Rogers Omollo was born and raised in Kenya and is the founder of Activate Action, a community-based organization that supports local youth on matters surrounding sexual and reproductive health. He has been personally impacted, losing both his parents to HIV as a child. Rogers is determined to create a culture within his community whereby HIV testing, discussing sexual and reproductive health rights and asking for help are not taboo, by mentoring young people on HIV management, mental health, relationship, life skills, and advocacy. Rogers also serves in leadership positions at ONE East Africa, Youth Advisory Council for Health, and as county global peace ambassador in Homa-Bay.
Shantal Kisimba is an environmentalist, and a mental health advocate and founder of Sunshine, a brand that radiates the dark days in people’s lives through inspiration, encouragement, and motivation. Mental health awareness is one of our key focus and we do this majorly through content creation. Shantal is also a writer and blogger that highlights various individuals pursuits with the aim of reminding others that it is doable and that they too can boldly chase their dreams.
Patrick Abidha is a counseling psychologist, evidence-based behavioral interventions facilitator. He has extensively engaged in community health programs with emphasis on HIV testing services, adherence and retention, care and treatment & EBIs to AGYW's as an agent of change for sustained healthy communities.
Sharon Khalai is a public relations professional with diverse experience in presentation, engagement, and project pitching. She enjoys working with young people from different diversities and loves traveling and photography
Festo Collins is an SRHR consultant, social scientist, philanthropist, and a part-time M&E practitioner. He has extensively engaged in community development programs with an emphasis on young people both as instruments of change and the gateway to better, well informed and self-sustained societies.
Erica Adhiambo is a clinical officer by profession. She enjoys philanthropic work and working with vulnerable young people in the community.
Cynthia holds a degree in Environmental Science with skills in data management, research, and adolescent sexual reproductive health. She is passionate about mentorship working with young people. She enjoys traveling and singing.
Hellen is a passionate peer educator, EBI facilitator, and she has engaged in progressive community health programs with emphasis to HIV testing services, adherence and retention, and care and treatment. She has also engaged in teen mentorship programs both in schools and community youth groups. She has also been part of economic life skills development.
Phanunah Idris is a programs officer with over two years of experience in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of community programs. Phanunah believes in the community and in young people as leaders and drivers of change. As she puts it, there is so much untapped potential among young people, and with the right guidance and resources, young people can achieve much more. She is currently supporting implementation of Activate Action’s programs as a volunteer. She has previously worked with youth development programs, HIV/AIDS programs, and WASH programs in Nairobi, Kenya. Phanunah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Development Technology. In addition to this, she has certificates in Project Management and Monitoring & Evaluation. She is a YALI RLC EA alumni as well.