This project is fairly new and it began in 2013. The Chonyi are one of the subtribes of the Mijikenda who are predominantly found in Kilifi County. They number to approximately 148,806 people and this is in line with the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
The Chuka people are found in the eastern side of Mt. Kenya in Nithi District in the Eastern Province of Kenya. They are found in the areas between the Thuci and Nithi Rivers. Socio-politically, the Chuka people are classified under the Meru people group.
The Daasanach are found around the area north of Lake Turkana in Marsabit County. Sometimes they are referred to as Merille. They are Cushites and they number to about 12,530 people, according to the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
The Digo are mainly found in Kwale County in Kenya and Tanga in Tanzania. In Kenya, the Digo live mostly in dispersed family homesteads surrounded by cultivated fields, unlike in Tanzania where they live in close-knit villages.
The Duruma predominantly live on the semi-arid plains, one mountain range inland from the seacoast of eastern Kenya in Kwale County. They are one of the communities that make up the Mijikenda. The nearest place of contact with other people is the large city of Mombasa.
The Giryama, also called Giriama or Agiryama, are one of the nine coastal tribes known as Mijikenda. The Giryama are the largest of the Mijikenda tribes and they number to 751,531 people according to the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
Ilchamus inhabit the area south and east of Lake Baringo in Baringo County. They are also known as Njemps, Jemps and En- jemusi. They are in two clans: Lekepeo [inhabit northern part of the lake] and Melua [inhabit the southern part].
The Endo - Marakwet numbering 120,000 people are one of the many languages forming the Kalenjin group. Many of the Endo people live on the face of an escarpment above the valley floor. They practice subsistence farming...
The Pokomo are an agricultural and fishing group who live in the flood plain of the Tana River from its mouth at Kipini to Mbalambala, north of Garissa, in Tana River County. Inhabiting the area since the 17th century, these people have learned...
The Sabaot people live on or near the slopes of Mt. Elgon in Bungoma County. From an altitude of 5,000 feet the hills gradually rise to 14,000 feet, crisscrossed by numerous mountain streams and spectacular waterfalls. An extinct volcano,
The Samburu people are located in Samburu County. The Samburu got separated from the other Maa speakers due to the migration of the Maasai and other ethnic groups farther south. Samburu people were used by the colonial government in the military.
The Suba people live on the islands and shores of Lake Victoria in Homabay County. A large number of those who have held to Suba language and culture are found on Mfangano Island. To get there you have to use a ferry or a boat. They also spread to Suna and across the Kenya-Tanzania border
The Suba people live on the islands and shores of Lake Victoria in Homabay County. A large number of those who have held to Suba language and culture are found on Mfangano Island. To get there you have to use a ferry or a boat. They also spread to Suna and across the Kenya-Tanzania border.
The Tharaka people are found in Tharaka Nithi County where they occupy the low plains between the slopes of Mount Kenya in the west and upper Tana River in the east. In accordance with the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing census, they are approximately 175,905 people.
The Waata people are found in Tana River and Kilifi Counties. Due to their hunting and gathering lifestyle they prefer to live close to forested areas. However, their concentration area is Tana River County.