Meet the team

Chief Field Manager

Martina is a nutrition expert with 13 years’ experience in high-impact nutrition interventions at clinical, community, and industrial level. She has worked in policy development, advocacy, community empowerment, resource mobilization, as well as maternal, infant, and child nutrition within a variety of industries. 

 

At TTK, Martina manages all field staff and a team of community health volunteers. She also coordinates nutrition, health, and safety interventions and assessments in TTK’s partner daycares.

Martina Adega
CEO

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. 

Emma Caddy
ECD Manager

Naleke is driven by her passion to empower women and children. She has over 14 years’ experience in coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating impact of community educational programs through skills development and capacity building. 

At TTK, she is responsible for programmatic leadership and resource management of the ECD department. Naleke also supports the assessment of the developmental milestones to ensure quality implementation and impact of TTK interventions.

Naleke Konchela
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 Social Impact Data Manager

Faith is responsible for synthesizing, analyzing, and reporting on the organizational social impact data each month. Faith, who has over four years of experience in data recording and analysis, previously worked as a freelance data analyst as well as with KALRO Tea Research Institute under the department of Economic Field Advisory and Corporate Communications (EFACC).

Faith holds a Bachelors’ degree in Statistics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and has been certified as a data scientist by IBM.

Faith Chepkoech
Financial Literacy Coach

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. 

 

Nguhi Kabunyi
Partner Leadership Facilitator 

Delphine is responsible for fostering a culture that encourages grassroots, community-led engagements to flourish. She acts as the liaison between daycare managers and TTK, ensuring local communities are empowered, that daycares meet safety and quality standards, and identifies gaps where capacity building and mentorship are needed. 
 
Delphine previously served as TTK’s Field Operations Coordinator, tracking day-to-day operations of daycares. She holds a Diploma in Social Work and Community Development. She is currently pursuing her degree in the University of Nairobi.

Delphine Makori
Technical Lead

Japheth is responsible for all the technological aspects of the organization. He is the lead in technical, support, and project management, overseeing product development, deployment, management, and implementation. He brings over six years’ experience in tech support, software development, and project management. 
 
He is passionate about technology and how it can be leveraged to improve lives and livelihoods. In his spare time, he can be found working on projects that have technological impact on social, health, fintech, and business sectors. 

Japheth Mwongela
Business Field Coordinator

Rosalyne has 2 years’ experience working in programs that empower and grow communities, especially women and children. Rosalyne is part of TTK’s business team, tasked with promoting the sale of complimentary products that create a safe environment for the growth, health and wellness of children – such as clean cookstoves, water filters, and pressure cookers.

Rosalyne Mwai
Data Manager

Elmard has over four years of experience in data analysis and management and is passionate about monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning that helps improve reporting processes. Elmard leads TTK’s data management processes and reporting, implements analytical solutions for data, and oversees data training with our partners.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science with IT from Maseno University and has professional training in data quality audit, monitoring and evaluation, and research.

Elmard Ngicho
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Field Office Manager, Social Marketing

Cathy plays an integral role in customer service as the first line of contact with our daycare managers, community health volunteers, community education experts, visitors, and clients. She has over seven years’ experience in customer service and administration and has says passion for helping people is the key to delivering outstanding service.
Cathy is also responsible for TTK’s marketing and communications. She coordinates the development and production of outreach materials and provides support on social media relations, coordination, and outreach.

Catherine Nyariuru
ECD Resource Centre Manager

Florence has extensive experience working with children in the informal settlements of Nairobi's Eastlands.  As the Resource Centre Manager, Florence ensures that TTK partner managers are supported with comprehensive information services and materials making skills to enhance the curriculum for the children.

Florence Obuong’
ECDE Consultant

Mildred is a seasoned early childhood educator and consultant with over 20 years’ experience working in various teaching and programme advisory capacities.  Mildred has a deep passion for early childhood stimulation, and has been instrumental in supporting teachers and caregivers to engage in best practices.

Mildred Obuya
Data Analyst

Faith has over two years’ experience in data analysis and reporting and is responsible for integrating and analyzing organizational data for TTK. She also reports on web traffic from all social media platforms and coordinates with the Communications Officer to maintain a cohesive strategy across all platforms to increase brand awareness. 
Faith holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and, prior to becoming TTK’s analyst, worked at the Machakos Level 5 Hospital in the ICT department.

Faith Mwania
Finance and Administration Assistant

Dinah has 4 years’ experience in finance and administration. She keeps track of TTK’s daily expenses, and supports the finance office in maintaining records of all transactions and preparing financial reports. 


Dinah has previously worked with Republi.ke Africa ltd in the operations department, and with Safi International as a Finance Assistant. She has also served as a Legal Assistant at Invesco Assurance Company.

Dinah Sifuma
COO

Elaine has over 10 years’ experience implementing programs in social entrepreneurship, capacity building and community- based development. She has dedicated her career to addressing development challenges through evidence using social science research, design for implementation and evaluation. She is passionate about the potential our impact innovation can have in transforming the informal daycare market in Nairobi.

Elaine Wacuka
CFO

Joseph has over 11 years’ experience working in banking, administration and ICT. He is responsible for TTK’s financial and risk management work; Joseph also leads in the development and monitoring of financial and operational strategies for TTK’s business team. In addition, Joseph oversees our work training partners in business and finance management. 

Joseph Walumbe
Finance and Administrative Assistant

Beth Mbogo wants to live in a world where every child is protected from harm, their dreams are assured, reading is a culture, and healthy living is the norm. She is trained by the European Union-supported Erasmus+ Programme in “Reducing Social Exclusion through Creative Approaches to Reading". With an educational background in psychology and sociology, Beth is keen on ensuring that communities are educated, empowered, and engaged in activities that improve their livelihoods.

Beth Mugo

Directors

Director

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.

Biju Mohandas
Director

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. 

Mary Ann Musangi
Director

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.

Robin Bidwell