Journalists Trained on Climate Governance Reporting

Transparency International Kenya organised a 2-day training workshop on communicating climate change and climate governance for journalists. The training, which targeted  journalists from both mainstream and community media, aimed at enhancing the capacity of journalists and communicators on reporting climate change, climate governance and corruption issues was held on 25th and 26th July 2018 in […]

TI-Kenya Supports Good Governance Reporting

By Kevin Mabonga Transparency International Kenya supported the Good Governance Reporting Award during the 2018 Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) held on 3rd August 2018 in Nairobi. John Kamau of the Daily Nation won the Print Category while Wellingtone Nyongesa of Radio Maisha bagged the Radio category. The TV Category went to NTV’s Andrew Ochieng. […]

TI-Kenya Concerned About the Enforcement of Chapter Six

Transparency International Kenya is concerned about the commitment of the President and Parliament to the enforcement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. In a statement released on 23rd July 2018, TI-Kenya faults the the President for nominating Dr. Ben Chumo as Chairperson of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission considering his integrity was put to […]

Reforming Relief Distribution in Kongelai, West Pokot

Residents of Kongelai location in West Pokot had for many years silently suffered as a result of ineffective and unclear food aid distribution systems. Kongelai being a semi-arid region is regularly faced with food shortages and water scarcity that exposes most of the community members to drought and famine. This condition led to the distribution […]

Public Forum in Shaantaabak, Wajir County Bears Fruit

The County Government of Wajir had been undertaking a water tracking project in Shaantaabak location for three years but this stopped abruptly in November 2014 due to lack of financial resources. In August 2015, a joint field outreach visit by the Wajir South Development Agency and the Uwajibikaji Pamoja convener was conducted in Shantaabak location […]

‘Uwajibikaji Pamoja’ Facilitates Cash Transfers for the Elderly in Mnagei

The National Government has been implementing the Cash Transfer Fund for the elderly in a number of Counties, West Pokot County included. The elderly people are recruited into the programme after a given period of time. The county administration leaders are charged with the responsibility of recruiting these elderly people whenever there are more slots […]

Uwajibikaji Pamoja Comes to Widower’s Rescue

Job* Enkai, 65-year-old widower and a father of 7 (3 boys and 4 girls) has been a beneficiary of a cash transfer programme implemented by Oxfam and funded by ECHO in Turkana. Job was recruited into the programme through a process that is community based and facilitated by Oxfam staff and the community’s administrative leaders; […]

Sensitisation by TI-Kenya Lands Qanjara a Dispensary

Qanjara location is in Wajir West Sub-County and a home to local a community that has pastoral background. Inhabitants of this location have dropped their indigenous nomadic lifestyle due to recurrent drought caused by climate change which has continuously led to loss of livestock. Majority of the members of the local community are illiterate. Together […]

Social Accountability Initiative Impacts Kongelai Residents

For a long time, West Pokot county residents would attend meetings and rallies convened by political leaders to listen to them in anticipation of some token thereafter. They would arrive in numbers, sing on arrival of the leaders and sit awaiting the speech and token. Unfortunately, this is a common practice in most locations in […]

ALAC Helps Resolve 20 year Pension Case

In his prime, Kassim* was a budding technician working for one of the biggest state corporations. Due to an illness that left him with walking difficulties, he was forced into early retirement over 20 years ago. He retired and went  to a sleepy village in Vanga, Kwale County near the border of Kenya and Tanzania. […]

Lucky Philomena Mbaye

Project Assistant, Citizen Demand and Oversight

Philomena is a lawyer, currently undertaking the Advocates Training Program at the Kenya School of Law, following her attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL. B) from the University of Nairobi. She is also a Certified Professional Mediator (CPM).

With a keen interest in Human Rights, Policy, Democracy, and Governance, she is deeply invested in promoting equitable legal practices and advocating for social justice. Her professional journey includes valuable experiences from (Coulson Harney LLP) Bowmans Law and ENS Africa, where she developed a solid understanding of legal intricacies and demonstrated proficiency in navigating complex legal landscapes. Beyond her legal pursuits, Philomena actively engages in community service through volunteer work with local CSOs, aiming to extend her impact beyond the legal sphere and contribute meaningfully to societal progress.

Thomas Juma

Project Assistant, North-Rift Region

Thomas is a dynamic professional with a wide range of experience and skills in community mobilization, capacity development in governance, media engagement, networking and partnership development. In his new role, he shall be responsible for offering support to the North Rift Regional Office to ensure successful implementation of the projects and assisting in logistical tasks, data collection and documentation. Thomas holds a diploma in public relations, marketing and advertising from ICS college, diploma in project planning and NGO management from Cambridge universal college and diploma in film and television production from Alphax college.

Emily Atieno

Procurement Officer

Emily is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in asset management, vendor relations, process improvement, event management, procurement process and procedures, admin management, communication and interpersonal skills. In her role, she is responsible for all the procurement processes and procedures towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan. Emily holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Africa Nazarene University. She is also a holder of certificate in facilitation skills and Diploma in Business Management.

George Kiondo

Finance and Investments Manager

George is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in financial and project management, couching and mentoring, monitoring and evaluation, financial reporting and procurement amongst others.

In his new role, is responsible for overseeing the work of finance, investments and business development towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

George holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration from USIU, a Masters of Business Administration from the African Nazarene University, CPA-K and CPS-K qualifications from Strathmore Business School.

Linet Mukhula

Project Officer, Natural Resources and Climate Governance - Land, Extractives and Energy

Linet is a highly dynamic and versatile professional with extensive experience across various domains. She possesses a comprehensive skill set essential for effective project and organizational management. This includes expertise in Program Management and Reporting, ensuring strategic initiatives are designed and implemented to meet objectives with accurate reporting on outcomes. She excels in Coordination and Relationship Management, forging strong connections with stakeholders to drive collaboration and achieve shared goals.

She is responsible for implementing governance projects and working with communities and government with an emphasis on Land, Extractives and Energy towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

Linet holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Community Development from Kenyatta University with a Diploma in Public Relations Management and Advance Certificate in Business Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. She’s currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Development Studies (Economic Planning)- thesis level at the Management University of Africa.

Anno Annet Andisi

Intern, North-Rift Region

Annet is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in community engagement and advocacy, training, strategy and policy development as well as project management.

She is responsible for offering support to the North Rift Regional Office to ensure the successful implementation of the projects and documenting of legal aid cases for walk-in and call-in clients towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

Annet holds a Bachelor of Bachelor of Political science and Public administration from Kisii University.

Jane Kingori

Grants Manager, USAID USAWA Program

Jane is a finance and grants specialist with a Master of Science in Organizational Development, Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and CPA (K). She has over 15 years’ of experience in strengthening organizations ‘capacities for sustainable program delivery through integration of best grants and financial management practices and compliance with different donor rules and regulations including USAID, UKAID, DANIDA, GCERF, SIDA and EU among others. She has served as the grants management technical lead at Faith To Action Network and Act Change Transform.