Yiaku Laikipiak Trust (YLT) was founded in the year 2000 and officially registered in the year 2003. Since inception, YLT’s long term priority is the revival of Yiaku language, Protection of Mukogodo Forest, Indigenous Knowledge and livelihood support for the Yiaku people. The Yiaku People are a Cushitic tribe that migrated from Ethiopia in 14th Century and settled in Mukogodo Forest in Laikipia North District in Kenya. The Yiaku People are a minority indigenous community with a population of less than 4,000 people.
To see a society whereby the rights of indigenous minority communities are respected and their culture, habitat and environment is preserved for posterity.
Creating an environment for the Yiaku to enjoy their fundamental rights hence improved livelihoods.
Training of development of P3DM Map for Mukogodo Forest .
Funded by:Shalinlry Finland
This are some of the ongoing projects being implemented by Yiaku Laikipiak Trust