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George Odhiambo Ochieng

Project Manager- Kisumu and Eldoret

George Odhiambo Ochieng

Project Manager- Kisumu and Eldoret

George serves as the Project Manager for Kisumu and Eldoret with WSUP. He is a distinguished Community Health and Development Specialist with a wealth of expertise in WASH programming, research, monitoring, and evaluation. With over 20 years of hands-on experience, George has honed his skills and insights through extensive engagement with communities. George holds a Master's degree in Community Health and Development, further underscoring his dedication to advancing public health and community welfare. Through his strategic vision and collaborative approach, he continues to build and strengthen partnerships to ensure the effective delivery of programs aimed at improving water, sanitation, and hygiene standards across communities. He has a wealth of experience across a diverse range of fields including Faecal sludge management, monitoring and evaluation,  research, and capacity building, alongside expertise in health care in emergency situations.

Gertrude Elusa Salano

Sanitation Lead

Gertrude Elusa Salano

Sanitation Lead

Gertrude Salano is a distinguished WASH Specialist and Public Policy Scholar with an impressive 21-year tenure spanning various esteemed organizations. Her expertise encompasses multiple domains, including designing and coordinating WASH interventions and spearheading efforts to mainstream gender, diversity, and social inclusion in programming initiatives. Gertrude's proficiency extends to Water Governance, financing strategies, and capacity development. Her keen focus on project monitoring, evaluation, and learning has led to developing robust Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks and systems. Presently, Gertrude serves as a Sanitation Lead with WSUP, where she continues to drive impactful change and innovation in sanitation and water management. With her wealth of experience and dedication to excellence, Gertrude remains a driving force in advancing WASH and gender empowerment initiatives in Kenya.

Harry Njung’e

Project Manager - Nakuru and Naivasha

Harry Njung’e

Project Manager - Nakuru and Naivasha

Lilian Omoga

Project Manager - Mombasa and Malindi

Lilian Omoga

Project Manager - Mombasa and Malindi

Mercy Njeri Mwangi

Programme Finance Officer

Mercy Njeri Mwangi

Programme Finance Officer

Philip Oruoch

Project Manager- Nairobi and Mavoko

Philip Oruoch

Project Manager- Nairobi and Mavoko

Hope Mwangi

Partnerships & Fundraising Manager

Hope Mwangi

Partnerships & Fundraising Manager

Michelle Anekeya

Global Communications Manager

Michelle Anekeya

Global Communications Manager

Michelle is a seasoned communications expert whose passion for impact storytelling drives her work. With over 19 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications, she is committed to connecting diverse audiences and stakeholders to drive positive behaviour change through innovative communication solutions. Michelle's commitment to sharing impactful stories shines through in her work, where she leverages her expertise to craft strategic communications that resonate with audiences worldwide. Holding a master's degree in communication studies and a degree in information sciences, she combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to develop solutions that achieve measurable goals and genuine impact.

Benjamin Muindi

Finance Manager

Benjamin Muindi

Finance Manager

Benjamin Muindi is the Finance Manager for WSUP Kenya and WSUP Mozambique.

Collins Osuma

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Collins Osuma

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Eden Mati

Eden Mati-Mwangi

Country Manager, Kenya

Eden Mati

Eden Mati-Mwangi

Country Manager, Kenya

Eden is a civil engineer and programme management professional. She has developed and managed socio-technical WASH development programmes targeting marginalised and low-income communities in Kenya. Her experience covers institutional and strategy support to water utilities, national institutions and the private sector. She is also experienced in managing multi-stakeholder partnerships, donor-funded WASH projects, infrastructure projects, public policy, governance, innovation and technology. Eden has previously worked at Water Services Trust Fund, HP Gauff and GIZ.

Emily Machocho Kirigha

Project Coordinator, Kenya

Emily Machocho Kirigha

Project Coordinator, Kenya

Emily Kirigha is a distinguished Programme Coordinator renowned for her expertise in program planning, design, and implementation within the realm of WASH services. With a wealth of experience under her belt, she has garnered a reputation for her adeptness in influencing policy and securing budgetary allocations to drive impactful change. Her proficiency extends to system strengthening, where she has pioneered innovative financing models tailored specifically for WASH initiatives. Emily is particularly adept at cultivating markets to cater to pro-poor segments, showcasing her commitment to inclusive development practices. A true leader in her field, Emily excels in capacity building initiatives for both national and sub-national governments. She is skilled at fostering strategic partnerships that amplify the reach and impact of interventions within the WASH sector. With her unparalleled expertise and dedication to excellence, Emily continues to drive transformative change and innovation within the WASH landscape, solidifying her status as a leading expert in the field.