TRIZAH TEMKO PKANIAHEAD OF WASH (WATER SANITATION AND HYGIENE)
Trizah has a passion for impacting the global health and this shines through the enthusiasm in her work on a daily basis regardless of whether she is doing field implementations, engaging with high stake-holders or coming up with innovative ideas to be incorporated in the development of the community. She is a dedicated person who never hesitates to put in long hours to ensure she meets deadlines.
Miss Pkania is strongly driven by an intrinsic motion for social justice and a desire to help others access opportunities and hence achieve their human rights.
Trizah has attained a degree in B.Sc. Environmental Health from the School of Public Health in Moi University
FLORIDAH ATIENOPROGRAMS COORDINATOR
Floridah is a graduate of the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Communication studies. She graduated with a double major in Sociology and Communication studies . Floridah is an active member of Youth Alliance for Leadership Development in Africa (YALDA) and National Youth Guidance and Counseling Association (NYGCA) where she trained as a professional counsellor. she is also a certified HIV testing and counseling service provider by National STIs Control Program (NASCOP).
As the project coordinator of NYGCA, she managed to introduce practical counseling sessions for the trainees. This program is aimed at ensuring that the trainees are competent enough to provide counseling services to the community.
Presently, Floridah lives in Nairobi and works at Garden of Hope Foundation in Kibera. She is serving as the Program Coordinator. Floridah is currently working on a study to establish the gap between boys and girls in the context of Education and possibly implement appropriate programs to help in bridging the gap.
My name is Haggai Imbiaka, born and bred in Kibera a fact that elicited a passion of reaching out to marginalized and vulnerable people. Previously I have worked for an organization called Swahiba Youth Networks that is involved in reaching out to girls in Kibera through providing for them education, counselling and monthly supply of sanitary towels.
I have a Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy and currently pursuing a Bachelors of Art in the same field. Garden of Hope has really provided a space for me to participate in shaping the minds of the future leaders in Kibera through the Mentorship and Counseling Department that I am involved in. I believe the Kenya of tomorrow will be better because of such small but yet important work that we do.
Edmond is passionate about International Development influencing him to implement various community projects aimed sustainable livelihoods. He is a graduate of Kenyatta University’s School of Public Health with a degree in Health Services Management. He as well holds a certificate in Leadership Development and Mentorship from the same institution. He intends to focus on Epidemiology later on.
Edmond has volunteered with two international voluntary organizations (Voluntary Service Overseas, VSO and Balloon Ventures Kenya) through which he developed entrepreneurial, M&E, Project management skills. This saw him implement a successful Education Empowerment project. He conducted a successful research on “Factors contributing to high cases of ART defaulters among HIV/AIDS patients at the Patient Support Center, Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital”
He has worked with Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) as well as Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital(KTRH) as an intern.
Edmond currently spear-heads activities in the mentorship department at GOHF
Mercy Chomba is a BA (Economics and sociology) graduate from Chuka University. Having worked with AIESEC for the past one year, in both Rwanda and Uganda, she is passionate about creating a positive impact in the community that is practical and sustainable. She particularly passionate about Sustainable Development Goal number 5 (gender equality) and more especially target 6 which aims at ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. She is currently a volunteer in the WASH department at Garden of Hope Foundation in Kibera.
She is a member of AIESEC alumni team and was formally the Local chapter vice president project development of AIESEC IN Chuka University.
Beth is a graduate from Pwani University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. She has a passion in community development and has been engaging in voluntary services since the year 2016 in various parts of the country. In the process she gained skills in mentorship and entrepreneurship which is using to impact various youths and small scale entrepreneurs in various rural areas.
She is also a member of the Eco-Tourism Kenya and Mazingira Safi Initiative. In both forums she is involved carrying out various community related projects. Currently, she is a volunteer at Garden of Hope Foundation in the Leadership Development and Entrepreneurship department.