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Olubayi Olubayi

Chief Executive - Kenyan HGO Olubayi is delighted to be part of Kiwimbi because the opportunities, efforts, successes, failures and joys of his own life have sprung largely from “opportunity through education,” which happens to be Kiwimbi’s tagline. Olubayi grew up walking barefoot in the tiny village of Kakemer at the slopes of Mount Elgon

John Rathgeber

Vice Chair - Kenyan NGO John’s travels to Kenya with his wife, Lynne, made him appreciate the stark contrast between the resources we take for granted, like books and libraries, with the severe lack of resources in less fortunate parts of the world. Several years ago he made a conscious decision to delay retirement as

Dorothy Muroki

Kiwimbi Kenya, Board Chair Dorothy is passionate about fulfilling the astute proverbial wisdom: “If you give a man a fish, he will be hungry tomorrow. If you teach a man to fish, he will be richer forever”; and identifies Kiwimbi as a great opportunity for participation in sustainable development. Over time, it is clear Kiwimbi

David Lugg

Vice Chair of Kiwimbi International Board of Trustees David’s involvement with Kiwimbi extends a long family tradition of educational and social services involvement. Many teachers dot his family tree while both siblings work on the ground in special education or in academia, researching educational policy and history. A mother who was deeply involved in Children’s

Lynne Rathgeber

  Chair of the Kiwimbi Board of Trustees Lynne has always believed in the impact that individual initiative can have in making the world a better place, one step at a time. As the daughter of educators she also has profound faith in the value of books to bring joy and to help people visualize