CURRICULUM VITAE
Sayo Christine
+254 724 569 013
csayo@live.com
csayosays.blogspot.com
ABOUT ME
I have 3 years working exp...
 Writing proposals that have been send to potential sponsors
 Linking the children with opportunities for job shadow
 I...
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
UNIVERSITY:
2012-2014
University of Nairobi
M.A (Communications)
2006 –2010
Moi University
B.A. (LINGU...
· Reading newspapers and magazines
REFEREES
1. Simon Wachira Wamae
Chief Executive Officer
Volunteers for Africa
Simon.wac...
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Christine sayo curriculum vitae

  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE Sayo Christine +254 724 569 013 csayo@live.com csayosays.blogspot.com ABOUT ME I have 3 years working experience in communications and advocacy departments of Non- Governmental Organizations. I have a keen interest in the use of social media by organizations to promote their brands. I also enjoy writing. When not working, I spend my time with kids at the Hanne Howard Fund Lenana where I am a volunteer and mentor for children who were left destitute following the 2007 post election violence. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE September 2012- Present: Communications and Advocacy Officer for Juatenda project, a 15 month media and environment project that calls on the public to know(jua) and act(tenda) on pressing environmental issues. The project, run by Volunteers for Africa and Media Development in Africa (MEDEVA) features synergy forums, training and mentorship of journalists as well as a 13episode radio and TV show. Achievements  Facilitated advocacy forums for youth, women and elders to advocate for proper care of environment.  Organised barazas with chiefs and community elders in 8 counties across the country to champion for their proactive engagement in ensuring environmental sustainability.  Facilitated training of over 200 fresh journalists across Kenya on environmental reporting.  Prepared quarterly progress and field reports that were shared with donors.  Instrumental in conducting research for the first ever interactive environmental radio and television show in Kenya  Helped to mobilize over 2000 youth on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube) to engage in environmental dialogues  Pioneered the organizations first ever newsletter (Juatenda Bulleting) detailing project progress.  Among panelists on Africa Views radio show held on 9th June where the topic of “Role of NGOs in enhancing sustainable solutions in the water sector” was discussed.  Instrumental in identifying potential funding opportunities and writing of proposals. September 2012- Present: Volunteer at Hanne Howard Fund Lenana, a children’s home that caters for needy children by providing food, shelter, clothing and also educating them. Achievements:  Mentoring children on life skills and how to better their grades in school
  2. 2.  Writing proposals that have been send to potential sponsors  Linking the children with opportunities for job shadow  Identifying potential sponsors for the children  Writing a fundraising strategy that is used as a guide by the organization July – September 2012: - Documentation Consultant at CAP Youth Empowerment Institute, an NGO that seeks to empower youth with basic employability skills through trainings and later internships and job placements. Achievements:  Prepared a one year progress report detailing achievements and progress of the organization’s pilot year that was presented to the main donor, The MasterCard Foundation  Preparing a monthly CAP YEI Newsletter capturing success stories from the field  Conducted interviews of community participants to assess impact of the program  Maintaining records of all organization documents  Preparing a communications strategy for use by the organization  Preparing brochures, factsheets and other marketing materials for organization’s publicity  Facilitating production of banners for use by the organization June 2011- June 2012:- Communications Assistant, Digital Opportunity Trust Kenya, an NGO that seeks to empower youth with ICT, life and entrepreneurship skills through training. Achievements:  Updated the DOT website with stories ,pictures and videos  Developed a Communications Strategy for use by the organization  Designed T-shirts, Brochures , factsheets and other marketing and branding materials  Successfully organized DOT Kenya events including graduation events for participants  Initiated use of DOT Kenya social media platforms including Facebook. Twitter and YouTube pages  Prepared a newsletter for the organization 2010:- Web Content Writer and Researcher at Veritable Writers, an online Search Engine Optimization writing company. Achievements:  Wrote SEO articles for clients  Conducted research on given articles  Edited articles for different clients on different topics  Maintained records for articles written
  3. 3. ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE UNIVERSITY: 2012-2014 University of Nairobi M.A (Communications) 2006 –2010 Moi University B.A. (LINGUISTICS, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION) Graduated with a Second Class Honours, Upper Division SECONDARY SCHOOL 2000-2004 Kenya High School Mean Grade B+ WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS ATTENDED Advocacy Training conducted by ACT! Kenya Conflict Sensitivity in Service Delivery Training conducted by ACT! Kenya Community and Resource Mobilization conducted by Academic Model for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS (AMPATH) ·Rape Management organized by the Moi University Know AIDS Society (MUKAS) ·Stepping Stones Workshop conducted by AMPATH emphasizing on sexual health, communication in relationships, gender conflict and HIV/AIDS. ·Home Based Care for people living with HIV/AIDS conducted by Moi University Health Centre. CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Rotary Club of Nairobi Central · Participates in community work, sports activities, school talks organized by the club League of Young Professionals · Regularly participates in fundraising events organized by the club to raise funds for the less fortunate. Moi University Know AIDS Society. · Apart from learning more about HIV/AIDS, I have been able to reach and teach many people on the subject. Moi university Language Students Association . · Established the spirit of teamwork, excellent personal and inter-personal skills. INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: · Watching news · Writing
  4. 4. · Reading newspapers and magazines REFEREES 1. Simon Wachira Wamae Chief Executive Officer Volunteers for Africa Simon.wachira@volunteersafrica.org +254 720 322 264 2. Alex Ndolo Kilele Founder and Director Kilele Foundation Kenya P.O Box 27785-00100, Nairobi +254722536377/+254733536377 Skype:alex.ndolo.kilele Email:alex@kilelefoundationkenya.com Email:info@kilelefoundationkenya.com 3. Evans Njoro Country Director, Digital Opportunity Trust Kenya, Museum Hill Center, P.O Box 27247-00100, Nairobi. evansnjoro@gmail.com 0725517836

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