Joseph Mwengea is the Kenya Keys’ Kenya In-country Director and has been serving the Taru community with Kenya Keys since the genesis of the organization in 2005. He is the current head teacher at Magale primary school. Joseph is a graduate with a bachelor of education degree and an MBA in Project Management. His dream for Taru and Kenya is the enhancement of social change through education to create jobs for the young people. He is married with three children: a girl and two boys.
Miriam Umazi Mbui is a Kenya Keys’ Kenya Board member, serving as a woman representative. She has been serving with Kenya Keys for six years. She is a dressmaker and runs her business in Taru village. Miriam is a very active participant in community work and loves helping the community, especially through Kenya Keys and wants to propel the community through her vision “education for all,” especially the girls and young women. She is an O level graduate (equivalent to elementary school), and is a widow with three children: two boys and one girl.
Lucas Mwangoma was born in 1963; he serves as the Kenya Keys’ Kenya Board member with responsibility for community outreach. He has been serving Kenya Keys since 2005. Lucas serves as the Catholic catechist, and he is also a tailor, farmer, and driver. He is married and has three children: one boy and two girls.
Podenciana Mwaka is a Kenya Keys’ Kenya Board member and serves as a women representative. She has been working with Kenya Keys since its genesis in 2005. She came on board with eight years experience in peer counseling: a job she was doing with the health centers in Taru and Samburu. She is a form four graduate (high school graduate) and is married to the Director Joseph Mwengea. She is a proud mother of three children: a girl and two boys. Her dream is to see an empowered Taru-kenya community through Kenya Keys, and the expansion of the organization to unimaginable heights. She owns a shop at Taru town.
Annah Mwakio Mapendo is a Kenya Keys’ Kenya Board member, serving as a woman representative. She has been serving with Kenya Keys since 2013. She is the current Deputy Principal at Kinango Secondary School. She is a very active participant in community work, and she loves the way Kenya Keys gives educational opportunities to the poor, needy, and bright students. She has a diploma in education and is currently pursuing her degree course in the same. She is married, with four children: a boy and three girls.