General Director of Jambo Volunteers Luis del Alamo Luis was born in Madrid, Spain in 1981. After finishing his degree he went to live in kenya (Lamu, Mombassa and Nairobi) and work in the cooperation field for the last five years, during which he has sought out local leaders to provide them with support for community projects, working closely with them in Maasailand and Kibera. Luis has a degree in communication from Endicott College in Beverly Massachusetts and a master in International Cooperation from the University of Oviedo, Spain. All his work is with community groups and with a view to making a small but permanent, self-sustainable difference in the lives of the needy. Logistics Coordinator Maasailand Joseph Ole Tipanko Joseph is the president of the Maasai Good Salvage Outreach organization (MAGSA-OUTREACH) which draws its members from Ntashat, an area with economic and social problems some 40 km outside of Nairobi. MAGSA- OUTREACH is an umbrella organization of three women sub-groups each with an avarage of 30 women who form the great MAGSA women group. Community members who share the vision and objectives of the group are entitled to join. Joseph is a school teacher and married to Cicilia Seleyian. Together they participate in all sub-groups meetings and give advice and guidance to the groups. He also assists the groups in fundraising for the community projects.
Project Coordinator in MaasailandPeter Turpesio SiripoPeter was born in 1988 in Olmaroroi, Maasailand. He finished his Primary andSecondary education in the local school. After his graduation he startedworking at the Olmaroroi Primary school, teaching from class four to eight.Peter participated in a one month lasting workshop about HIV/ AIDS to extendhis knowledge. Among his future goals are studying Human ResourceManagement and dedicate his time to enhance the development of the Maasaicommunity. In 2009 he stated working for Jambo Volunteers and isresponsible for coordination our Projects in Maasailand. Project Coordinator in Kibera Anne Auma Oloo Was born in 1978 and completed her Primary education in 1993. Anne achieved a Superior degrees in 1997. She graduated from College where she has been taken classes in Community Development and Project Management throughout one year. In 2002 she received her Diploma. During the past three yeas she has been working in the field of development cooperation and gained experience with an international NGO. She was involved in the work of Jambo Volunteers from beginning on and now is responsible for managing the part of the administration. Annes goal is to be focused, effective and resourceful in helping to provide a conductive environment, to enrich the lives of the community as a whole, thus by providing them with better living conditions.
Full List of 2010-2011 Projects Education• Soweto West Nursery School (construction, equipment, salaries, food)• Olmaroroi Primary School and pre-unit (food, equipment, teachers, sports program)• Support of Kimuka Primary (sports program)• Kimuka Community Center Preschool (teachers, food) Community Development/Infrastructure• Chicken Coop (providing eggs)• Irrigation Project• Dance Troupe Economic Development / Women Empowerment• Tailoring Program (training and marketing of textiles)• Kibera Bones (marketing of bone jewelry)• ENKUSO• Maasai United Maasai Group• MAAGSA Health• Sakeiri Dispensary (support and maternity ward)
How You Can Support Jambo Volunteer • Seeking young professionals/college students • Interest in knowledge-sharing with Jambo’s communities • Volunteers can propose projects Donate (Budget of $15,000+ for 2011) • Contact us for bank account information
How You Can Support Jambo Buy Products • From Kibera – Beads made from cow bones • From Maasailand – Traditional Maasai jewelry • Textile Fabrics – African patterns and designs
Contacts• Kenya: Luis del Alamo (email@example.com)