OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Eunice Ndonga-Githinji, Executive Director
Eunice has over 16 years wealth of experience in programme management, advocacy, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation. She also has good understanding of regional and international instruments relating to protection and assistance of refugees and displaced persons. She previously worked at Uraia Trust as the Gender Programme Manager. She has previously worked with UN Women Country Office for Kenya as a Gender Advisor; International Organization for Migration (IOM) as a Senior Project Development and Implementation officer. She has also worked with RCK as the Senior Programme Officer & Head of Legal and social justice programme.

Leila Murithia Simiyu, Senior Programme Officer and Programme Officer, Legal and Social Justice Programme
Leila is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a degree in Law from the University of Nairobi. She has experience preparing children in need of protection for pre-trial briefing, including providing advice on procedures. She enjoys providing training on children’s rights and gender issues and has experience in providing legal aid to vulnerable groups in society.

Betty Murithi, Programme Manager, Dadaab
Betty is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University and Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She worked as a legal assistant at Kituo Cha Sheria under the Forced Migration Programme. Advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised communities through advocacy, providing legal aid and capacity building. Her areas of interest are in Human rights protection and fighting for the marginalised communities in the country.

Carolyne Minayo, Psychosocial Counsellor – Dadaab
Carolyne is a psycho social counsellor based in Dadaab sub – office. She has over 10 years work experience in non-government organizations. Her experience has been in community mobilization, trainings for community workers, counselling and other social interventions in projects implemented for People living with HIV/AIDS, Water and Sanitation and Refugees and Internally displaced persons. I hold two Diplomas in Community Health and Social Work and Welfare respectively. I have also pursued different short courses on ToT, counselling, and forced migration.

Paul Onimbo, Assistant Programme Officer, Garissa
Paul is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds law degrees (BAL & LLB) from the University of Mysore, India and a Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School Of Law. Before joining RCK, he interned at the County Government of Nairobi legal department in the Conveyancing & Prosecution departments and thereafter interned at UNHCR, Nairobi (Protection Delivery Unit).

Elizabeth Wangari Gitau, Social Worker, Nairobi
Elizabeth has a wealth of experience in community mobilization, counseling and social interventions with over four years working experience in implementing projects on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons and HIV/AIDs. She holds a Higher Diploma in Social Work, Community Development and has pursed various trainings on Counseling.

Millicent Oloo Kiragu, Assistant Programme Manager, Nairobi
Millicent is a trained counselor with a BA in counselling Psychology from Mt. Kenya University. She holds a higher Diploma from Kenya Association of professional counsellors and an Advanced Diploma in Community development. She has been working as a professional counsellor since 2007 and facilitator with Education for life-Kenya facilitating Behavior change programmes in Kenya, South Sudan and Liberia. At RCK, Millicent has held various positions. She has worked as social worker in Eldoret in 2011 implementing a peace building project, then as a psychosocial counselor in the Dadaab refugee camp in 2012 for two years. She then joined the advocacy programme for a few months after which she became the lead psychosocial counselor at RCK. Currently Millicent is also the assistant programme manager for the legal an social justice programme in Buruburu, Nairobi. She enjoys group facilitation and conducting trainings.

  Ndindi Ng'ang'a, Assistant Programme Manager, Garissa
Ndindi is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She has three years experience in private practice, ​where she dealt with family law matters, conveyancing matters, civil matters​ and commercial law matters. Before private practice she worked at an NGO as a Program Assistant with the Africa Youth Trust. She also worked in South Africa, in a South African Law firm and before that at a radio station.

Mitchel Ambasu Ayietsa, Assistant Programme Officer, Nairobi
Mitchel is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds a bachelor degree (LLB Hons) from Kenyatta University and a Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law. He attended his pupilage in chambers at Rachier & Amollo Advocates. He worked at National Bank of Kenya at the Legal Remedial Department for his Clinical Externship. His keen interest is on International Human Rights Law.

Joseph Akivaga, Programme Manager, Kakuma
Joseph is a project planning and management practitioner with seven years experience in project management, research and education; having a profound ability to interface and coordinate project scopes. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Egerton University and a Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management from The University of Nairobi. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in Project Planning and Management at The University of Nairobi. Before joining RCK he was working for Marafiki Global Aids Ministry as a Project Manager.

Nyokabi Mwangi, Assistant Programme Officer, Kakuma
Nyokabi is an advocate of the high court of Kenya with a degree in law from Moi University and a post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of law. She worked as a legal intern at the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (Kenya) for one year. She is interested in humanitarian law.

Deborah Nyokabi, Assistant Programme Officer, Nairobi
Deborah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws LL.B (Hons) Degree from Kenyatta university and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She interned at the National Legal Aid and Awareness Programme (NALEAP) and underwent her pupillage at the firm of Manyonge Wanyama & Associates Advocates. She joined the RCK from the Kenya Human Rights Commission where she was involved in fact-finding, advocacy, and litigation on diverse human rights issues. Her primary interests are human rights and constitutional litigation; advocacy, and legal reform. 

Margaret Kemuma, Assistant Program Officer, Dadaab
Margaret is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kenya School of Law. She previously worked as a project associate in RCK’s Advocacy and Policy Development Department. Before joining RCK, Margaret interned with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. She enjoys advocacy and litigation around human rights issues.

Masai Mutune, Assistant Programme Officer, Dadaab
Masai is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He has worked as a legal assistant at Kituo Cha Sheria under the Forced Migration Programme. Advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised communities through advocacy, providing legal aid and capacity building. Masai's areas of interest are in Human rights protection, general litigation and legislative drafting.

Rhoda Wagaki, Psychosocial Counselor, Garissa
Rhoda is a psycho social counselor based in Garissa sub-office. She has worked as a youth worker in Manchester, UK and also as a mental health care worker in Baltimore Maryland, USA for 3 years. In Kenya she has 10 years experience as a Psychological Counselor and trainer in Non-Governmental Organizations, community projects and colleges. She holds a Higher diploma in psychological counseling and a Certificate in Training of Trainers (TOT) from Kenya Institute of Professional Counseling she also has a certificate in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from Liverpool VCT. She enjoys facilitating group therapies and forums especially on personal development.

Maureen Mbaitsa Elavisa, Assistant Programme Officer, Kakuma
Ms. Elavisa is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi. She has two years experience in private practice in commercial law, conveyance, family law, property law and insurance law. She has also worked in Nigeria with a local NGO that focused on countering violent extremism and radicalization. Before joining RCK, she was working as a Litigation Associate at Munene Wambugu & Kiplagat Advocates. Her interests include litigation, research, policy, international development and human rights.

Daisy Wacuka, Assistant Programme Officer, Kakuma
Daisy is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Hons) from the Africa Nazarene University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She previously worked as a project associate in RCK’s Legal and Social Justice Programme in Dadaab. Before joining RCK, Daisy interned with the Office of the Attorney General for a period of six months. She enjoys advocating for the rights of refugees, women and children.

Christine Okoth, Assistant Programme Officer, Dadaab
Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Community development from Daystar University. Before joining RCK, she volunteered at Progressive volunteers for a year, carrying out projects on youth empowerment and capacity building with a focus on livelihoods and gender issues. She joined RCK as a psychosocial volunteer in February 2015. She moved to Dadaab in June 2015 as a psychosocial intern until June 2016.
Imaana Fredrick Koome, Programme Officer, Advocacy and Policy Development, Nairobi
Koome is an Honours Law graduate from Moi University, Eldoret and holds a post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of law. He is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a keen interest in International Human Rights Law and generally the concept of human rights. Before joining RCK, he worked as a legal assistant in a law firm. Specifically, at the national level he is interested in advocacy regarding the rights of both refugees and asylum seekers. His other areas of interest include, Environmental Law and Regulation. He believes that there cannot be any sustainable development without the protection of the environment.

Lilian Obiye, Assistant Programme Oficer, Advocacy and Policy Development Programme
Ms. Lilian Obiye, holds a Bachelors Degree in Law from The University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law. She is an Advocate of the High Court, an Arbitrator (MCIArb) and  a Certified Company Secretary (C.S). Ms. Lilian previously worked with Albert Kamunde  & Co. Advocates where she  specialized in Human Rights Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution Conveyancing and Commercial Law.   She is passionate about Human Rights Advocacy, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Rights of Refugees.

Milkah Chege, Assistant Programme Officer, Advocacy and Policy Development Programme
Ms Milkah holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree, in Political Science and Communication (University of Nairobi) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (Kenya Institute of Management). She has extensive experience and competencies in capacity building related to human rights, gender, and development; the law making process in Kenya, development of communication materials and project conceptualization and implementation. Ms Chege is passionate about human rights, empowerment and participatory development.

Andrew Maina, Communication, Research and Monitoring Officer, Nairobi
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (University of Nairobi) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations (United States International University). His research interests include migration, security and development studies. He is particularly interested in the correlations between migration (forced or otherwise), security and development.

Gideon Ngeno, IT Officer, CRM
Gideon is a Chemical and Process Engineering Graduate from Moi university with a Diploma in IMIS and various IT Certifications on technology concepts such as Active Directory, Exchange Server, VMware, Hyper-V. The certifications include MCITP-Active Directory, MCSA-Windows Server 2012, MCSA-Exchange Server, MCTS-Windows Server 2008 Virtualization. He has over four years experience in the IT industry. He enjoys learning and using the latest technology.

Esther Muhati, Programme Associate
Esther is a Disaster Management and International Diplomacy Graduate from Masinde Muliro University of Science and technology, with a certificate in peace and conflict resolution. She has extensive experience in the humanitarian sector having worked and volunteered with World Vision, Kenya Red Cross, National Council Churches of Kenya and Internal Displacement Policy and Advocacy Center, before joining RCK. Her interests are on research and Information relay in disaster prone environment.

Kennedy   Onyango  Oburu, Finance & Administration Officer
Kennedy is  a certified public Accountant (CPA-K) holder, with a degree in bachelor of business Administration –Finance option ,Second class honor Upper division from Kenya Methodist University (KEMU). He has over 9 years’ experience in donor financial management having worked with the following international NGO;Plan International as an Accountant, ACTED Kenya/Somalia as Base finance officer, Westminster foundation for democracy(WFD) as Program Administrative and Finance Assistant(PAFA),International Medical Corps(IMC) as Project Accountant. Before joining RCK, he worked for International Center for transitional Justice (ICTJ) as Finance & Administration manager.

Patrick Kinyanjui Njonjo, Assistant Programme Officer, Finance and Admin
Patrick is a CPA Finalist and is currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from Catholic University of East Africa. He has four years of experience.

Mesmes Job, Accountant-Kakuma Office
Mesmes has been in RCK since 2014. Before joining RCK, he was a Volunteer at LWF. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts: Economics and Sociology and is a CPA finalist.

Ken Muriithi, Accountant
Ken is a CPA K holder, currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Commerce at Mount Kenya University. He has been with RCK from Jan 2014 to Date as an accountant. Before joining RCK worked as Account assistant volunteer in Rafiki Aids Ministry Kenya for 3 months,Served as Member of Supervisory committee in Kikuyu youth Sacco from 2011 to date as well as Vice-Chairman and founder of Wamarafiki Sacco Limited from 2013 to date.

Anne Gatai, Assistant Administration/Human Resources Officer
Anne holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). She also holds a Group Diploma in Administrative Secretarial from Strathmore University. She has over 12 years of experience in Administration with legal and non-governmental organisations. She is currently specializing in Human Resources.

Hazel Kirangu, Administrative Assistant
Hazel holds a diploma in business administration from International University Of Professional Studies (IUPS), formerly known as KSPS. She has over 10 yrs experience in Customer Care and Administration & is currently pursuing a Higher Diploma in HR at Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).

Naomi Kidusu, Office Attendant, Nairobi
Naomi has been with RCK since 1998. She manages the reception, bookkeeping, cleaning and cooking.

Simon Lijoodi, Driver, Nairobi
Simon joined RCK in 2013 as a driver in Nairobi

Eunice Ndonga-Githinji, Executive Director

Eunice has over 16 years wealth of experience in programme management, advocacy, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation. She also has good understanding of regional and international instruments relating to protection and assistance of refugees and displaced persons. She previously worked at Uraia Trust as the Gender Programme Manager. She has previously worked with UN Women Country Office for Kenya as a Gender Advisor;  International Organization for Migration (IOM) as a Senior Project Development and Implementation officer. She has also worked with RCK as the Senior Programme Officer & Head of Legal and social justice programme.

Leila Murithia Simiyu, Senior Programme Officer and Programme Officer, Legal and Social Justice Programme

Leila is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a degree in Law from the University of Nairobi. She has experience preparing children in need of protection for pre-trial briefing, including providing advice on procedures. She enjoys providing training on children’s rights and gender issues and has experience in providing legal aid to vulnerable groups in society.

Legal and Social Justice Programme (LSJ)

Betty Murithi, Programme Manager, Dadaab
Betty is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University and Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She worked as a legal assistant at Kituo Cha Sheria under the Forced Migration Programme. Advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised communities through advocacy, providing legal aid and capacity building. Her areas of interest are in Human rights protection and fighting for the marginalised communities in the country.

Carolyne Minayo, Psychosocial Counsellor – Dadaab
Carolyne is a psycho social counsellor based in Dadaab sub – office. She has over 10 years work experience in non-government organizations. Her experience has been in community mobilization, trainings for community workers, counselling and other social interventions in projects implemented for People living with HIV/AIDS, Water and Sanitation and Refugees and Internally displaced persons. I hold two Diplomas in Community Health and Social Work and Welfare respectively. I have also pursued different short courses on ToT, counselling, and forced migration.

Paul Onimbo, Assistant Programme Officer, Dadaab
Paul is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds law degrees (BAL & LLB) from the University of Mysore, India and a Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School Of Law. Before joining RCK, he interned at the County Government of Nairobi legal department in the Conveyancing & Prosecution departments and thereafter interned at UNHCR, Nairobi (Protection Delivery Unit).

Elizabeth Wangari Gitau, Social Worker, Nairobi

Elizabeth has a wealth of experience in community mobilization, counseling and social interventions with over four years working experience in implementing projects on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons and HIV/AIDs. She holds a Higher Diploma in Social Work, Community Development and has pursed various trainings on Counseling.

Millicent Oloo Kiragu, Assistant Programme Manager, Nairobi

Millicent is a trained counselor with a BA in counselling Psychology from Mt. Kenya University. She holds a higher Diploma from Kenya Association of professional counsellors and an Advanced Diploma in Community development. She has been working as a professional counsellor since 2007 and facilitator with Education for life-Kenya facilitating Behavior change programmes in Kenya, South Sudan and Liberia.  At RCK, Millicent has held various positions. She has worked as social worker in Eldoret in 2011 implementing a peace building project, then as a psychosocial counselor in the Dadaab refugee camp in 2012 for two years. She then joined the advocacy programme for a few months after which she became the lead psychosocial counselor at RCK. Currently Millicent is also the assistant programme manager for the legal an social justice programme in Buruburu, Nairobi. She enjoys group facilitation and conducting trainings.

Ndindi Ng’ang’a,  Programme Manager, Garissa

Ndindi is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She has three years experience in private practice, where she dealt with family law matters, conveyancing matters, civil matters and commercial law matters. Before private practice she worked at an NGO as a Program Assistant with the Africa Youth Trust. She also worked in South Africa, in a South African Law firm and before that at a radio station.

Elydin Riziki Thoya, Assistant Programme Officer, Kakuma Office

Elydin is an advocate of the High court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Catholic University of Eastern Africa and a diploma from Kenya School of Law. She is currently working at RCK as the Assistant Programme Officer-Kakuma Office. She previously worked as a Project Associate between 1st February and December 2014 in the same office. She also worked as an intern Nyakoe Macharia & Co. Advocates, and also undertook an entry exam to the Institute of Arbitrators and ADR (Kenya).  She is interested and enjoys advocating for the rights of refugees, women and children in Kenya, and providing legal aid.

Mitchel Ambasu Ayietsa, Assistant Programme Officer, LSJ Nairobi

MItchel is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds a bachelor degree (LLB Hons) from Kenyatta University and a Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law. He attended his pupilage in chambers at Rachier & Amollo Advocates. He worked at National Bank of Kenya at the Legal Remedial Department for his Clinical Externship. His keen interest is on International Human Rights Law.

Joseph Akivaga, Programme Manager- Kakuma

Joseph is a project planning and management practitioner with seven years experience in project management, research and education; having a profound ability to interface and coordinate project scopes. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Egerton University and a Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management from The University of Nairobi. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in Project Planning and Management at The University of Nairobi. Before joining RCK he was working for Marafiki Global Aids Ministry as a Project Manager.

Nyokabi Mwangi, Assistant Programme Officer- LSJ Kakuma

Nyokabi is an advocate of the high court of Kenya with a degree in law from Moi University and a post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of law. She worked as a legal intern at the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (Kenya) for one year. She is interested in humanitarian law.

Deborah Nyokabi, Assistant Programme Officer, LSJ Nairobi

Deborah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws LL.B (Hons) Degree from Kenyatta university and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She interned at the National Legal Aid and Awareness Programme (NALEAP) and underwent her pupillage at the firm of Manyonge Wanyama & Associates Advocates. She joined the RCK from the Kenya Human Rights Commission where she was involved in fact-finding, advocacy, and litigation on diverse human rights issues. Her primary interests are human rights and constitutional litigation; advocacy, and legal reform.

Margaret Kemuma, Assistant Programme Officer-LSJ Dadaab

Margaret is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kenya School of Law. She previously worked as a project associate in RCK’s Advocacy and Policy Development Department. Before joining RCK, Margaret interned with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. She enjoys advocacy and litigation around human rights issues.

Masai Mutune,Assistant Programme Officer, LSJ Dadaab

Masai is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He has worked as a legal assistant at Kituo Cha Sheria under the Forced Migration Programme. Advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised communities through advocacy, providing legal aid and capacity building. Masai’s areas of interest are in Human rights protection, general litigation and legislative drafting.

Beverlyne C. Lelei, Assistant Programme Officer, LSJ Dadaab

Lelei is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University-School of law and a Post-Graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law. She worked as a legal assistant at FIDA- KENYA where her main mandate was to advocate for the rights of women in Kenya and offer legal assistance. Before joining RCK she worked as an Associate Advocate with C.K Yano &Co. Advocates and Atsieno Ngunya & Associates. Her areas of interest are in Human rights protection, fighting for the marginalized communities in the country and Participating in advocacy development.

Rhoda Wagaki, Psychosocial Counselor -LSJ Garissa

Rhoda is a psycho social counselor based in Garissa sub-office. She has worked as a youth worker in Manchester, UK and also as a mental health care worker in Baltimore Maryland, USA for 3 years.  In Kenya she has 10 years  experience as a Psychological Counselor and trainer in Non-Governmental Organizations, community projects and colleges. She holds a Higher diploma in psychological counseling  and a Certificate in Training of Trainers (TOT) from Kenya Institute of Professional Counseling she also has a certificate in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from Liverpool VCT. She enjoys facilitating group therapies and forums especially on personal development.

Daisy Wacuka, Assistant Programme Officer-Garissa

Daisy is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Hons) from the Africa Nazarene University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She previously worked as a project associate in RCK’s Legal and Social Justice Programme in Dadaab. Before joining RCK, Daisy interned with the Office of the Attorney General for a period of six months. She enjoys advocating for the rights of refugees, women and children.

Christine Okoth, Assistant Programme Officer, LSJ Dadaab

Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Community development from Daystar University.  Before joining RCK, she volunteered at Progressive volunteers for a year, carrying out projects on youth empowerment and capacity building with a focus on livelihoods and gender issues. She joined RCK as a psychosocial volunteer in February 2015. She moved to Dadaab in June 2015 as a psychosocial intern until June 2016.

Advocacy and Policy Development Programme (ADP)

Imaana Fredrick Koome, Programme Officer, Advocacy and Policy Development, Nairobi
Koome is an Honours Law graduate from Moi University, Eldoret and holds a post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of law. He is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a keen interest in International Human Rights Law and generally the concept of human rights. Before joining RCK, he worked as a legal assistant in a law firm. Specifically, at the national level he is interested in advocacy regarding the rights of both refugees and asylum seekers. His other areas of interest include, Environmental Law and Regulation. He believes that there cannot be any sustainable development without the protection of the environment.

Milkah Chege, Assistant Programme Officer, Advocacy and Policy Development Programme
Ms Milkah possesses a Bachelors of Arts Degree, in Political Science and Communication (University of Nairobi) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (Kenya Institute of Management). She has extensive experience and competencies in capacity building related to human rights, gender, and development; the law making process in Kenya, development of communication materials and project conceptualization and implementation. Ms Chege is passionate about human rights, empowerment and participatory development.

Lilian Obiye, Assistant Programme Officer, Advocacy and Policy Development Programme

Ms. Lilian Obiye, holds a Bachelors Degree in Law from The University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law. She is an Advocate of the High Court, an Arbitrator (MCIArb) and  a Certified Company Secretary (C.S).Ms. Lilian previously worked with Albert Kamunde  & Co. Advocates where she  specialized in Human Rights Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution Conveyancing and Commercial Law.   She is passionate about Human Rights Advocacy, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Rights of Refugees.

Communication, Research and Monitoring (CRM) Programme

Andrew Maina, Communication, Research and Monitoring Officer, Nairobi
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (University of Nairobi) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations (United States International University). His research interests include migration, security and development studies. He is particularly interested in the correlations between migration (forced or otherwise), security and development.

Gideon Ngeno, IT Officer, CRM
Gideon is a Chemical and Process Engineering Graduate from Moi university with a Diploma in IMIS and various IT Certifications on technology concepts such as Active Directory, Exchange Server, VMware, Hyper-V. The certifications include MCITP-Active Directory, MCSA-Windows Server 2012, MCSA-Exchange Server, MCTS-Windows Server 2008 Virtualization. He has over four years experience in the IT industry. He enjoys learning and using the latest technology.

Esther Muhati, Programme Associate

Esther is a Disaster Management and International Diplomacy Graduate from Masinde Muliro University of Science and technology, with a certificate in peace and conflict resolution. She has extensive experience in the humanitarian sector having worked and volunteered with World Vision, Kenya Red Cross, National Council Churches of Kenya and Internal Displacement Policy and Advocacy Center, before joining RCK. Her interests are on research and Information relay in disaster prone environment.

Institutional Support Development (ISD) Programme

Antony Otuku Wesonga, Finance and Administration Officer
Mr. Wesonga is a certified accountant and member of the Institute of Public Certified Accountants of Kenya (CPAK). He holds an MBA from University of Nairobi (specialized in accounting). He joined RCK in September 2011. He has ten years of experience as an accountant/finance officer in INGOs.  Mr. Wesonga has lead financial reviews and ensured compliance in multi-donor environments and served for a year as a Group Accountant in the corporate world. His training and practical experience includes financial accounting, management, and analysis for critical management decision-making, grants management and donor reporting. He currently serves as Finance and Administration Officer in charge of The Institutional Support and Development Programme at RCK. His education includes: MBA specialized in accounting, University of Nairobi – 2008, Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K), Strathmore College – 2002 and a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies, St Augustine Mabanga Seminary – 1992, Affiliate college of Urbaniana University  in Rome-Vatican.

Patrick Kinyanjui Njonjo, Assistant Programme Officer, Finance and Admin
Patrick is a CPA Finalist and is currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from Catholic University of East Africa. He has four years of experience.

Peter Nyambu, Accounts Assistant and Procurement Officer, Nairobi
Peter holds a Kenya Accounts Technician’s Certificate and CPA Part 1. He is currently pursuing CPA Part 2. He has been doing Accounts and Procurement for 3 years with RCK having worked in the commercial sector as an Accounts Assistant for two years prior. He holds a certificate in Forced Migration from the University of Dar es Salaam.

Mesmes Job, Accountant-Kakuma office.
Mesmes has been in RCK since 2014. Before joining RCK, he was a Volunteer at LWF. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts: Economics and Sociology and is a CPA finalist.

Ken Muriithi, Accountant
Ken is a CPA K holder, currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Commerce at Mount Kenya University. He has been with RCK from Jan 2014 to Date as an accountant. Before joining RCK worked as Account assistant volunteer in Rafiki Aids Ministry Kenya for 3 months,Served as Member of Supervisory committee in Kikuyu youth Sacco from 2011 to date as well as Vice-Chairman and founder of Wamarafiki Sacco Limited from 2013 to date.

Anne Gatai, Assistant Administration/Human Resources Officer
Anne holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). She also holds a Group Diploma in Administrative Secretarial from Strathmore University. She has over 12 years of experience in Administration with legal and non-governmental organisations. She is currently specializing in Human Resources.

Hazel Kirangu, Administrative Assistant
Hazel holds a diploma in Business Administration from International University of Professional Studies (IUPS), formerly known as KSPS and is currently pursing Human Resource. She has over 10 yrs experience in Customer Care and Administration.

Naomi Kidusu, Office Attendant, Nairobi
Naomi has been with RCK since 1998. She manages the reception, bookkeeping, cleaning and cooking.

Samuel Agaziva, Driver, Nairobi
Samuel has been with RCK since its inception in 1998. He works as a driver and dispatches mails as well as cheques.

Simon Lijoodi, Driver, Nairobi
Simon joined RCK in 2013 as a driver in Nairobi