Baraka Women's Center Staff

Dr. Teresia Waikuru Njora

Center Director


Gender Chair for Kenya National Federation of Jua Kali Associations;

Addiction Counsellor, Baraka Rehabilitation Center for individual recovering from substance abuse; 

Trainer of Trainers for substance abuse HIV/AIDS prevention;

Gender-Based violence prevention activist;

Global Woman Leaders Entrepreneur;

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

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

Wanjiru Ngigi

Program Director


A visionary, self-motivated, resourceful transformational leader and inspirational speaker with over 15 years of experience in leadership training and transformative 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;

Traininh in Transformative leadership skills by GWLN;

Training by Women Empowerment Link (WEL)/UNFPA.

Alexander Kihia

IT Specialist



Ruth Kitute

Office Manager


Key Associates

Sophie W. Gathogo

   Co-Founder  Mentor 

 Director of Welfare



Wangendo Waruimbo

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



         Pricilla          Wairimu 

Director of Development



Board of Directors


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, Deluca Group Limited

Proprietor,  Sashy Select

Sales And Marketing Executive, DKExpress Ltd


Marketing Executive,  Skynet Worldwide Express 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 Wangari  Kinyanjui

Early childhood training – Kibciku Primary School


Group Counselor/ Mentor BWC


Teacher, Primary and Secondary schools




Shelemith 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.


Pricilla Wairimu

Systems Administrator SANLAM Kenya


Member of the Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association (KCPA)


Trainer of Trainers in Counselling Supervision



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