Josephine Munywoki is one of the founding members of Fadhili having been with the organization since its inception in 2001. She is passionate about empowering women and improving access to education for children from diverse backgrounds. Josephine is grateful that for the ability to work at Fadhili on projects that are dear to her heart. She thanks God for the opportunity to be part of a great team. She is married, and has three adult children and one teenager.
Project Manager: Watoto Wetu
Millicent Akama was born in the Western part of Kenya. She is a self-driven, ambitious, devoted, hardworking and reliable team member. She is passionate about community health and development. Her work involves coordinating the administrative duties in the office, managing support for the Watoto Wetu project and strengthening community networks especially in Kajiado County. Her goal is to expand knowledge in her career in Public Health in order to better serve the community and achieve development at a personal level. She is married and has one child.
Project Manager: Village Savings & Loan
Victor Mutinda is the Savings Project Manager and his goal is to promote, support and impact rural communities and villagers with the sustainable village savings model and to increase financial literacy in collaborative team work and spirit with fellow field officers, village agents and office staff.
Victor likes to be involved in activities which empower people affected by human and natural calamities and to work as a team player in terms of learning and sharing knowledge, skills and encouraging attitudinal change. Victor is single but by the grace of God, will marry in the course of the year.
Samuel Gichuru, Sammy (as he is popularly called), is the Finance Officer at Fadhili Trust. His main role is to ensure that the accounting books are prepared, recorded and maintained to the highest acceptable accounting standards. His goal at work is to ensure that there is continued improvement in terms of policies and procedures as the world evolves. Sammy’s goal is to add value in the personal lives of those he interacts with in and outside of Fadhili. He is married and has three children.
Geoffrey Mwanzia is the Field Officer for rural Kitui. He is married and a father of three children. He has been with Fadhili since 2010. He started out working in a HIV prevention outreach project for both Primary and Secondary school children. He later joined the Savings Project and pioneered the work in Kitui County. Geoffrey is grateful for the opportunity provided by Fadhili to help change rural communities by the grace of God. His goal in life is to continue being part of the transformative change that has so far been witnessed in the communities. He feels that the Savings Project has given society an opportunity to have sustainable solutions to poverty, its reduction and food security.
Zipporah Makumi is the Field officer for Kibwezi West. She has a background in social work and is a married mother of five children. She is motivated to work for Fadhili because she has the opportunity to help change the lives of many people in rural communities. She is a witness to what the savings project has done to uplift the lives of people in the community. Her goal is to help build savings groups to the level of becoming self-sustaining and growing into Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (Saccos). Her zeal in life is to reach as many rural communities as possible and witness a transformational change in their lives through the Savings Project.
Dominic Muindi is the Field officer in Masinga, Machakos County. He is married and a father of three children. His background is in social work. He likes working with Fadhili because of its transformative and life changing projects that targets needy people in rural communities. His goal in life is to reach as many needy communities as possible and help them to become self-reliant and be able to achieve their aspirations in life. Dominic’s pillars in life are faith in God, great determination and tireless devotion for a better future.
Mary Babu is the Field Officer at Kibwezi East and calls herself the “Mother of Many”, since in her course of work she has ended up improving the welfare of many in the community. Working with Fadhili has provided her with an opportunity to improve the economic status of families in rural communities and has provided a way for different cadres of people to earn an income through the project. As a team member, she is always keen on meeting her targets and contributing her skills towards poverty reduction. She remains motivated as she joyfully serves among the grass root communities. Mary has three children.
These are some of approximately 35 Village Agents who are essential to our Savings Project. Village Agents mentor each savings group for a period of 12 months at which time the group becomes self-managing and minimal oversight is required.
Teresa Oloo is a widow and a mother of four adult children. She is the Office Assistant at Fadhili and cares about the welfare of both staff members and visitors. According to her, the environment at Fadhili is friendly and people are treated fairly. Teresa loves cooking and uses her skills to ensure the welfare of everyone in the office. She thanks God for the opportunity to work at Fadhili.
James Akidiva is the caretaker at the Fadhili office compound. He has a passion for landscaping and making a place look beautiful with flowers, trees and grass. He strives to ensure the environment at Fadhili is at its best and is glad to be a Fadhili team member.