Martha Akinyi Otieno is the Employment Officer at NRCF heading the Alumni Department. She joined the organization in 2022 bringing in more than 10 years of experience in Youth Empowerment and Capacity building. She grew up in a Children’s Home where her father worked and that is where her passion for community work was ignited.
She is a dedicated Youth Empowerment professional who successfully Planning, Coordinating, and Implementing Vulnerable Young participant Employment projects with USAID, NITA, Research Triangle Institute, Kenya Private Sector Alliance, and the Government of Kenya in rural areas, street youth organizations, apprentices, and institutional Alumni connecting them with gainful employment opportunities both in the formal and informal sector and business support.
Currently, she is working with over 170 NRCF Alumni assisting them to get employment with a success rate of 78% and looking to get to over 90% within her first-year tenure.
She really enjoys her work and connecting with the Alumni who she says are very receptive to her programming ideas for better employment opportunities and outcomes.