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Meet the Team

Evans Ocholla

Mr. Evans Achola - Chairperson

Evans is an experienced Microbiologist with vast practical knowledge spanning areas like biological, microbiological and chemical tests in medical laboratories. He has a deep academic background holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Microbiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology – JKUAT, Kenya. Formerly of The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Evans is currently the Managing Director of Laboquip Ltd and we are confident in his leadership as the chairperson of SAFI management to deliver impactful outcomes in our target communities.

Amos Ocholla

Mr. Amos Okello - Board Member

Amos Okello has a wide-ranging strategic and policy-level leadership and advisory experience. He has served as a County Chief Officer in charge of Governance; Lectured at University of Nairobi, School of Political Science and Public Administration; Visiting Research Fellow at the South Africa Research Chairs’ Initiative (SARChI) at the University of Johannesburg; and Coordinator for Professional Development Program at Aga Khan University (EA). Amos holds a Master of Arts Degree in Peace, Security and Development from King's College London (UK), a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from United States International University (USIU) and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a Fellow: African Leadership Centre at King’s College London; Chartered Management Institute UK.He has a passion for social justice and sustainable livelihood, including human rights, climate justice, and poverty eradication. SAFI is pleased to have him as a key member of the Board and we are confident in his wealth of experience and knowledge to help drive our organization to achieve its mission.

Petronilla Ogito

Ms. Petnora Ogito - Board Member

Petnora holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Systems Management from Kenya Methodist University, Nairobi and a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from KMTC, Machakos. She is a Clinical Officer duly registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya and worked and served in various donor funded development projects in different capacities including but not limited to team leadership. As a key board member and official of SAFI, our organization will tap into her proven leadership ability, data collection and management especially, in organization of donor-funds and projects to credible success. Petnora also advises the Board on issues related to gender mainstreaming in climate change adaptation.

Jim Oduor

Ms. Merab Ochieng - Board Member

Ms. Merab Ochieng holds a Degree in Law, LL.B and a Masters in Gender and Peace Building from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Sustainable Peace and Security. She is a Lecturer at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She has a wealth of experience having worked in various Civil Society Organizations. Her areas of interest include Sexual & Reproductive Health, Youth Empowerment, Policy Development, Advocacy, Research Studies, Governance, Peace Building and Transitional Justice.

Ivy Rachier

Ms. Ivy Rachier - Board Member

Ivy is a lawyer from the University of Nairobi and has a masters level in French. She currently serves as a legal advisor to the Board, leads the youth portfolio, and acts as a link between SAFI and the youth constituency.  

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