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Our Team

Our dedicated team are from the communities we work alongside and are very passionate about supporting young people to build a secure, rewarding future for themselves. Here’s our Senior Leadership Team, we’ll be adding our Board members and teachers soon!

mary mwangi
Executive director

Mary is the Executive Director for Raising Futures Kenya (a Kenyan registered NGO) and is a qualified accountant. Mary oversees all programmes, finance, operations and compliance for the NGO and is the Safeguarding Lead .

florence olwenge
seed of hope manager

Florence is a trained teacher and qualified counsellor, she oversees the management of our three Seed of Hope centres. Florence also supports our students with counselling, mentorship and personal guidance.

Seed of Hope Nairobi Team

Steve Casten Onyiro

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FINANCIAL LITERACY & COMPUTER TEACHER
Jescah Aswani

FASHION & FABRIC DESIGN
TEACHER
Vincent Maingi

SECURITY GUARD AND GROUNDS PERSON
David Muinde

SECURITY GUARD AND OFFICE MESSENGER
Elizabeth Mumbua

SECURITY GUARD AND
COOK

Seed of Hope Kitui, Kangweni Team

Kennedy David

CENTRE MANAGER & ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FINANCIAL LITERACY & COMPUTER TEACHER
Titus Kioko

CARPENTRY & JOINERY
TEACHER
Evelyne Ngali Ngotho

HAIRDRESSING AND BEAUTY THERAPY TEACHER
Elizabeth Munanie

FASHION AND FABRIC DESIGN TEACHER & CURRICULUM LEAD
Jackson Savali

SECURITY GUARD AND GROUNDS PERSON
Wanyamu Maseki

SECURITY GUARD
John Ngwisya

SECURITY GUARD AND
COOK

Seed of Hope Kariti, Murang’a Team

Damaris Mwangi

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FINANCIAL LITERACY & COMPUTER TEACHER
Margaret Muthoni Mwangi

CURRICULUM SUPERVISOR & CATERING & HOSPITALITY TEACHER
Veronica Wangui

HAIRDRESSING AND BEAUTY THERAPY TEACHER
Simon Maina

SECURITY GUARD AND
COOK
Samuel Njoroge

SECURITY GUARD AND GROUNDS PERSON
Stanley Mungai

SECURITY GUARD

Raising Futures Kenya (NGO) Board of Governance

Faith Mamicha

Faith is the chairperson of the Raising Futures Kenya board. She is an international travel consultant and the Managing Director at Comity Travel Limited. She has extensive experience in policy development and project management in a career spanning more than 20years.
Faith has been a member of the Raising Futures Kenya Board for 10 years and has greatly contributed to the development and success of the organisation.

Irene Oggawa

Irene is an organisational development professional with over 16 years experience working in a culturally diverse context with international development organisations. She develops and delivers interventions and  solutions to support behaviour change, embed desired organisational culture and systems for  greater effectiveness. She is an ICF credentialed Coach (ACC) and a  certified professional group and team coach. 
She is also a Certified Trainer with extensive experience in facilitating participatory learning to build individual and team capacity.
Irene is the Vice-chairperson of the Raising Futures Kenya Board and has been a member of the board since 2019. She oversees policy and team development for the staff and board members.
Katherine Kiarie

Katherine is a Financial consultant with extensive work experience in the Banking Sector. Her areas of expertise and interests include Strategic Planning, Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Systems Engineering for Business Development. She has been a board member at Raising Futures Kenya and Seed of Hope for 8years  and has worked with our team extensively to realise the goals of the organisation.
Lillian Wambugu

Lillian is an industrious, results oriented professional with comprehensive experience in grants/projects management and administration. She has experience in facilitating the implementation of projects throughout their life-cycle  including all phases from proposal development, through pre approval, approval, commitment, monitoring & evaluation, reporting (technical & financial) and closure. Lillian has been a member of the Raising Futures Kenya Board since 2019.
Edwin Kibuthu

Edwin is a Finance, Research, Business Planning and Access to finance specialist with over 15 years of experience in employment, consulting, and training.  He is a former banker and Lecturer in several universities in Kenya and currently works as an SME business Planning and Development Consultant.  He is also a Certified Professional Mediator with experience in resolving workplace conflicts.
Edwin is the treasurer of Raising Futures Kenya board leading in budgetary and finance control  and has been a board member since 2015.

Kevin Wekesa

Kevin is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from Moi University. Kevin currently practices Law in Nairobi Kenya with an interest in Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial law, contracts law, Tax Law and Conveyancing. He is instrumental in offering volunteer legal services and advice to the Board and Raising Futures Kenya.