Senior Management



Anthony Okoth

National Director

Mr. Anthony Okoth is the National Director, Habitat for Humanity Kenya. Previously He served United Nations Economic Commission  for Africa (ECA) as Senior Health Products Supply Chain Specialist.  Anthony has also served  other organizations  in various capacities including, East African Regional Director for the Africa Resource Centre where he doubled up as Kenya Country Director. Associate Director, Medicines for Malaria Venture. Country Director PATH and Population Services International, Clinton Health Access Initiative(CHAI) Zambia among others. He holds MBA from Daystar University, a post-graduate diploma in project planning and management from University of Nairobi, a BSc Biological Sciences from Punjab University, and a certificate in nonprofit management from Harvard Business School.


Nixon Otieno
Programs Director

Nixon has over 18 years extensive experience in the NGO sector, specializing in a wide range of areas including WASH, shelter, land, governance, education, livelihoods, environment, and emergency response. He has previously held significant roles such as Deputy Director for CARE Kenya and Head of Policy for Action Aid Kenya, where he supervised policy advocacy and service delivery programs in humanitarian and development contexts.

Nixon is credited with several key initiatives, including:

  • Initiating the market water system in Dadaab refugee camp.
  • Increasing WASH vote-heads in the FPE capitation grant.
  • Digitizing the National Education Management Information System.
  • Formulating the National Land Policy.
  • Introducing social audits for devolved funds accountability.

He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy Analysis and a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources Management. As the Programs Director, Nixon is responsible for the development and execution of all projects, ensuring they align with organizational goals and deliver impactful results.



Michael Kinyanjui

Finance and Operations Manager

Michael Karanja Kinyanjui is a certified public accountant with over 11 years of experience in accounting, finance, procurement, and grant and donor management across various industries, including manufacturing, hospitality, and NGOs. He currently serves as the Finance and Operations Manager at Habitat for Humanity Kenya. Previously, he was the Finance Manager for Kenya Children’s Homes and Freedom from Fistula Foundation (Kenya), where he led the Finance Department.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kenyatta University and a Diploma in Project Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Finance at the University of Nairobi. Additionally, Michael is a member of ICPAK and the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA), and he is a certified credit professional.


Rita Munyae
Partnerships Manager

Rita Munyae is a seasoned professional in NGO fundraising and communications, boasting over 14 years of extensive experience. She specializes in developing partnerships for fundraising, enhancing programs, and managing communications. As part of the Senior Management Team at Habitat for Humanity Kenya, Rita oversees the coordination, planning, and management of a diverse public and private partnership portfolio. Her role is pivotal in identifying and engaging stakeholders crucial for advancing the organization’s strategic goals. Rita’s responsibilities encompass resource mobilization, communications, and collaboration with national and county governments, corporates, foundations, NGOs, civil society organizations, and individual donors. With six years at Habitat for Humanity Kenya, Rita has significantly contributed to its mission and growth.

Previously, Rita led the resource mobilization and communications department for Childline Kenya, a national NGO. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work and a master’s degree in International Relations.


Carol Sande
Human Resources Manager

I am an accomplished Human Resources Professional with over 8 years of dedicated experience in the non-profit sector. My extensive background in human resources encompasses a wide range of expertise, underpinned by a strong technical skill set and unwavering work ethic. As a Certified HR Professional (CHRP) and a proud member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (HRM) in Kenya, I am deeply committed to enhancing organizational effectiveness and fostering positive workplace environments. My passion for people, coupled with  comprehensive HR knowledge, enables me to drive meaningful contributions to the success of an organization.