Olorukoti Resource and Knowledge Centre
Olorukoti knowledge and resource center is an initiative of Indigenous Information Network started in 2011. This came about during the series of training workshop on Promoting Climate Change adaptation for Natural resource dependent Communities in Narok on best practices in energy and livestock. Those attending the training wanted to have a permanent home that could help them follow up and have sustainable activities planned and recommended by the meeting.
and registered as a community based organization in 2020 to enable it be more visible and accessible to many in the community. Olorukoti is also a knowledge center that different communities can to learn and rediscover their old traditional knowledge on conservation of Biodiversity, adaptation, mitigation strategies food security that include production, storage. This center is also hoping to have additional activities on language. The center has been promoting development for indigenous women and girls
Our Core Values
So far the center has a meeting hall with a capacity of over 70 Participants, many trainings focusing especially on:
2.Women and land rights,
6.Promotion of traditional knowledge on medicine and health,
7.Restoration activities which include planting of trees seedlings.
8.Learning on energy savings,
10.Exchange visits from and with and among women form other sub counties and counties form the country who share the same focus and objectives
Our Mission and Objective
Support Indigenous communities to enhance their capacity on social, economic and development issues that will help them advance their own knowledge and expertise, help them collect, manage and disseminate reliable information and use their own traditional knowledge to manage and use that to adapt and mitigate climate change, restore, conserve and manage their Biodiversity and traditional knowledge that goes with it.
Strengthening the Capacity of Indigenous women, girls, youth, elders and leaders on different issues which include women’s and human right, Environmental, economic and social issues that impact them.