Kenyans In Jacksonville Association (KIJA) is an association of people of Kenyan descent who live and work in Jacksonville, Florida.The association was formed on 09/02/2018. It was established by Kenyans in Jacksonville as a way to satisfy the need to offer a platform to socialize, engage, unite and assist one another.

KIJA is a non-profit organization and an all-inclusive and non-partisan group that seeks to promote the economic, social and political welfare of Kenyans in Jacksonville, Florida and neighboring towns.

We are dedicated to upholding and maintaining our rich Kenyan heritage while enhancing a smooth cultural transition and inclusion into the United States and the recognition of our diverse Kenyan cultures.

We aim to promote, protect and foster the advancement of our individual and collective aspirations as Kenyans in Jacksonville, Florida, our new home away from home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it take to be a member?

Any Kenyan who lives anywhere on the First Coast can join. This include Jacksonville, Orange Park, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Fernandina Beach, Palatka, etc. Please see our How To Join page for more info

What are the benefits of joining KIJA?

We provide a forum where Kenyans and their families can meet, interact and network. We also like to come together and help each other during times of need.

How often do the members meet?

We usually meet once every two months or so and we also host different events. Please see our Events page for more info.

Tell me more about your association?

We are a non-tribal and non-political group of Kenyans who call the Frist Coast home away from home. We have over 100 members and we are growing bigger and better.



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