George Gachie

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George has over 10 years of experience in the Development field having worked as a project officer with an international Organization, in which he contributed to the success of piloting the Community Managed Funds and Community Centres in Mtwapa Kenya which have been replicated in other African countries. George leads engagement with youth and women in community empowerment programs. With a background in development studies and growing up in one of Nairobi’s biggest slum, he has a good understanding of the slum dwellers’ needs and acceptable approaches to slum upgrading projects. He continues to offer capacity-building activities to women and youth on entrepreneurship, he recently led UN-Habitat’s COVID-19 response activities in Mathare and Kibera Slums and is currently piloting the smart planet app with slum communities in Nairobi.