Lenah Gideon

Grant Administrator, Porticus Nairobi

Categories: Alumni, East Africa Region, Foundations, Public sector

***Alumna of the Ashoka Visionary Program (East Africa) 2021/2022***

Lenah currently works at Porticus as a Grant Administrator supporting the Child Protection, PSET and Building a Vital Church Portfolios in Africa with a focus on two programmes, Child Protection programme in Zimbabwe aimed at eradicating corporal punishment within Catholic Schools and, Catholic Spiritual Formation programme aimed at raising the quality of Formation for Religious in Uganda and Zimbabwe. She also supports the process of developing a new Education Programme in Uganda. At the same time she serves as the Deputy Safeguarding Officer Africa Office.

Prior to joining Porticus, Lenah trained in Commerce with a Bachelors and Masters on the same with a focus on International Business Management. She worked in the development sector for over 10 years moving from Finance and Administration to Programme, Project and Grant Management.

She also worked at the United Nations (UNDP Kenya and UN Women ESARO ) for 6 years at various capacities. Her other experiences include Programme and Project Management, Grant Management, Women Economic Empowerment, Business Development and Administration.

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