30Jan2023

2022 Elections  View our resources here

Uongozi bora U mikononi mwetu

Our board members, leadership, staff, and partners are committed to democratic transformation that leaves no one behind. We believe that justice should be the shield and defender of everyone within Kenya. And we work to ensure that the promise of unity, peace, and liberty are realised within our lifetime and secured for future generations. 

The true measure of a just nation is built on the value and recognition it places on all her citizens

Meet Our Board

Consortia?

The Ecumenical Civic Education Programme (ECEP)

The Ecumenical Civic Education Programme (ECEP) is the mechanism for coordinating the civic education work of the two major church networks: the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and the Protestant National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK).

The National Muslim Civic Education Consortium (NAMCEC)

National Muslim Civic Education Consortium (NAMCEC) comprises three CSOs: Kenya Council of Imams and Ulamaa, North Eastern Muslim Initiative and the Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance.

The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalised Communities (CEDMAC)

The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalised Communities (CEDMAC) was formed in 1999 as a platform of, and for civil society organisations, networks, and initiatives from marginalised communities striving for social justice and eliminations of all forms of discrimination. The CEDMAC constituency includes pastoralists, Muslims, ethnic minorities, hunters and gatherers, forest dwellers, urban slum dwellers, riverine communities and People living with Disabilities (PWDs).

The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalised Communities (CEDMAC)

The Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalised Communities (CEDMAC) was formed in 1999 as a platform of, and for civil society organisations, networks, and initiatives from marginalised communities striving for social justice and eliminations of all forms of discrimination. The CEDMAC constituency includes pastoralists, Muslims, ethnic minorities, hunters and gatherers, forest dwellers, urban slum dwellers, riverine communities and People living with Disabilities (PWDs).

Secretariat

Oliver Waindi

Secretariat

The Secretariat is headed by the Executive Director:

Oliver Waindi

Executive Director

Oliver Waindi

He is experienced in community and youth development; civic education; health, humanitarian; education, and food security programs. He is a PhD student in International Relations and Diplomacy (University of Nairobi); a master’s degree holder in International Relations (University of Nairobi); a BA (Kenyatta University); Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (College of Professional Management, Liverpool); Diploma in Business Management (Kenya Institute of Management) and advanced certificates in French and Project Management. Oliver’s interests include sports. He is a former boxer with Kenya’s national team.

Meet Our Staff

Ag. Head of Finance & Support Services

Gladys Maina

IT Officer

Nadhir Ali

Director of Programs

Paul Wanderi

He is a seasoned practitioner in civil society programs in Kenya with collaboration in other African countries and globally. He holds  a Masters degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelors degree from Egerton University. 

Administration Officer

Maureen Maina

Civic Engagement Manager

Aloyce Moyi

He is a community development practitioner skilled in program management and leadership, training, policy analysis and advocacy, partnership building and grants management. When out of office, he enjoys socializing with family and friends as well as involvement in charity work.

Civic Education Manager

Helen Mudora

 

Gender & Inclusion Manager

Marjory Githure

Marjory is a young feminist woman with more than 8 years of professional experience in pan-African and international organizations. Marjory is passionate about gender equality and equity. Marjory has experience working in a variety of research and policy organizations, supporting the execution of programs, and managing the planning, coordination, budgeting, monitoring, advocacy, performance, and resource management processes for programs. Marjory is incredibly organized, pays close attention to detail while carrying out a program, and has the capacity to actively contribute to the creation of a program’s objectives for any activity or institution. Marjory has worked on the execution of many programs, projects, and conferences in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Nigeria. She has also organized international conferences and consortium meetings in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, and the United Kingdom (UK).

 

Resource Mobilization Manager

Eric Njoroge

 He has 14 years of experience in Resource Mobilization, partnership building, donor relations, and proposal development in the nonprofit sector. He is an Atlas Corps fellow alumnus and a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship with an MSc in International Development from the University of Birmingham, UK, an MA from Kenyatta University, Kenya, and a BA from Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome. He enjoys poetry, swimming and listening to music.

 

Communications Officer

Cliff Aboki Omingo

 

Civic Education Officer

John Kamande

 

Civic Engagement Officer

Pauline Daudi

 

Transport Officer 

Elijohn Gitau

 

Gender & Inclusion Officer

Kavi Karuga

Procurement Officer

Mary Maina

 

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Hildah Chao

 

Administration Assistant

Peninah Ingati

 

Grants/Finance Officer 

Kenneth Kimathi

Grants/Finance Officer

Ann Mathei

 

Grants Officer

Robert Waweru

 

Operations Assistant

Jacinta Mueni

 

 

Driver/Operations Assistant

Samson Mwondi

 

Our Implementing Partners

National Partners

Federation of Women Lawyers – FIDA Kenya

Election Observation Group (ELOG)

Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)

Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO

United Disabled Persons of Kenya (UDPK)

Transparency International - Kenya (TI)

County Partners

Centre for Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance (CEDGG)

Baringo

Centre for Transformational Leadership (CTL)

Nakuru

Community Empowerment & Development Centre (CEDC)

Busia

Kwacha Afrika

Mombasa

Rural Development Empowerment Organisation (REDO)

Bungoma

Integrated Development Facility (IDF)

Homabay

WVL Programme – WRO Care Kenya

Sauti Ya Wanawake Kishushe Chapter (SYWK)

Taita Taveta

Pokot Women Empowerment Organization (POWEO)

West Pokot County

Siaya Muungano Network

Siaya

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Uraia Trust works to deliver Kenya’s constitutional aspirations. Our team reflects that commitment in their personal and professional lives.

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  1. Working for Uraia means you’ll be informing Kenyans about their rights and responsibilities, growing national and county-based partner organisations, mobilizing resources and developing partnerships to advance our work, and contributing to Kenya’s democratic transformation.
  2. You will have opportunities for innovation in your work and to grow your career. You will be inspired and supported by a great team culture. 
  3. You will work for a mission-driven organisation that is well-known and trusted in Kenya, and beyond.
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Why work for Uraia Trust

Working for Uraia means you’ll be informing Kenyans about their rights and responsibilities, growing national and county-based partner organisations, mobilizing resources and developing partnerships to advance our work, and contributing to Kenya’s democratic transformation.

You will have opportunities for innovation in your work and to grow your career. You will be inspired and supported by a great team culture. 

You will work for a mission-driven organisation that is well-known and trusted in Kenya, and beyond.

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