Sarah W.

Kenya

Summary

Sarah has five years’ experience in development and humanitarian work in the nonprofit sector. She serves as project manager for professional fellows program on inclusive disability employment at Humanity and Inclusion (HI). Previously, Sarah served as project assistant in HI’s humanitarian work in Dadaab Refugee Camps, where she focused on disability mainstreaming through livelihood interventions including providing adaptive technology, facilitating formulation of village savings and loans associations, business management training and provision of personalized social support. She also served as project assistant in a Maternal Neonatal Health program, focusing on assisting women in establishing income generating activities to improve child nutrition, promote growth and development hence reducing disabilities. Before joining HI, Sarah coordinated a mentorship program with Global Give Back Circle in Kenya and South Africa and played a key role in fundraising as well as representing the organization in key global events e.g. the 2016 Gender 360 Summit in Washington DC. She also led field implementation of young women empowerment program through ICT, tertiary education and life skills, targeting girls at risk of early marriage and female genital mutilation in West Pokot Kenya. Sarah earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning and Management at Kenyatta University and a certificate in humanitarian operations from Oxford Brookes University and Save the Children.

Experience

  • disability
  • gender
  • development
  • human rights
  • humanitarian aid
  • kenya
  • south africa
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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