Our Staff

The dedicated team that makes Action for Children in Conflict what it is and where we are envisioning to be.

John Muiruri Director

John is a committed human rights advocate, educationist and development worker with over 30 years’ experience working with vulnerable communities including street Children, orphans, working children, women and youth. He has worked mainly in the slums of Nairobi having, started his work at Undugu Society of Kenya, the premier street children programme operating in the streets of Nairobi and Mathare, Majengo, Dandora and Korogocho slums.
He later moved to AMREF Health Africa where founded the Dagoretti Child in Need Project the innovative 4 R model, a Child Protection and Health Programme that uses an artistic approach to
address the health, education, social and developmental needs of the Children and the
community. John joined Action for Children in Conflict in the year 2011 and has led the organization through a transformational phase where acquired innovations and technology are used to address issues of poverty, hunger, health, gender, education, environment, access to justice and human rights. John is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a certified mediator

 

 

GEORGINA WANJIKU – PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR

Georgina the Programmes Director joined AfCiC in the year 2011 as an intern/volunteer at
the Working Children Centre in Majengo as a numeracy and literacy teacher. In 2012, she
was promoted to an Education Advocacy officer responsible for being the primary liaison
between the organisation and local schools to ensure that children have access to quality
education. She played a steering role in the success of the Save the Children funded
Children Lead the Way, a project targeting working children in five countries in Africa and
South America. Through her commitment and dedication to wellbeing of Children and
Women, AfCiC was able to reach major milestones in the implementation of the project
making the project a huge success across the five countries

PETER KAMANDE NDUNG’U – PROGRAM ACCOUNTANT

Peter Kamande joined Action for Children in Conflict as an Accounts Assistant in the year
2014. He prepares all the Accounting work for AfCiC, plays a leading role in the preparation
of audited financial statements, tax returns and project financial reports. He is a CPA (K)
Graduate with over three years’ experience in the field.

GOODWILL NGIGI- Communication and policy advocacy strategist

Goodwill Ngigi is the Communications and Fundraising officer at Action for Children in
Conflict.  He is responsible for developing strategic communications and fundraising activities, developing and managing content across all digital and social media platforms,
supporting a range of fundraising events among others.

DAISY ODIEK – SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER

Daisy Odiek is a legal officer at Action for Children in Conflict. She is an advocate of The High Court of Kenya and a Company Secretary

Daisy works to ensure access to justice for children, women and vulnerable members of the community through Kenya Legal Aid Work Program by offering free legal advice , legal representation among others

JENIFER KARIMI- COOK

Jenifer Karimi joined Action for Children in the year 2007. She has continually worked at
the Temporary Rescue Centre where she cooks and takes care of the children in a loving
and motherly manner as the House Mother.

MONICA ACHIENG –COOK

Monica Achieng joined Action for Children in the year 2007. She is the lead cook at St.
Patrick Primary School in Thika Town where AfCiC runs a school feeding programme
during school days. Through the programme children in the poverty stricken school are
provided with food in an aim to prevent them from dropping out of school due to hunger.
During the School holidays, she assists at the Temporary Rescue Centre in cooking and
other activities.

FLORENCE WARUGURU-COOK

Florence Waruguru joined Action for Children in the year 2007. She is a cook at St. Patrick Primary School in Thika Town where AfCiC runs a school feeding programme during school
days. Through the programme children in the poverty stricken school are provided with
food in an aim to prevent them from dropping out of school due to hunger. During the
School holidays, she assists at the Temporary Rescue Centre in cooking and other activites.

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