To be close to the rural communities we serve, the Kenyan Team is based in Narok, a rural community west of Nairobi. Today, they currently oversee programs in 15 Counties and working toward expanding into 12 more.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
William is currently Assistant Secretary, State Function in the Ministry of Interior and Assistant County Commissioner- Narok. He holds a BA from the University of Nairobi, Masters of Management in Public Policy from Peking University and Diploma in Public Administration from the Kenya School of Government.
Hital is a Manager of Corporate Affairs at Cisco Systems, Kenya and has worked at Cisco for seven years. Previously, Hital maintained tenure at Microsoft. She received recognition from Microsoft for advancing technology for developing communities and has been nominated as one of Kenya’s top most powerful women under 40 for two consecutive years.
Her hard work has earned her awards such as Global Ambassador for Youth from Usher’s New Look Foundation, Cisco’s diversity Ambassador for Middle East Africa, Catalyst Award, and Champion Award from Cisco.
Abdikadir is from remote Samburu County. Abdi currently teaches Kiswahili and history at Mwangaza Muslim Mixed Day School in Maralal, Samburu County. He has worked hard to improve schools and to bring technology to the area.
For his efforts, Abdi is on the short list of teachers worldwide to receive the Varkey Foundation Award, which recognizes one exceptional teacher a year who has made an outstanding contribution to education.
Patriciah Muigai has a 7+ year strong career history of working with youth in the educational sector and in the livelihoods sector. She is dedicated to helping young people to identify talents and strengths and overcome the challenges facing them.
She is an entrepreneur in her own right, founding Talent Camp Kenya; a platform for young people to amplify their potential through mentorship. She holds a bachelors degree in Communications and Media Technology from Maseno University, Kenya and is a journalist blog writer as well as a wife and the mother of 3 children.
Anne Muli is the owner of Boon Investment Enterprises in Kenya, a mobile banking enterprise currently working for KCB Bank, EQUITY Bank, FAMILY Bank and Safaricom. Originally trained in purchasing and supplies management from Kisii University in Kenya, she has interned with Coca-Cola and Compassion International. She has a certificate in Certified Public Accountancy part IV.
Anne currently works for Asante Africa Foundation as the Youth Livelihood and Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator, a program that provides vulnerable youths from deeply rural areas of East Africa with hands-on skills and opportunities for rapidly changing and expanding EA economic landscape.
Carolyne Sunte is a young entrepreneur and Alumni of Asante Africa Youth Leadership Program. Carolyne holds a Diploma in Project Management from the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).
She is passionate about advocating girl-child education and empowering the youth. She is skilled in coaching youth on financial skills and conducting Leadership training. Through her passion as a mentor, she embraces a fanatical interest in leadership and has founded the Angaza Foundation (community based organization).
Carolyne has a keen interest in media studies and is enthusiastic to become an outstanding and successfully renowned Journalist advancing issues specific to marginalized groups.
Anderson is an alumni of Asante Africa Foundation’s Leadership & Entrepreneurship Incubator. He has impacted well over 2000 lives in his last three years through entrepreneurship, his leadership roles, and his mentoring of younger youth.
He is skilled in conduction, public debate training, and leadership training, including dream mapping and exam preparation.
A resident of Samburu county, Wamba location, Geoffrey is 23 years old and not yet married. He recently graduated from Meru Teachers College as a p1 teacher and thereafter joined Asante Africa Foundation to work as a Regional Coordinator in Wamba to help implement the ASC-LEI Programme that started in June of this year.
Geoffrey chose to be a teacher because he believes that teachers have a better chance of forming and transforming our children in schools, helping shape their lives, and making them productive people/citizens of tomorrow’s society.
Amos is a Youth Alumni and Regional Coordinator for Maralal region-Samburu County. After completing his secondary-level education at Wamba Boys Secondary School in 2015, Amos joined the Red Cross as a volunteer and attained a Community Services Volunteer certificate. Amos has also attained a Certificate of Proficiency from the College of Insurance and also in Early Childhood Development. Currently he is working as a regional coordinator (Samburu-based) for the Youth Livelihoods Program, managing After-School Clubs.
Moses is an alumni of Asante Africa’s Youth Leadership Program . Through the Pay it Forward component of the program, he has impacted 1900 lives In the last two years. He is skilled in leadership and has been holding the senior leadership position in high school.
He is good at debate comedy and loves reading a lot from different sources. He is currently the Narok regional youth coordinator.
Jairus Barasa Ouma brings a wealth of experience in HIV and AIDS programming, and Monitoring and Evaluation. He holds a Master’s degree in Project Planning and Management from The University of Nairobi. He is also a post graduate student at Mt. Kenya University pursuing a Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Jane Gundo Malala has experience from County Government of Turkana Department of Economics having worked there as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics, Sociology, and Mathematics) from The University of Nairobi.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development from Maasai Mara University. Has also pursued Fundamentals of M&E, Data Quality, and M&E Frameworks for HIV_AIDS programs, from Global Health eLearning. Simon strives to advocate for social justice, inclusion and empowerment of people’s lives through community mobilization, active participation, and involvement in the socio-economic and political processes. He has special interests in social policy development, youth/women empowerment and economic development, women and children’s rights advocacy, and community development.