Unlocking sustainable value for communities, artisanal and small scale miners in Kenya

THAMANI GEMS

Thamani Gems is a social enterprise working with miners particularly in the gemstone mining industry in Kenya.

THAMANI TRUST

Thamani Trust is the charitable sister arm to Thamani Gems that is addressing issues impacting communities
in areas with active mineral extraction activities.

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Recent News

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For well over two decades, Kenyans tuned in to KBC to watch Alice Taabu’s popular cooking show, Mke Nyumbani (Swahili for “Wife at Home”), which demonstrated how to ...

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Jun
Recent discoveries in Kenya of non-renewable natural resources, such as oil, natural gas and minerals, have been viewed by many as a sure-fire foundation for the nation’s development ...

Our Key Pillars

Knowledge

Providing educational workshops on mineral knowledge (geology and gemmology), mineral rights policy and regulatory frameworks, sustainable mining business practices and value addition.

Engagement

Engaging the crucial stakeholders within the sector . Communities, Miners within the Community, Business (Incoming Mining Investors) and Government.

Value

Providing Fair-trade distribution and markets and assisting in access to Financial Capital. Provide online platforms platform for marketing and selling gemstones and minerals as well as organising local events to provide fair value markets.

Partners