Erustus Sana

Coordinator

Erustus is a Bachelor of Arts student in Community Development and a minor course in Business Administration and Management at Mt. Kenya University (Ongoing). He has training on Building sustainable organizational capacity for public sector, NGO and civil society organizations; Management in Science for Health in collaboration with AIDSTAR; Trainer of Trainers in WASH/HIV integration by FHI 360; ToT in Kenya mentor mothers program (an initiative to support HIV positive mothers enroll in care and treatment/ adherence) and trained on mHealth for women (use of mobile technologies to capture data for pregnant women at grassroots to strengthen maternal neonatal care).

He is the MACT Coordinator where he works with the Board and management to coordinate MACT projects and other activities. He has previously worked as Youth Program Coordinator with Pathfinder International- APHIA Plus Nairobi/Coast Project that was funded by USAID. He also worked as Community Health Project Officer with Pathfinder International – APHIA plus Nairobi/Coast Project funded by USAID. He has expertise as Workshop rapporteur, community mobilization and organizing; research and preparation of policy briefs for lobby and advocacy, adolescent and youth programming; Government of Kenya Community strategy implementation; development of concept notes and livelihoods- voluntary savings and loan/ table banking trainings.

Mr. Joel Oduor Otieno

HEAD/CAPACITY BUILDING, PARTNERSHIPS, ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT, COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND YOUTH

Joel received Leadership Micro Masters in Global Development from University of Queensland (Australia) and B.Sc in Food Nutrition and Dietetics from South Eastern Kenya University. He has also received numerous professional trainings from Universities and other institutions from USA, Australia and Canada as well Post-graduate professional qualification from Ageng’a Post Graduate Center, Busia County.

He worked as a Community and Public Health Nutritionist providing technical assistance towards implementation of the Food Security, Livelihoods and Mentorship Project in Samia Sub-County; Community outreaches with the aim of conducting nutrition assessment and education to target group (Women of Reproductive Age, Under-5 Children, Pregnant and Lactating Women); training Community Health Workers to build their capacity in screening, diagnosing and referral of malnutrition cases in the community; promotion of Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture to enhance Vitamin A and Iron supplementation in the diet through Pawpaw farming and indigenous vegetable gardening and drying. He also promoted livelihoods by engaging locals in Income Generating Activities through farming and livestock keeping and mentorship programs on reproductive health and nutrition in the lifecycle to adolescents and upper primary school children.

He has experience in research and report writing having worked with EpiStat Research that supports health and nutrition organizations in proposal development, capacity building, research and human resource development and EpiStat Research Consultants as a Research Assistant/ Field Officer

Boniface Owoko

Counselling and 3R

Boniface has a Higher Diploma in psychological counseling, Certificate in psychological counseling, Pastoral training and Coordinators training. He has been working as the Co-coordinator RESCOU Counselors (Regional Counselling and Psychosocial Organization) since 2007. He serves as the Branch Coordinator, charged with the administrative and programme activities for the branch on a day to day basis; Training; Counselling, One on One and Group counselling; Counselling prison staff and their families and the Inmates; starting a youth group (Sanaa youth group) and training them onAlcohol and substance abuse,Peer education, Hiv/Aids prevention; Counselling children referred from the Children Department; Counselling of clients from the Probation Department, and also supervises interns on field practice.

Boniface is also a Church Elder where he serves as the Coordinator of the body of elder and chairs the elders’ meetings.

Dorcas Wambui

Legal and Advocacy

Dorcas received a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University School of Law in 2013 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law in 2014 after which she was subsequently admitted to the bar in 2016. She has been working with MACT since July 2018 and has also worked in several law firms and State corporation handling various legal matters. These include National Council for Law Reporting, County Attorney with Nairobi City County and Legal Intern with Wairegi Gatetua & Associates, Kaplan & Stratton Advocates and Kenya Law Reform Commission.

Ms. Maureen S. Anduuru

Accounting and Administration Department

Maurine is MACT’s Finance and Administrative Officer, responsible for finance and administrative activities.
Maurine is a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) student at African Nazarene (on going) and Association of Charted Certified Accountant (on going). She has Computer Packages from Belcom Training College, KATC intermediate from Pinnacle School of Business, and Peer Educator from TEC institute of Management
Maurine has previously worked with: - Amor designs as Finance Officer, Transcending Border Agencies as Finance Officer, Events Kenya as a Clerk, Central Bureau of Statics and United Nation as a research Assistant on contract basis and a Clerk, and Medical Centre as a Clerk.

Cynthia K. Kitusa

Social Work and Development Department

Cynthia is MACT’s Social worker, support individuals (Children) and their families through difficult times and ensure that vulnerable children and adults (Family Members), are safeguarded from harm.
Cynthia’s role is to help improve outcomes in people's lives, maintaining professional relationships and acting as a guide and an advocate.
Cynthia has Certificate in Higher Diploma in Psychological Counseling from Kenya Institute of Business and Counseling Studies.
Before joining MACT, Cynthia worked with Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) as an Intern, borrowing reach skills and expertise propelling her in curing out her day to day practice

Nenga Michael

ICT Department

Nenga is MACT's ICT Manager, providing day to day ICT solutions ranging from hardware to Software, he has reach knowledge of Troubleshooting for Hardware, Software and Programming Codes.
Nenga is a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology student at JKUAT (ongoing), and has Diploma in Information Technology from JKUAT.
Nenga likes coding, and understands Python, Java, C++, C#, C, Tkinter, Kivy, Sqlite3, Mysql, WordPress, Django HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, among others and has developed some Desktop and Mobile Applications using Python with Kivy and Tkinter and Website using WordPress and Django framework. He has obtained much of his Programming skills from Online Tutorials such as. Sololearning, Udacity, GitHub, Udemy among others
Nenga has previously worked with Bradley Ltd (Pambazuka National Lottery) as ICT Technician, Dawa Pharmaceutical Ltd as Packaging Machine Operator, Kenya ICT Trust Fund as Office Assistant and ICT Technician, Ministry Of Education Science and Technology (MOEST) as an Intern among other Institutions.