Team

Omondi Otieno

Position: Global Director
Email: omondi@chasp.co.ke

Omondi Otieno is responsible for leading CHASP’s global strategy. He dedicates his time to industry innovation and establishing new business lines under the CHASP Advisory group.

He is a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with over 15 years’ experience in managing diverse Public Health, Social Protection and Livelihood Programs in Rural and Humanitarian environments of the Horn of Africa. He has a deep practical understanding of the policy space in the sectors of health and social policy within most countries in Sub-saharan Africa and is known to be a thought leader on Social Protection, and on Healthcare Systems – areas in which he has extensively published reviewed articles, research papers, and implementation guidelines and tools. He continues to actively engage in generating knowledge that shapes development discourse in the region.

 

Prior to founding CHASP, Omondi worked for various non-profits in the Horn of Africa region, and independently consulted for various organizations including, Unicef, WFP, Oxfam, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger, Hivos, International Rescue Committee, Glaxosmithkline, Medecins du Monde, Cardno East Africa, and the Danish Refugee Council, amongst many others.  He also worked as an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Liberal Arts of De La Salle University (Phillipines).

He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies (Public Health) from Makerere University -Uganda, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Organizational Development from Henrich Heine University – Germany, and a Master of Public Health (Health Systems and Informatics) from the University of Western Cape – South Africa. He is in the process of finalizing a PhD in Development Economics from Makerere University – Uganda.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

– Monitoring, Evaluation and Results Based Management

-Development and Humanitarian programming, design, implementation and review

-Strategic Planning, and Organizational Learning

-Social Protection Systems and Cash programming

-Healthcare Systems Diagnosis and Strengthening

-Development and Humanitarian Research

-Coalition building, advocacy, networking and sector Learning

Omondi Otieno is responsible for leading CHASP’s global strategy. He...

Omondi Otieno

Global Director

Collins Kiptoo

Position: Head of Finance
Email: kiptoo@chasp.co.ke

Collins is a CPA(K), FMVA, BA and MA Economics graduate. He offers a rich blend of accounting, operations, strategic, administrative and leadership talents gained from 10 years of experience in hospitality, real estate and advanced financial studies. He boasts a history of reorganizing, streamlining, strengthening financial operations to maximize performance and profitability for private firms, an effective communicator who quickly builds and nurtures an excellent relationship with external and internal contacts. His primary role at CHASP involves statutory compliance, administration, setting up internal controls, system reviews and keeping an eye on the bottom line.

Collins is a CPA(K), FMVA, BA and MA Economics graduate....

Collins Kiptoo

Head of Finance

Omole Opinya

Position: Practice Manager
Phone: +254 722 989 142
Email: paul@chasp.co.ke

Omole Opinya is a Human Rights and Governance Specialist. Paul has engaged with diverse communities and institutions for over 20 years facilitating various programs aimed at advancing human rights and Governance systems. Paul has critical hands-on skills in Development Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation systems, and Institutional Strengthening. Omole holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Science) from Kenyatta University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Political Science.

Omole Opinya is a Human Rights and Governance Specialist. Paul...

Omole Opinya

Practice Manager

Derick B. Otieno

Position: Practice Manager
Email: derick@chasp.co.ke

Derick is an economist with experience in the design, management, and implementation of social protection programs. He is well-versed in research, monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, policy development, disability programming, and implementation of livelihood programs across diverse settings. He is the Business Development lead at CHASP and supports field programs.

He is passionate about humanitarian development and sustainable development goals and has been involved with various organizations that champion the SDG agenda, like AIESEC and ICY Africa, in pursuit of this. Before joining CHASP, Derick worked at Africa 118 and Sony Sugar Company.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Maasai Mara University, Kenya.

Derick is an economist with experience in the design, management,...

Derick B. Otieno

Practice Manager

Joram Oruko

Position: Practice Associate
Email: oruko@chasp.co.ke

Joram Oruko is currently a Practice Associate at CHASP based in Nairobi, Kenya. Since joining, he has been responsible for working arm in arm with the County Registration Coordinators to execute and achieve clearly set out beneficiaries registration goals and objectives.
He also has a background in Real Estate and Property Management and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in the same. He has since developed a profound interest in the workings of humanitarian policies championing sustainable social and economic development.

Joram Oruko is currently a Practice Associate at CHASP based...

Joram Oruko

Practice Associate

Sharon Olang

Position: Associate Consultant
Email: sharon@chasp.co.ke

Sharon is a development practitioner with over 9 years of work experience managing livelihoods, social protection, business development and institutional capacity building programs. She has experience working on programs in Kenya, Uganda . Tanzania and South Africa.

Sharon started her career as a child protection officer and later worked for the Kenya community development foundation coordinating livelihoods programs and capacity building activities for young men and women on business development. She currently supports capacity building interventions for both individuals and organizations on policy issues and resource mobilization.

She holds a bachelors degree in sociology and currently pursuing a masters in development studies at the University of Nairobi.

 

Sharon is a development practitioner with over 9 years of...

Sharon Olang

Associate Consultant

John Irungu

Position: Associate Consultant
Email: irungu@chasp.co.ke

John Irungu is a Social community worker with over a decade of experience supporting development issues across a range of sectors (Health-HIV/AIDS and child protection) in civil society’s settings in the Eastern region of Kenya.

He is well versed in community empowerment programs, social policy engagements and implementation of livelihood programs targeting vulnerable communities.
At CHASP John is a consultant associate working with communities to bring about social policy change through active participation of the community in addressing issues that affect them collectively.

John Irungu is a Social community worker with over a...

John Irungu

Associate Consultant

Steve Muendo

Position: Associate Consultant
Email: muendo@chasp.co.ke

Muendo is a Population Social Development (PSD) Expert with over 15 years of experience in research, policy development and evidence-based policy analysis. He holds extensive experience in the fields of Policy Development on Women Empowerment, Youth and Women participation in Value Chain Development, Credit access to Smallholder farmers in Agribusiness, Women participation in Leadership, Women Rights Advocacy, Life skills training, Project Management, market development, Primary Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Commodities in Kenya.

He has previously consulted for various projects in the region including the Sustainable Diets for East Africa (SuDEA), The Empower@Scale Project (E@S), The Lower Eastern Agribusiness Project (LEAP), The Integrated Dry-land Farming Project (IDFP), The Nutrition Improvement through Cash and Health Education (NICHE) – funded by the UNICEF and various other projects across civil society organizations, the private sector, international organizations and national governments with emphasis on sustainable livelihoods.

Muendo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Actuarial Science and a Master of Arts degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi and a Core Technical qualification in Economics from the Institute of Actuaries in London, UK.

Muendo is a Population Social Development (PSD) Expert with over...

Steve Muendo

Associate Consultant

Ian Gichuhi

Position: IT Support
Phone: 0733892025
Email: ian@chasp.co.ke

I provide technical support and ensure the smooth running of systems. This includes:

Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks.
Responding in a timely manner to service issues and requests
Providing technical support across the company (this may be in person, team viewer, or over the phone)
Setting up accounts for new users
Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary
Testing new technology
Possibly training junior staff
Setting up accounts for new users
Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary
Testing new technology
Installing and configuring computer hardware, software systems.

and solving technical issues as they arise.

I provide technical support and ensure the smooth running of...

Ian Gichuhi

IT Support

Lopisai Lemadada

Position: County Assistant Coordinator
Phone: 0742928820
Email: lemadada@chasp.co.ke

I am a highly motivated professional with over two years of experience in diverse projects and organizations. I intend to take on new challenges with my strong work ethic, adaptability, exceptional interpersonal skills, and adeptness at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills to best enhance organizational objectives.

Skills

  • Data collection
  • Budget preparation.
  • Operation monitoring

I am a highly motivated professional with over two years...

Lopisai Lemadada

County Assistant Coordinator

Hani Godana

Position: County Assistant Coordinator
Phone: 0708294773
Email: hani@chasp.co.ke

Skilled at planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling Community Development Projects effectively and efficiently throughout their phases, from proposal writing through execution, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.
I understand the underlying dynamics of NRM, drought cycle management, water and rangeland management, and agro-pastoral livelihoods in ASAL.

Community mobilization needs assessment, case management, interviewing, and network management skills, as well as training and facilitation skills in making presentations and expertise in Field Research and preparing reports.

 

Skilled at planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling Community Development Projects...

Hani Godana

County Assistant Coordinator

SAFIA MOHAMUD

Position: County Assistant Coordinator
Phone: 0722577473
Email: safia@chasp.co.ke

I am results-driven, logical, and methodical in my approach to achieving tasks and objectives.

I work with other stakeholders, leaders, and working partners within the community to ensure projects are successfully implemented within the time frame.
I have extensive experience in designing and planning, strong planning, organizing, and monitoring skills, and am an efficient time manager.
Tolerant and understanding in serving the target groups, especially young children, elderly people, and vulnerable groups in society, regardless of their gender, race, and faith.
I can work in urban and remote areas with very high-security challenges for better service delivery.
I possess good mentorship abilities for providing guidance and counseling.
I have good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate strong communication skills in public presentations, facilitation of groups, proposal preparation, and the preparation of in-depth research reports.

I am results-driven, logical, and methodical in my approach to...

SAFIA MOHAMUD

County Assistant Coordinator

IQRAN MAHAT

Position: County Assistant Coordinator
Phone: 0701264505
Email: iqran@chasp.co.ke

I am an energetic, ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake or situation that I am presented with. I am excellent in working with others to achieve a certain objective and with excellence.

Some of my roles in previous projects include:

I completed detailed nutritional assessments of each patient based on their health history, medical conditions, and energy requirements.
I determined client-specific nutrient and energy requirements, taking into consideration specific lifestyles, physiologies, and medical concerns.
I spoke with pregnant women about their nutritional needs and the benefits of breastfeeding.

I coached individuals on methods for managing chronic diseases with effective dietary plans.

I registered beneficiaries (electronically) in the program.

 

I am an energetic, ambitious person who has developed a...

IQRAN MAHAT

County Assistant Coordinator