Emma has 20 years' experience in designing, managing and investing in early stage community-based businesses. After a decade in Central America working to develop biodiversity-friendly business development to support the livelihoods of largely indigenous communities living around protected areas, Emma won a Skoll Scholarship to study for her MBA at Oxford University. On graduating, Emma ran a global early-stage impact fund for the world's largest environmental consultancy ERM, providing investment and technical advisory support to low carbon SMEs whose products and services were geared towards lower income communities. On moving to Nairobi in early 2012, Emma set up an impact investment consultancy firm which has provided due diligence, structuring and post investment support to a range of impact investment clients such as the Calvert Foundation, DOEN, UNDP-UNEP's SEED, LCEF, Opes, WSUP as well as the Kenya Bankers' Association, before founding Tiny Totos.
Emma has a first class Bachelors from Oxford University in History, a Masters in Resource Management from the University of British Columbia, Canada and an MBA with Distinction from Oxford's Said Business School.
Caroline Athieno Omufira has a BSc in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics (Kenyatta University). She has also undertaken short courses in Nutrition (Kenya) Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IUNICEF) and Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition, Integrated Management of Adult Illness(NASCOP). Caroline has strengthened her knowledge and skills in Nutrition Surveys and teaching healthcare Workers and the Community in addition to enriching her Nutrition collaboration and professional support.
Her areas of interest are Maternal and child nutrition, food security and prevention of malnutrition. Caroline is also a Master trainer in matters of daycare centers, trained by Aga Khan Foundation and did a pilot in daycare capacity building to caregivers/managers.
She also has a wealth of experience in Humanitarian work as a Nutrition Coordinator for ten months with Save the Children Kenya Program
Caroline has also undertaken consultancies with other various agencies in both qualitative and
Delphine is a qualified Social worker with a passion for children and community work with over 5 years’ experience working with both children and their parents.
Prior to joining Tiny Totos, Delphine worked with a children rights organization in Western Kenya. She has a Diploma in Social Work and Community.
As a field coordinator, Delphine works closely with Community Health Volunteers in daycare visits, data collection, parent sessions to ensure the development of and progress of the children in our network.
Field and Data Coordinator
Sally works with Tiny Totos to provide logistical support for training programmes involving daycare partners in the informal communities and help out in managing the loan process from application to disbursements.
Sally has a diploma in business management and a certificate in computerized accounting.
John has over 10 years’ experience in Consulting, Banking, Management, Technology, Telecommunications and Social enterprises with an excellent proven record of accomplishment both locally and internationally. Prior to joining Tiny Totos Kenya John worked in Ernst and Young Australia as a Fraud Data Analytics Consultant. John has a degree in Business Information Systems and Masters of Business Analytics.
Core skills include Data analytics, Reporting, Project coordination, Knowledge strategy, process engineering and technology. John has a passion for data and technology and how this can be leveraged to inform an organizations strategy. John is also an engaging team player and manager.
Knowledge and Systems Manager
Celestine has a degree in Applied Statistics with Computing. She joined TTK in March 2018, works as a Data Intern, and has worked her way to the position of Data Officer. She has experience in Research, Data collection, Data entry, Data analysis and report writing among others. She has previously worked for The Strategic Public Relations & Research Organization and The Kenya Forestry Research Institute. Additionally, she has a great passion for children.
Florence is passionate for children and has experience working with children in the informal settlements of Nairobi's Eastlands.
Before joining Tiny Toto's Kenya, she worked as a preschool teacher in Jitegemee Academy in Dandora and as a volunteer with Miss Koch Kenya where she specialized in handling Sexual Reproductive and Health in Primary and Secondary Schools in Korogocho. Florence has a diploma in Social Work and Community Development and she has undertaken courses in Occupational health and safety, counseling skills development and in project management skills.
Grace joined Tiny Totos as a Data Management intern and has worked her way to the position of Program Coordinator after exhibiting exemplary project management and people management skills. Grace manages data collection and analysis, program budgeting, staff management and programme implementation. Grace, who has degree in Sociology from Moi University, previously worked at the government's Children's Department and as a Research assistant at Amici dei Bambini (Ai.Bi.) an NGO that works combats abandonment around the world.
Maryclare has 6 years’ experience working with children. Her passion for children has motivated her to pursue working with the needy in the urban slums to ensure well nurtured and stimulated children that are resilient with self-confidence and esteem for a productive future and progress of a nation.
Prior to joining Tiny Totos, Maryclare worked at Mon Ami School as the deputy head teacher and ECD teacher. Apart from Mon Ami School, Maryclare has worked in other different institutions and organizations as an ECD teacher. Maryclare has a degree in Early Childhood Development from Kenyatta University, and is currently studying for her masters in the same.
Maryclare is the Education Outreach officer and hers is to ensure well nurtured and stimulated children in our daycares.
Joseph who manages TTK’s finances and operations, and trains partners in business and finance management has a background in banking and administration. Prior to joining TTK he worked for Standard Chartered Bank in the Operations Department; before that, for K-Rep Development Agency. Joseph has a degree in Business
Administration, and an MBA in Strategic Management, and CPA Qualification.
Nguhi is passionate about the empowerment of socially excluded groups with a special focus on women and children through education, social and economic empowerment, advocacy and human rights.
Prior to joining Tiny Totos, Nguhi interned with different organizations including Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT) as a business trainer for women entrepreneurs. Nguhi works with the daycare managers to ensure that they have basic financial structures in place and they are making a profit. Winnie also assists in managing product loans and handling TTK Social media and communication.
Nguhi holds a degree in Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University.
Finance Coach and Communication Coordinator
Biju heads the Health and Education investment team for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Sub Saharan Africa, managing a $170 million portfolio across 17 investments. Before IFC, Biju was East Africa Director of Acumen fund. He holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business.
Stephanie is responsible for identifying and supporting DRK Entrepreneurs, and sits on the boards of several DRK invested ventures. Prior to DRK, Stephanie co-founded 3 social ventures including Project Healthy Children, which designs and implements food fortification programs in developing countries. Stephanie has an MBA from Stanford University.
Mary Ann is CEO of Haco Industries, a leading FMCG manufacturer and supplier in East Africa. She also sits on over 7 boards, including Sidian Bank and UAP Investments Ltd, owns and runs several restaurants and has 20+ years global experience in marketing and brand management for Coca Cola, GSK, Oglivy&Mather.
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Robin is the founder and former CEO of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) a $1billion USD global consulting firm. He chairs UNEP-WCMC and LOC (a global marine engineering consultancy) and has been chair/ a member of a number of public/private sector/NGO organisations. He was awarded a CBE in 1999 for Services to the Environment.