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AMOS OUMA

AMOS OUMA

BOARD CHAIRMAN
BACKGROUND

Amos is a teacher by profession with vast experience in the teaching industry. He has undergone numerous trainings on matters education starting from the time the national government introduced TUSOME, EGMA and now the infamous CBC system. In his career, he has handled children with different learning abilities and is well versed with the challenges the current pupils are facing including and not limited to compulsory free schooling that has seen education sector face multiple obstacles amid its full implementation. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree in Education at Kenyatta University.

SIMON WAMU

SIMON WAMU

GENERAL SECRETARY
BACKGROUND

Simon Wamu is the Chief Executive Officer of EERU Initiative. He is an educator, author, researcher and a sustainability advocate. He has a passion for quality education, equity and social justice. He has many years’ experience in working with civil society groups that advocate for equity and access to quality education and sustainable development. He holds a Master’s degree in Leadership for Sustainability from Malmo University, Sweden and a Bachelors’ degree in Business Management from Moi University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

GRACE EWOI

GRACE EWOI

TREASURER
BACKGROUND

Grace, is a Certified Public Accountant with over 8 years’ working experience in Public and Non-Governmental Organisations in areas of accounting and financial Management. She has expertise in Energy and Natural Resources management and policy formulation, Extractive industries, financial modelling and analysis and experience in streamlining financial systems in humanitarian emergency responses. She is a senior budget officer with the County Government of Turkana. She holds a Master’s degree in International Oil and Gas Management (University of Dundee, UK). A Bachelors’ degree in Business Management (Moi University).

VINCENT NASIALI

VINCENT NASIALI

BOARD MEMBER
BACKGROUND

Mr.Nasiali is a consultant with a wealth of experience in finance, management, business development and logistics. He has been involved in managing scheduling, procurement, press operations, employees and customerservice issues. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree Banking and Finance. He has worked as a banker and a business development strategist for years. He currently heads the marketing department of Suzmate Education Consultancy.

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SIMON WAMU

SIMON WAMU

FOUNDER AND CEO
BACKGROUND

Simon Wamu is the Chief Executive Officer of EERU Initiative. He is an educator, author, researcher and a sustainability advocate. He has a passion for quality education, equity and social justice. He has many years’ experience in working with civil society groups that advocate for equity and access to quality education and sustainable development. He holds a Master’s degree in Leadership for Sustainability from Malmo University, Sweden and a Bachelors’ degree in Business Management from Moi University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

BILHER OBADHA

BILHER OBADHA

FINANCE MANAGER
BACKGROUND

Bilher is a Certified Public Accountant (ASSOC/3959) with experience in finance and accounting. She has a diverse experience having worked in both non profit and corporate organisations. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration (Finance Major) at Mount Kenya University with special interests in Strategic Financial Management.

RICHARD MULEKO

RICHARD MULEKO

PROGRAMMES AND PARTNERSHIP MANAGER
BACKGROUND

 Richard Muleko is a  Programmes and Partnerships Manager, Bachelors degree in Health and Environment from Mount Kenya University. A wealth of experience community empowerment and environmental activism.

STEPHEN MUASYA

STEPHEN MUASYA

PROJECT OFFICER
BACKGROUND

He is in charge of the organisation’s program implementation. He has a bachelor’s degree in education for University of Eldoret.

DORCAS ACHANDO

DORCAS ACHANDO

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
BACKGROUND

Dorcas is a trained and qualified Early Childhood teacher and an experienced social worker. She has vast experience in community development, counseling and teaching. Prior to her involvement with EERU Initiative, she worked as a senior instructor for Lead Initiative Kenya.

ALVIN KOKONYA

ALVIN KOKONYA

PROGRAM FACILITATOR
BACKGROUND
Facilitator of the keeping pace program
 
FELIX SIMIYU

FELIX SIMIYU

PROGRAM FACILITATOR
BACKGROUND
Facilitator of the keeping pace program
REDEMPTA TITUS KELI

REDEMPTA TITUS KELI

PROJECT OFFICER
BACKGROUND

Redempta Keli Titus is a Licensed Clinical Nutritionist who is focused on how healthy eating and good nutrition can contribute to general education of a child, prevent illnesses and complications in the future. She worked as clinical nutritionist in some arid areas including Kitui and Makueni County. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, and she has a certificate in Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition.

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EERU Initiative is a grassroots, volunteer driven initiative that improves access to quality education for children in rural and urban slums most of whom have largely been left behind in education.

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