Project Board

Alison Talbert

Chairperson

Alison Talbert is a missionary doctor serving with Crosslinks, a UK Anglican mission agency. She has lived in Kilifi since 2005 and is currently researching prevention and treatment of malnutrition at the Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme.

Gladys Chivatsi

Assistant Chairperson

Gladys holds a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. She is currently the Principal of Ribe Girls Secondary School in Kaloleni.

Faith Gambo

Treasurer

Faith is a Medical Laboratory Technologist. She is currently working with Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kilifi as a Laboratory Researcher.

Norris Kaingu

Member

Norris Kaingu is a graduate in Business Administration. He currently works at Sokoke Boys Secondary School as an Accounts Clerk. He previously worked at the same institution as a Librarian.

Lucia Kashero

Member

Lucia is professionally a counselor. She previously worked at Pwani University as a lecturer in the Department of Education and Social Sciences.

Christine Mataza

Member

Christine is the Chairperson of the Upendo Methodist Women Group who are the founder members of the Orphans’ Project. She is the Principal Nursing Officer for Kilifi North Sub-County. She is also a member of the Kilifi Methodist Church.

Doris Muhache Keah

Member

Doris is the secretary of the Upendo Methodist Women Group. She is professionally a banker and works with Imarika Sacco. She is also a member of the Kilifi Methodist Church.

Christine Lewa

Member

Christine is the treasurer of the Upendo Methodist Women Group. She works at the Kilifi County Hospital. She is also a church leader at the Kilifi Methodist Church.

Salim Mwalukore

Member

Salim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biological science and an M.A. in Project Planning and Management (MAPPM).  He has been working with the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) in Kilifi since 2008 as the Community Liaison Manager.