About Huria

Human Rights Agenda (HURIA) is a non-profit, local Non-Governmental Organization based at the Coast of Kenya, founded immediately after the 2010 referendum as a response to the dictates of the new Constitutional order. Based in Mombasa County, the organization is committed to advancing and mainstreaming a culture of human rights and promoting capabilities with a view to enhancing the greater realization and equal enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, other laws and the international human rights instruments.

Our Vision

A society where human rights, rule of law and justice stimulate citizens capabilities to build peaceful, inclusive, and resilient communities and the claim for dignified lives.

Our Mission

Promote people-centered justice, human rights, and the rule of law to dignify people’s lives and help build more peaceful, inclusive, and resilient communities at the Coast of Kenya.

Values, Principles, And Enablers

  • We will give critical importance to gender equality, including the ability of women,
    girls, and PWDs to enjoy the full range of their rights and meaningful participation
    in all aspects of society
  • We will remain accountable to our people, their needs and rights at the center of all our approaches
  • We will employ the most effective, transparent and innovative ways to create change and swiftly respond to our people’s needs
  • We will remain alive to changes in the face of new challenges and technology
  • We will work collaboratively with a wide range of actors at the international, regional, national, and local levels who share our determination to pool expertise and
    resources to strengthen our convening power and maximize our impact.