Engagement & Resource Mobilization Committee

 

ISAAC RODRIGUEZ BETANZOS

Fundraising Co-ordinator (Volunteer )-Czech Republic

Novel writer and expert in the field of Quantum Psychology and Positive Psychology. Experienced multilingual business developer and account manager within IT, marketing and recruiting industries. Resilient and passionate about motivational speaking and mentoring, member of Toastmasters International and Mensa, with a Master’s Degree in Research Methods in Psychology.

IRSSA AHUJA
IRSSA AHUJA

Donor Relationship Advisor(Volunteer )-Pakistan

Her Expertise includes analysis, observation and forensic diagnosis of situations, people and projects. She manages projects, develop and design baselines survey, Social Impact Assessment, SEIA, monitoring and evaluation programs and deliver immaculate reports and proposals for clients. Currently, she is working with the Center for Social Justice, Lahore as Project Coordinator, bridge stakeholder, host community, project partners and donor on one platform for better understanding of projects deliverables and organization development, one of her master skills is to act as a liaison for building partnerships and strengthen the platform for peace and conflict resolution.

She is a Research specialist, her success as being a lead research specialist has been recognized by a number of organizations such as UNICEF, OXFAM, UNIDO ,GTZ, PPAF, NRSP, Directorate Staff Development, SAP, PES, and Engro Industries.

Earlier she worked with Internews, USAID, Henrich Boll Foundation, SAFMA ( South Asia Free Media Association), SDPI and ASR/ IWSL Applied Socio-Economic Resource Center / Institute of Woman Studies.

RITA BUTMAN
RITA BUTMAN

Fundraising Coordinator (Volunteer)  – Germany

Rita Butman is a telecom engineer with the passion of humanitarian works and sustainability, In Syria she was involved in voluntary works during the war. Her Volunteering work has seen her plan, implement, evaluate and report on programs that provide both immediate emergency relief and sustainable local development. She has overseen the distribution of essential foods and supplements, coordination of primary health care services, provision of logistical and technical support, and the preparation of funding submissions and grant proposals.  In Germany now, she is supporting refugee women, in terms of empowering them and help them to be prepared to enter the German job market, she also teaches computer skills and principle of coding for children as well.

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Members

 

OSANO JAVELAH
OSANO JAVELAH

Highly conscientious and solution oriented person, a trustworthy individual with good financial and budgeting capability. Always aiming to add value in the financial sector of the Organization in order to help it achieve its Mission, has great finance discipline. She works well with other disciplines building co-operation and trust with her peers in senior management, team members and other staff. She is particularly adept at ensuring that all financial activities and initiatives are consistent with overall strategic objectives.

SHEILA MITSHEL (MITCHY)
SHEILA MITSHEL (MITCHY)

2nd year student in B.A in Tourism, Sociology and Political Science at the University of Nairobi. Sheila is the co-founder of Sheema Tours a travel agency, (Youth-led students Enterprise). She is passionate about Travels and Visiting new places. She also loves to help the less fortunate and make others feel comfortable with themselves. Comes from a family of a single mother and is the only child. Since her childhood she believes in helping others and Also in the power of struggle.

JOHN PAUL WANGO

Source/ Identify donors in line with programmes at DWB, ensure the availability of resources for the project implementation to meet program needs. It is my desire that we change the narrative, culture and shift the paradigm through empowerment initiatives and affirmative action strategies while dealing with Young People or Women in the remote rural communities. I love working in the background towards creating impactful social change and development.

Maurice Wasike
Maurice Wasike

Working with Project Management Committee in developing client relationships. Managing and coordinating Event activities to ensure all activities are delivered efficiently. I help the Foundation complete blend of its imagination and realization of dream event that best fits their unique identity, and produce a high-quality event that meets the objectives.

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Staff

ZUHRA MULA
ZUHRA MULA

Brand Ambassador

Zuhra is a BCOM student at Kenyatta University. She is a leader, a mentor, a motivational and public speaker and also an article writer. She is interested in mentoring the youth and women on issues affecting them and also, the need to stand up for themselves and be the game changers. She writes and mentors on skills that enable these youth and women to be self -reliant.

Francis Kitsao

Program Cordinator

Francis is a student pursuing gender and development studies at Kenyatta University. He is passionate about mentorship especially on men and women empowerment for sustainable development.

Julie Nancy
Julie Nancy

SECRETARY

“I am motivated by the need to leave this world a better place than I found it and I currently do this through mentorship and communication on social awareness matters.”I am  analytical, detailed and thorough team player working towards becoming a Writer and a Motivational Speaker.

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

WINNIE AYIEKO (Win)
WINNIE AYIEKO (Win)

FOUNDER/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)

An independent Human Resource and Career Development Consultant, with passion for mentoring Young People across East Africa. Worked with the leading Communication Company in Kenya, has worked with Non-Governmental Organisations and in the Private and Public Sector. Hold an MBA (Major in Human Resource Management) and Bachelor degree in Counseling Psychology. Performance and Talent Management expert working with vulnerable communities to develop affordable, innovative solutions that raise the quality of Education for all through Mentorship approach. A motivational speaker and a Mentor.

 

David Shamala
David Shamala

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO)

David Shamala is a human rights activist.While David began her career as a community advocate in Kenya,He has since shifted his focus to addressing social exclusion within both grassroots and international human rights arenas, and particularly within Global South contexts. Most recently, he worked with GASU for Global African SHEROES Union in New York City, organising their outreach and communication strategies to raise awareness of African women’s rights at CSW64 Forum.He has also held research positions at Peace Direct and the United Network of Young Peace-builders (UNOY) on Youth and Peace-building consultations and CSO participant at African Union Commission where he focused on continental peace policy, systems reform at the AUC PSC .David is currently Volunteering as the Change-maker at African Leadership Institute (AFLI) at Project Pakati.

TIRUS GITAU
TIRUS GITAU

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT CORDINATOR 

Tirus is counselling psychologist currently working with University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB). He is passionate about working with special population group and the less privileged in the society. Strongly believes that every human being has potential in themselves which needs to be natured for one to realise their full potential. He is an internationally certified addiction professional (ICAP) with vast experience in handling addiction related issues.

A motivational Speaker, a writer, a father and a husband.

JULLY JUMA
JULLY JUMA

WELFARE OFFICER

It has always been my goal to work with Young People with Disability, my passion led me becoming being a Mentor to kids and Youths with Disability and the experience is what build’s my happiness and satisfaction and help me gain valuable lessons at Work each day. Taking care of Board’s administrative secretarial duties and welfare of the Organization to effectively ensure that every member staff have their needs and expectations met as they serve.

POLYCARP ONDIMU
POLYCARP ONDIMU

PROJECT CORDINATOR

Highly experienced Project Manager and Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the Public Sector and in the Civil Society Organisation. Skilled in Planning and Execution. Oversee value and holistic development through on good project ideas. A very dedicated, efficient and enthusiastic professional with relentless drive for broad impact beyond results. Has excellent project communication and team working skills.

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Advisory Members

 

Dr Lydiah Maingi
Dr Lydiah Maingi

Coaching & Development Advisor

PhD Counseling Psychology; Maingi is a Lecturer and Counselor. She is a trainer at the Department of Psychology in Kenyatta University (Kenya). As a Researcher and Consultant, Maingi is passionate about mental health, Career development and Family related issues. She is dedicated to empowering others through teaching, training, Mentoring, and provision of psychological counseling. As a former high school teacher and Lecturer, Maingi has a wealth of experience in dealing with the youth and youth related issues that come hardy in the organization. “Many people want to see change in the society but do little or absolutely nothing to bring about that change. We got to realize it takes who we are, what we have and where we are now to begin to do something. Let us not wait for tomorrow, today was yesterday’s tomorrow”.

WILLINGTONE OUMA.
WILLINGTONE OUMA.

Communications & networking Co-ordinator

Willingtone is a social philosopher, an International Relations and Diplomacy expert. His research moves between foreign policies, political thoughts, religious philosophies, espionage and war. His research interests extend to the philosophy of combat operations, brainwash, betrayal ethnic politics of thinking, and pop-up economies. He is the author of Fallacies in Religious Discourses: Religious Falsehoods Revealed, Fencing to tame humanity: Wicked from birth, The Mombasa Republican Council Secession Call: Recess or Resolution. He loves spending time with people and helping the less privileged is what gives him satisfaction. He is currently working in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Europe and commonwealth department).

JUDY KAJO
JUDY KAJO

Resource mobilization co-ordinator

Judith Kajo is a HR professional with over 15 years of experience, working in a Kenya Government Institution. She holds an MBA in HRD, BBA in HRM and various Management Certificates. A full Member of KIM and Member of IHRM.

A CS-Kasneb Student.

Judith is strong- willed with a personality to reckon with.  She has a deep passion working with and empowering the youth, women and the orphans in the society.  She has intensive wealth of experience in Mentorship, Coaching and Training. Result oriented who has sacrificially achieved impressive milestones in identification of the vulnerable youth and women and has continually embraced and addressed the needs and challenges thereof with wisdom and knowledge she acquired majorly from her Religious beliefs.

Judith possesses very strong interpersonal skills and believes in impacting on and helping the youth change the lenses through which they perceive the world around them to maximise on their potential. It’s all about attitude change. She believes in KAIZEN

KEVIN KAMOLLOH

Research & Development Advisor

Has over ten years’ experience, actively been involved in practical primary data collection, supervision, coordination, quality assurance and control (QA/QC) of research on several programs dealing with Education, Advocacy and Health. He is Data Analyst and Researcher with several years lecturing at the University of Maseno.

I am a fast adapting, flexible and self-motivated person capable of managing projects and working under hardship, with minimum supervision and little resources to achieve maximum production. Strong academic training in (PhD candidate), MA Anthropology, BA Sociology & Anthropology with Information Technology, and computer software applications, sets a firm foundation of my passion in the field of research and advocacy. To serve as a great researcher/advocate involved in conducting life impacting and high quality researches within communities with an aim of influencing the development of relevant policies in the society within a competitive and challenging organization sharing the same vision.

NAIJERIA TOWEETT
NAIJERIA TOWEETT

Digital Media and Communication Advisor

For a decade, I have been working on digital media with a focus on building and managing online communities. I believe in data informed engagement and content strategies, this has spurred my interest in data science and analytics. 

My role as a wife and mother of three grounds me. The joy in cooking and my art, which I am very good at, fuels my creative need to be courageous and innovative.

The discipline that gives me a sense of balance in mind, body and soul while training for 10K and 21K races is the very discipline I apply in my work.

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