PROFESSIONALS

Our team members

We’ve a dedicated team of Qualified Professionals with deep industry experience and technical expertise to manage a multitude of tasks ranging in complexity and size.

EVALIN KARIJO

Project Director

EVALIN KARIJO

Project Director
Evalin Karijo is an agile and dynamic leader. Ms. Evalin Karijo is the Project Director of Y-ACT, Youth in ActionMs. Karijo is a Public Health specialist and holds a Global Executive MBA (Health Leadership & Management) from USIU-Africa, a BSc in Public Health from Kenyatta University, and is due for graduation with a second Masters degree in International Public Health with the University of Liverpool–UK.

Gathoni King’ori

Editorial Assistant

Gathoni King’ori

Editorial Assistant
Gathoni King’ori is the story teller, writer and the Editorial Assistant of the team. Her background is in communications with a focus in Journalism and Corporate Communications. She is most passionate about women empowerment. She likes to see young women come out of their shell, disregard the stereotypes around them, juggle all sorts of roles and living their most fulfilling life.

Gloria Nyanja

Project Assistant

Gloria Nyanja

Project Assistant
Evalin Karijo is an agile and dynamic leader. Ms. Evalin Karijo is the Project Director of Y-ACT, Youth in ActionMs. Karijo is a Public Health specialist and holds a Global Executive MBA (Health Leadership & Management) from USIU-Africa, a BSc in Public Health from Kenyatta University, and is due for graduation with a second Masters degree in International Public Health with the University of Liverpool–UK.

Peter Ngure

Deputy Director

Peter Ngure

Deputy Director
Peter is a jack of all trades. He is a youth leader and the Deputy Project Director. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Sociology and Community Development and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social work. He is passionate about an improved health governance environment; especially at the grassroots; aspiring to see young people take up leadership and hold the government accountable in matters SRH.

Steve Kagia

Graphic Designer

Steve Kagia

Graphic Designer
Steve Kagia is the guy that brings out the beautiful in our stories. He is the photographer and graphic designer in this project. He is passionate about film making, photography, editing and his dexterity with the camera has been his global ticket to countries around the world.

Omar M. Bandika

Outreach Assistant

Omar M. Bandika

Outreach Assistant
Omar M. Bandika is an experienced mentor and leader in Kilifi County with over 5 years’ experience in children’s rights and youth empowerment focusing on Gender, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Family Planning, HIV/AIDs and Advocacy.

Sylvia Wamugi

Advocacy Communications Manager

Sylvia Wamugi

Advocacy Communications Manager
Sylvia is the creative whizzball that is constantly churning out colourful ideas for the project. She is passionate about social advocacy, communications and women’s right to health. Her background is in International Relations with an MA in International Development Communications.

Georgina Obonyo

Project Officer

Georgina Obonyo

Project Officer
Georgina is the comic of the team. She is very passionate about Meaningful Youth participation and involvement and her background is in Community Health and Development. She has implemented several programs around Adolescent and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health programs. In 2015, she received an Honour from The African Union in recognition of her role in promoting young people’s and Women’s Health in Africa.

Samuel Abraham

Outreach Assistant

Samuel Abraham

Outreach Assistant
Samuel is a herder and the Advocacy Outreach Assistant for Samburu and Marsabit. He is most passionate about servant leadership and his background is in International Relations and Security Studies with a minor in Communication from Daystar University.