Members of the Board


Eddy Makandi Murega

Eddy Makandi Murega

Eddy is a security expert with significant years of experience. She is a Police officer currently based at Central Police Station. Eddy holds a Bachelor of commerce degree in finance from Mount Kenya University and is currently pursuing a Master's degree, MSc finance and accounting at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She is married and a mother of two children.

Lekakeny Karoi

Ndeveni M. Jonathan

Director Finance and Administration

Ndeveni is an Entrepreneur and a Strategist by Profession. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Major and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) In Strategic Management. He is a Certified Trainer of Trainers and a Certified Peer Counsellor. Ndeneni has over 5 years working experience in the corporate arena. Currently, he is the Head of Training Faculty and Program Coordinator at the Miramar International College, School of Agribusiness Management, and a Full time lecturer in the school of Business Studies. He is also a Part-Time Lecturer at the Kenya Methodist University-Nairobi Campus, in the school of Business and Economics where he teaches in the area of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. Ndeveni is a peace enthusiast and has served with PAMBIO from 2018. Currently, he is serving as the Director in charge of Finance and Administration, and as an Executive Director at the Board of Directors. Ndeveni is very passionate about Youth, Education and Peace. Ndeveni is also a Business Consultant, Researcher, Author and a Mentor. On Part time, he runs Ndevenfold Consult & Training Firm, Boundless Future Institute and Ndevfarm East Africa. Without peace, There is NO Nation that can realize its Economic, Political and Social goals

Francis Ontomwa

Francis Ontomwa

A pioneer of PAMBIO, Francis is also an award winning broadcast journalist for BBC Africa. He has extensive experience in covering the African continent. Previously, he worked as a Crimes and Investigations reporter for KTN Kenya and for the standard newspaper too. A pioneer member of Peace Ambassadors Kenya, Ontomwa holds a bachelor's degree in Linguistics from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Public Policy Management at Kenyatta University. He is a lover of humanity and passionate about community led initiatives.



Maureen Mwende

Maureen Mwende

Besides being a pioneer of PAMBIO, Maureen is also an Advocate of the High court of Kenya and practices as a Litigation and in-house counsel. She holds a LLB from Moi University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya school of Law. She also a Certified Public Secretary and is passionate about the youth and family.

Kepha Githinji

Kepha Githinji

Kepha holds a bachelor of arts(economics) from the university of Nairobi, CPA K and a diploma in I.T. He has a wealth of experience in Business Management having worked as an International Trade Officer and Credit risk Assistant manager for Standard Chartered bank. He is an accredited Tax consultant specialist in conveyancing services. Additionally, Kepha is passionate about peace, community cohesion and co existence believing that our diversity is our strength.

Samuel Odhiambo

Samuel Odhiambo

Sam is a coordinator of Mukuru peace clubs, a Non-violent communication certified trainer and mediator accredited with the Mediation training Institute (East Africa) and Business Mediation Center. He is passionate about social change thus his commitment to seeing PAMBIO grow and expand reaching myriads of youths across the country.

Implementation Team


James Gitonga Wanjau

James Gitonga Wanjau

Planning and Logistics Officer

Running the Planning and Logistics office at Peace Ambassadors Integration Organization since 2018 has rendered James Gitonga an expert in Logistics and planning. Further James is a forceful, charismatic and true environmental conservationist at heart and his passion for service to humanity is unmatched. He believes not only in hopes and dreams but also in everyone’s goodness and that when a soul meets ambition sustainable change is achieved and the society is full of dignified opportunities. James holds a Bachelor of Business Information Technology degree from Mount Kenya University and prides himself in being a finalist for the much appraised Eco- Warrior awards in 2017 and was awarded the Distinguished service Award in the PAMBIO Gala event of 2018. In his free time, James enjoys writing poetry, reading and involvement in Environmental Conservation Activities. You may reach James through: jgitonga@pambio.org

Serah Thiga

Serah Thiga

Public Relations Officer

Serah Thiga is the Public Relations Officer for PAMBIO. Additionally, she is a Development Communications Specialist, a feminist and a Pan African. As a seasoned Advocacy, Campaign & Communications expert, Serah is skilled in creating exceptional communications and digital media strategies; she directs media relations, branding, advertising and graphics design. She also manages and oversees sponsor ships, events, peaceful marches, and is a great content writer ie case study, success stories and publications. Serah is also a skilled photographer and possesses sterling public relations and customer care skills. She previously served as a communications assistant at TechnoServe and has consulted for various organizations including University Of Maryland on a Rockefeller funded project, Flone Initiative on a HIVOS funded project & Elephant neighbors Center. Serah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Communication from the University of Nairobi and a Certificate in leadership from both Emerging leaders foundation and National Democratic Institute. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Arts- Communication for Development at Daystar University. Serah is also the Secretary General of Dada Power Initiative; a feminist grassroots organization in Murang'a County which promotes girls' education and capacity building in civic duties and sexual reproductive health rights. In her free time, Serah enjoys reading, trying out new restaurants and cycling. You may reach her through: sthiga@pambio.org

Lekakeny Karoi

Lekakeny Karoi

Accounts Officer

Lekakeny is the PAMBIO Accounts Officer. He advices on budgets, financial records and reporting. Besides that, Lekakeny is the Founder and Data Science Consultant at Datactuary Analytics. He started training Data Analytics and offering Data Mining Services in 2016. He previously worked as a Data Science intern at Kenbright Actuarial and Financial Services. He also worked as a financial markets’ analyst at Ecobank Investment Bank. He has also served at various leadership capacities advocating for a better and more diversified actuarial profession in Kenya and East Africa. This includes service as a Finance Secretary for the Actuarial Students' Society of Kenya (ASSK) and later Advisor for ASSK. Lekakeny studied Data Science at KCA University and the University of Stavanger, Norway and BSc. Actuarial Science from Karatina University. Lekakeny is a student member of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries. He is a Peace Ambassador, Rotaractor and Photographer. You may reach Lekakeny through accounts@pambio.org/ lekakeny.karoi@datactuary.com/ lekakeny.karoi@gmail.com



Elijah Karithi Kamencu

Elijah Karithi Kamencu

Green Print Coordinator

Elijah Karithi is a passionate young man in matters charity, wildlife and environmental conservation. At peace Ambassadors Kenya, Elijah Karithi leads the Green Print program where until date, he has seen upto 30,000 trees planted in Kenya. He ardently and diligently support the Ministry of Environment and Kenya Forest Service strategy aimed at increasing the forest cover from the current 7.2 per cent to 10 per cent by 2022 & these translates to ensuring we plant 1.8B seedlings. He is also an active and intense youth empowerment advocate. He leads Siasa Place Chapter, Meru County. Siasa Place is a platform that aims to create an enabling environment for women and youth mainstreaming into our body politics. Elijah holds a bachelor's degree in Education from Chuka University a specialization in Eng/Lit. He is a registered teacher at TSC and has had sufficient teaching experience. You may reach Elijah through: ekarithi@pambio.org

Raila Opany

Raila Opany

National Coordinator

Raila Opany is the national coordinator at PAMBIO where he is in charge of clubs in colleges and universities. He seeks to ensure membership registration is ongoing, motivation of the chapters and awarding of the best volunteers under our Network. Additionally, he is a dedicated youth mentor who has done mentorship programs in different primary, secondary, and College institutions. He has had various opportunities to speak at length on this on both radio and Tv. He is also an Alternative to Violence trainer and a youth governor of Migori county. Raila Opany holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Education from Mount Kenya University. You can reach him through: ropany@pambio.org

kilonzo

Kilonzo

Health Outreach Coordinator

Kilonzo is a trained medical professional trained at KMTC Kakamega . He is a young man who is fiercely passionate about community service and this has seen him run the health outreach service projects at PAMBIO victoriously. His main aim of joining Peace Ambassadors Kenya in 2012 was to Promote peace and further engage youth in activities that bring change in the community. Kilonzo is visionary. He hopes to see PAK reach , engage and transform every youth in Kenya Kilonzo is currently pursuing a Midwifery certification course at Aga Khan University. He works at Machakos level 5 Hospital. You may reach him through: kilonzo@pambio.org



Immaculate Wavinya

Immaculate Wavinya

Administrative Officer

Immaculate Wavinya is the PAMBIO Administrative Officer. She leads and implements administrative and security procedures and policies at our office. Wavinya is sociable and open minded, making her easily communicate with PAK members and make all administrative correspondence. Her planning and organizational skills are unmatched. She has the deepest knowledge of our members, their capabilities and contribution to our organizational goals. Immaculate is a student at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology where she is pursuing health promotion and sports science. In her free time, Wavinya involves herself in charitable activities and loves adventure. She is most ardently inspired by solving quick challenges. You may reach her through iwavinya@pambio.org

Yvonne Murugi

Yvonne Murugi

Alumni and Life-skills Coordinator

Yvonne is the Alumni and Life-skills Coordinator for PAMBIO. She has vast professional experience in project management and youth empowerment. Besides, she is a lover of peace and service to humanity and is committed to doing her little thing to make the world a better place and passionate about the environment and charitable work. Yvonne has been a volunteer with PAMBIO for the last 4years and has had the opportunity to serve as the Green-print coordinator in the year 2018. She has been awarded the “Volunteer of the year award 2019”. Yvonne holds a degree in Community Development attained from Chuka University.

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