of Kenya. Association of Muslim Patrons (AMP) is a not – for-profit, Muslim Benefit Organization committed to advancing Islamic knowledge through proper presentation of its teachings as it pertains to the teachings of the Holly Quran and the way of life of Prophet Muhammad Swalla Allaahu Álayhi Wasallam with a view to enhancing the greater realization and equal enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. www.kum.co.ke
Local Capacities for Peace International - LCPI NGO Kisumu LCPI is an NGO that works with local, international, government affiliates and faith based organisations to strengthen their ability to provide conflict sensitive development and humanitarian relief in peace building, conflict transformation and countering violent extremism programs in Kenya and beyond http://localcapacities.org/
Isiolo Peace Link NGO Isiolo A peace organisation working in Isiolo https://twitter.com/isiololink
Haki na Sheria Initiative - HSI NGO Garissa HSI is a community based organization from Garissa, Northern Kenya which provides a platfrom for the promotion of the participation of marginalised communities in governance and reduce human rights violations in the region. https://medium.com/@hakinasheria
Africa Talent and Change Foundation NGO Garissa Africa Talent and Change Foundation is a registered international Ngo. The organization banks on youth talent as away of bringing change in the society. https://www.facebook.com/Africa-talent-and-change-foundation-1011081828988436/