"Niamini" is a Swahili word which means Believe Me or Trust me . Niamini initiative project is a leader in disability advocacy. It has been duly registered under the Non Governmental Organization Act, 2002 with Registration No.00NG/R/1911 Made under Section 11 (1) and 17 (2) of Act No.24 of 2002.
Founded in 2020, Niamini initiative advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities, youth , women and support needs – those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization. Niamini initiative works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy,research,training, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates by implementing innovative programs. The inclusive practices Niamini Initiative validates through -research have been shown to improve outcomes for all people.
Niamini Initiative is governed by a board of directors and is supported by a network of members, volunteers, committees and chapter organizations. The Niamini initiative membership includes a diverse array of individuals and perspectives, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities,youth nd women.
Together, we share a commitment to quality lives for the people for whom we advocate.
It's time to advance the rights of people with disabilities, youth and women in society through infiltration. To achieve equitable opportunities through inclusion.