She has built her capacity in advocating for youth and adolescents empowerment, enhancing their capacity for sustainable development. Through this, Christine has had a chance to empower young women and girls on good health practices focusing on mental health, Menstrual Hygiene and Reproductive health and rights. She has also supported business development through providing business skills to growing enterprises and leadership. This she has done through one on one and school visits to motivate them toward academic excellence. All this has been achieved under different organisations including; UK’s International Citizen Service Project and United Missions International.
Christine joined Hope in action in 2017 as a volunteer health educator and board member. She represented Hope in Action Network at the young feminists convening in 2018 curated by Womankind Worldwide. Through the networks created at this convening, she was able to apply and get selected as a volunteer mentor for Akili Dada in 2019.
Christine holds a of Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and a certificate in introduction to epidemiology for global health from the University of Washington.
She is also a postgraduate student at the University of Nairobi pursuing a Master of Arts in Environmental Planning and Management. Driven by a commitment to influence change, she recently traveled to the University of the Fraser Valley to advance her research on the Contribution of women to Kenya’s agricultural sector and Household Food Security under a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship. Upon the completion of her Masters’ program, Edith plans to work on projects that will ensure that women and girls live sustainably. Ultimately, her purpose for living is to give hope to another girl that it is possible to live their best lives yet.
He holds a diploma in community development and social work and is currently pursuing a diploma in Theology at KAG East University. His passion is to see communities being empowered and equipped for a better society.
public relations & journalism. she is passionate about youth empowerment
and creating reproductive health awareness and has written and spoken on
youth reproductive health education, at local and international forums.
Juliet is the founder of Mwanadada, a platform that provides
comprehensive sex and reproductive health education and mentorship to
teenagers and was named a PAI champion of comprehensive sex
As a community Health Nurse, she has played a key role in mobilizing and coordinating regional and global summits for young women and was part of the team that developed an empowering training module on leadership and capacity building for young women in Africa as champions for SRHR and HIV. She once spearheaded an adolescent girl’s project at the YWCA Kenya which aimed at empowering adolescent girls in SRH issues, leadership and entrepreneurship through training.
Safari being a global citizen is also fascinated with cultures and their uniqueness and the perspectives each culture holds . It is this attitude that gave her a volunteering opportunity with Zentrum für Mission und Ökumene8ZMÖ in Germany from February 2016 to February 2017.
Her motivation is the word and counsel of God Isaiah 61:1-2 – “I THE SPIRIT of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed and qualified me to preach the Gospel of good tidings to the meek, the poor, and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up and heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the [physical and spiritual] captives and the opening of the prison and of the eyes to those who are bound, To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord [the year of His favor] and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn”
Shadrack Abala is a practicing accountant at Tela Alusala & Company, Alongside being an accountant he has worked with Students for Liberty, ICY Africa, among other renowned organizations with 5 years experience being passionate about advancing gender equality, sexual and reproductive health and rights programming and youth advocacy in the context of sustainable development through movement building, Education, digital and social media, policy advocacy and capacity building for young people and adolescents girls.
Shadrack has proven experience in building alliances and partnerships with national and international counterparts, UN Country Teams, and implementing partners in designing and implementing interventions that ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including maternal health, family planning, gender, and adolescent and youth empowerment to under-served populations.
Tom Isaac Makisa Makokha is the current National Coordinator of WCY KENYA (Welfare of Children and Youth Kenya) an advocacy organization championing for child protection and participation in development, promoting youth participation and decision making in national development. He is also the program administrator of Inspiration Kenya a youth serving organization working in partnership with Kenya school of government in modelling Kenyan universities students Leadership
Development in transforming the Youths of Kenya, and also the Founder/Director of Timak Solutions a consultant enterprise firm in Kenya that offers training in social
protection, enterprise development with vast knowledge in livelihoods program, health and economic empowerment, a life member, Volunteer, first-aider, first Responder and also trained as a psycho social support (PSS) counselor with Kenya Red Cross. Has knowledge and experience of over 10 years in community mobilization, social work, Fundraising and Resource Mobilization, civic education and with different leadership tasks.
On day to day basis involved in trainings, facilitations in Business Management, Enterprise risk management, Project plan management, and Research, Concepts and Business plans development and possess ICT Skills
He is a mature respectable patriotic young Kenyan with exceptional understanding and knowledge on national values, a team player who possess good partnership and networking skills, with passion and skills to empower, train, connect and link, good communication skills, with experience of interacting with people of all status, gender, age and class.