Kenneth Thethe is a human rights defender, activist for the rights of LGBTIQ+ people in his community. He is the founder and executive director of Grassroots Transitional House, Kenya (GTH-Kenya). A community-driven organisation created to grant safety, protection and assistance to LGBTIQ+ individuals and defenders living in Mount Kenya region. The organisation also provides well-being support to LGBTIQ+ individuals that were victims of discrimination, stigma and who fear violence due to their gender identity. The work of the human rights defender Kenneth Thethe in the organisaton focuses on implementing mechanisms that will tackle gender-base violence against LGBTIQ+ people in his community and enable an environment where LGBTIQ+ community feel accepted and supported.