TI-Kenya’s Legal Advice Center helps Halt unlawful School Fees at a Primary School in Kisumu

In Kenya, the government has long recognised the importance of education as a fundamental right for all children. To ensure equal access to education, the government has heavily subsidised public primary school fees, striving to alleviate financial burdens on parents and guardians. However, despite these efforts, instances of corruption often threaten to undermine this noble […]

Community Committees Supported by TI-Kenya Transforming Lives in Kwale County.

Photo: Faki Omar – Msambweni community committee In Kenya, despite the mining sector’s contribution of 0.9% to the Gross Domestic Product, communities residing in areas where mining activities occur often do not reap the benefits of their natural resources due to the unequal distribution of mining profits. Kwale County serves as a prime example, where […]

Back At It Again; Kenya on the Grey list

By Sheila Masinde and Robert Mwanyumba Ten years after exiting the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Grey List, Kenya makes a swift return in 2024. This follows the Mutual Evaluation by its peers that identified strategic deficiencies in combatting money laundering, terrorism financing and proliferation financing leading it to be designated as a jurisdiction under […]

Corruption Perceptions Index 2023

2023 CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX REVEALS HOW THE WEAKENING OF JUSTICE SYSTEMS IS LEAVING CORRUPTION UNABATED Nairobi – Kenya: Tuesday, 30 January 2024: The 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released worldwide today by Transparency International (TI), the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption, reveals that most countries have made little to no progress in […]

Prosecutors who bungled Arror and Kimwarer dams’ case sued

January 2, 2024, Nairobi, Kenya —Transparency International Kenya, the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), Katiba Institute, and Africa Center for Open Governance (Africog) have sued prosecutors Geoffery Obiri and Oliver Mureithi, accusing them of mishandling the KSh63 billion Arror and Kimwarer dams’ case. On December 14, 2023, an anti-corruption court acquitted former Treasury Cabinet Secretary […]

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.