Our History

Justice, Advocacy and Empowerment Centre (JAEC) started as a CBO with the purpose of promoting peace, justice, human rights and development through advocacy and sustainable development. Later JAEC was registered on 15th September 2017 by the NGO coordination board in Kenya. 


JAEC was formed with intent to invest in empowering women and girls claim their rights, protect their rights, and acts as change agents opposed to and committed to eradication of any form of violations of rights, sustained development and education for vulnerable children to promote an equitable society. In additional, foster consistent engagement with different actors to continuously respond to the needs of the community programmatically to ensure that communities have solutions that are locally invented for easy implementation and ownership 

Our core functions

JAEC provides community-based solutions by linking quality training and sustainable livelihood for the most vulnerable members of the community by breaking the poverty cycle. JAEC provides relevant help and support to most vulnerable in the communities especially women and girls through designed projects which include education, long- term economic opportunities, Village Savings and Loan program (VSLs), youth empowerment programs, peace building activities, budget advocacy, Civic education.  Our programs are designed and run by local people who understand the diversity of the issues affecting the communities we work with.


Shaping the future into a world of Justice and Sustainability


Implement sustainable programs that aim at improving on the quality of life for vulnerable communities

Our Partners

Latest news

Eye Check-up in Kandara

Through a program funded by Sight Aid International and supported by Hon. Njuguna, the Kandara MP, JAEC conducted Eye check-ups for a total of 460 Children in Kandara-Murang’a County. It is crucial to note that a lot of children need to undergo an eye checkup for early detection of any problems, allergies, and need for surgeries. Sight Aid International has been at the forefront of providing free medication and glasses.

Eye Check-up in Kirinyanga

Eye testing for children in Kirinyaga county at Kibingoti Polytechnic in Ndia constituency which was hosted by Kirinyaga women representative. This is a program funded by Sight Aid International and coordinated by Justice, Advocacy and Empowerment Centre.

Discussion on Rights of Women

Partner visit

CARE Canada, CARE Kenya and URAIA visit to JAEC Office

The Invisible Stories of Change

Stakeholders during the launch of Crawn Trust Inclusion Charter

Training of the finance and procurement policy

Meeting with British High Commissioner on post-election review


strategic plan launching
strategic plan