MARGARET WAWIRA

PROJECT OFFICER

Margaret is a Project’s Officer working under the Education Support Programme at EACHRights. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the United States International University – Africa (USIU-A), as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the same University. She is currently undertaking an online course on “Children’s Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Introduction” offered by the University of Geneva.

Margaret has over two years’ experience in community development and project implementation work. She has previously worked under the “Watoto Wetu” project which strives to enhance the protection of children against harmful cultural practices like FGM and Child Marriage and enhance access to quality education. Margaret also doubles up as the communications officer, in charge of managing the organization’s website and social media pages. She also oversees the development and dissemination of press releases for advocacy and awareness creation. She has led various qualitative and quantitative research aspects of projects which include desktop research, baseline surveys, situational analysis, data collection and field research. Margaret has also been involved in the development and implementation of advocacy strategies on various aspects affecting children in Kenya and the East African region.

She brings to the organisation vast experience and skills in community development, research, advocacy, awareness creation, capacity building, communication and project implementation.
She can be reached at margaret@eachrights.or.ke