Cleophas is the Chief Executive Officer of the East African Centre for Human Rights, which is the current secretariat for the EACRN. Cleophas holds a First Class Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, and is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Development Anthropology in the same University.

Cleophas has over six years of experience in humanitarian aid provision and management, peace building, advocacy and child protection. Having been part of the inaugural Humanitarian Leadership Development Programme in 2009 (implemented by Save the Children UK), Cleophas proceeded to work in various office and field locations managing emergency and early recovery projects. Cleophas has worked with the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) in the emergencies department as well as CARITAS Maralal, leading emergency teams in delivery of aid to vulnerable populations.

Cleophas brings to the network vast experience in fundraising, coordination and capacity building.

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