Centre for Media & Information Literacy in Kenya

Who we are

Background

The Centre for Media & Information Literacy in Kenya (CMILKenya) is a not-for-profit organization registered in Kenya in May, 2013 to spearhead media and information literacy among various citizen groups and promote good governance through civic engagement initiatives in the country.

CMIL-Kenya is registered by the NGO’s Coordination Board under the certificate No. 0P. 218/051/13-0110/8890

Our Mandate

The overall aim of CMIL-Kenya is to spearhead the uptake of media and information literacy skills for all citizens in the country (which is a critical skill the 21st century knowledge societies) through research, capacity building, and advocacy for provision and dissemination of adequate and quality information from the government, media and other sources, and for gainful use of the information by citizens for growth of democracy and development in Kenya.

Mission

Empowering Kenyan citizens to fully utilize their constitutionally guaranteed freedom of expression and access to information by demanding and using responsible and accurate information from relevant sources to enable them actively and positively participate in public governance processes.

Vision

The vision of the organization is ‘a media literate and actively engaged citizenry in Kenya and beyond.’

Core Values

CMIL-Kenya is guided by the core values of professionalism, accountability, integrity and diversity in the conduct of our business.

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