Angela Haynes is based in the UK and has managed programmes in international development and human rights NGOs for over 20 years. She has worked for a number of NGOs including Minority Rights Group International, Plan International UK, HelpAge International and BOND. She has also provided support to the sector as an independent trainer, and has a particular interest in Europe-based African diaspora development NGOs. She has also worked in Research Uptake and Capacity Building management roles for the University of Sussex, as a Lecturer for various institutions and currently teaches on NGOs and Civil Society in Regent’s University London.
Nyang’ori Ohenjo is the Chief Executive Officer at the Centre for Minority Rights Development (CEMIRIDE). He brings on board a rich experience of over 20 years’ experience in policy advocacy, governance and development programmes for minorities and indigenous peoples’ ( marginalized indigenous communities’) rights. In the course of his work, Nyang’ori has held significant roles as Programmes and Administrative Advisor at the Centre for Minority Rights Development (CEMIRIDE) and Baliti FM (a community radio station in Isiolo), Networking and Liaison Technical Assistant/Expert, Non State Actors Support Programme (NSA-NET), Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs (an EU DGSP funding),
A Projects Assistant Eliud Kiprotich Magut, is from the Sengwer Hunter Gatherer Community. He has vast experience in Project Management and research in Minorities, and indigenous communities’ way of life and human rights. His work over the last ten years has seen him interact with and implement activities with communities like the Nubians the Ogiek, the Endorois, the Sengwer among others. Magut holds a diploma in Project Management from College of East Africa Institute of certified Studies (ICS)
Nana is in her final year of Environmental Science. She has worked in various institutions during her studies including Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in solving human-wildlife conflicts among the communities living around the Nairobi national park and Tsavo Game reserve. The experience at ANAW equipped her with social and communication skills as well as structured community approach and identification of a community’s needs before instituting interventions. Nana is also an active member of the Kabarak Rotary that helps to create the know-how and develop solutions to community’s environment based problems. The platform has enabled her to reach out