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Ujamaa began its work in January 2001 but got its official registration in September of the same year. The genesis of Ujamaa Center lay in the restlessness borne out of the moment of need and opportunity in Kenya that needed an organized response as the ballast of cooperation activity continued to fall from precipice to precipice. Kenya has and continues to undergo great change in perspective. For over 40 years the Coast of Kenya has been a contested region politically and economically; it is a region where the struggle between the exploiters and exploited shows its ugliest face as outsiders continue to dominate the economy. This is made more complex by the fact that Kenya continues to be a country in which the relationship between the state and the citizens is sometimes one of complimentarity or competition, of mutual help or mutual hindrance and of divergence or convergence. Read More…