About Aja 

Aja Nikiya is an international traveler, humanitarian, director, photographer and activist for animals and under served populations.


true joy comes not from receiving but giving


In 2014, after completing research on human-wildlife conflicts and natural resource management in East Africa, Aja founded Just One Humanity. With her background in project development, marketing, and activism she is able to help communities in extreme poverty develop sustainable solutions that preserve biodiversity and inspire global citizenship. Her sustainable systems approach has been recognized by universities and organizations worldwide. It is her lifelong passion to serve others.

Catalyst for Change 

Since childhood, Aja has been an avid volunteer with environmental and animal service organizations. Her Masters in Global Sustainability only furthered her passion and inspired her to use her skills to make a difference in the world. She is an advocate for grassroots initiatives and community empowerment. A global minded and dynamic communicator, she encourages local leaders to work together and implement innovative action plans. She breaks through culture, language, race and gender barriers to provide custom solutions to meet the needs of different people. 

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Language is no barrier for kindness.


compassion is the greatest gift you can Posess

Animal Advocate

Aja is a catalyst for change and a voice for the voiceless and under served. Her passion and devotion for bringing justice to animals is no secret. Through her vegan lifestyle and animal activism, she hopes to bridge the gap between human and non-human animals. She brings awareness and change to animal cruelty in factory farming, entertainment, fashion and other industries. Over the past 20 years, she has worked on the rescue, rehabilitation and release of domestic and wild animals at facilities all over the world.