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.
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 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 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 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.