Our Team

Dr Teresia Njora 
Center Director

Gender Chair for Kenya National Federation of Jua Kali Associations;

Professional Addiction Counselor, , Serving Baraka Rehabilitation Center for individuals recovering from substance abuse; Trainer of Trainers for substance abuse HIV/AIDS prevention.An activist in Gender-Based violence /prevention 

A Global Woman Leader.

An Entrepreneur;Awardee -by Crown Women Rising/AWEP Kenya for supporting marginalized entrepreneurs and jobless women and youth through vocational training and business startups; 

Trainer of Trainers in vocational skills, Textile, Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy. A certified Pastor in Theorogy 

Honorary Doctorate for supporting vulnerable and marginalized women, youth and young mothers in the informal .

Wanjiru Ngigi 
Program Director

A visionary, self-motivated, resourceful transformational leader and inspirational speaker with over 15 years of experience in leadership training and trans-formative governance in local institutions.Trainer  on Gender Based Violence and Coordination; Trainer on HIV/AIDS and Effects /Management of Drug Abuse in Kenya school and society;Trained in Entrepreneurs and Leadership skills by Project Baobab, GWWI and E Change;Training in Trans-formative leadership skills by GWLN;Training by Women Empowerment Link (WEL)/UNFPA.

Dennis Miriti

IT & Computer Trainer

Degree in Information Technology at KCA University.A beneficiary of Baraka Therapeutic Home through recovery, mentorship and psycho-social support program.

Ruth Kitute

Office Administrator

Veronica Ejore

Bead-work Trainer

A beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center through Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Mentorship program. A part time Business lady.

Ann Lodeke

Dressmaking Trainer

A beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center through Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Mentorship program. A part time Business lady.

Agnes Akau

A computer trainer and cooperative management.

An IT expert trained at Nakuru training teachers college (NTTC). Beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center.

Wilson Njoroge

A Dressmaking Trainer and Motorcycle Spare Parts Technician.

A beneficiary of Baraka Therapeutic Home through recovery, Mentorship, Dressmaking training, Leadership and Psycho-social Support.

Susan Letrongos

 Dress making Trainer

A beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center Dressmaking Training and Mentoring Program.

Rose Wanja


A salon Expert and Book Keeping Secretary.Trained at Nanyuki Youth Polytechnic.A Beneficiary of Baraka Womens Center Mentoring Program.

Susan Lemuri

Beadwork Trainer

A beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center Enterpenureship and leadership mentoring program.The Chairlady of Nasarun Women self help group dancers.

Ibrahim Lesian

A founder at Baraka Women's Center Laikipia.

MAA Community leader and the AGRI Business Director.

Regina Lorey

Program Manager.

A Salon Expert and a Beneficiary of Baraka Women's Center Enterprenureship and Mentorship Program.

Key Associates

Priscilla Wairimu​

   Director of Development​

Wangendo Waruimbo

Business Consultant,  Liaison  with Kenyan Diaspora; Marketing and Entrepreneurship Consultant

Sophie W. Gathogo

Co-Founder  Mentor  Director of Welfare.

Board of Directors WCI


Working to expand the impact of the Center

Jayne Mwangi

Board Chair

Entrepreneur in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, coordinating travel needs for Corporates, Tourists, Families, and Individuals within the East African Region and beyond.

Charles Kalomba

Secretary General of Kenya National Federation of Jua Kali Associations;Board Director, Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA);Chairman, Commercial Wholesale, Distributive, Retail Trade and Allied Agencies;Sector trainer at the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)

Carrie Njeri Mbatia

Director, SKYNET Worldwide Kenya Ltd.

Founder, DELUCA Group Ltd.

Grace Wangari

Trainer of Trainers in Entrepreneurship and Transformative Leadership

Trainer in Gender-based violence awareness 

Group counselor and mentor, BWC table banking groups

Esther Kinyanjui

Early childhood training – Kibciku Primary School

Group Counselor/ Mentor BWC

Teacher, Primary and Secondary schools

Shellmith Njeri Gitari

Board Treasurer

Mentor of women groups at BWC

Secretary, Office of the President

Secretary, Ministry of Lands office

Secretary,  Ministry of Education office

Pastor Cyrus Njora

Director and Counsellor at Baraka Therapeutic Home

Program Counsellor Baraka Womens Center.

Wanjiru Ngigi

Program Director, Baraka Women's Center

Previous: Program Director Life Bloom Services International.

Priscilla Wairimu

Systems Administrator SANLAM Kenya

Member of the Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association (KCPA)

Trainer of Trainers in Counselling Supervision