KMET is an indigenous Kisumu-based non governmental organization established to promote quality in health and education services across Kenya. Founded in 1995 and registered under the Trustees Act in 1996, KMET champions for access to quality and comprehensive Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent health among undeserved communities. KMET operates in 35 of the 47 counties in Kenya as well as regionally in East and Central Africa. KMET is managed through a Board of Trustees which ensures the institution operates within its internal policies and with respect to the Laws of the Republic of Kenya.
Monica holds a PhD in Public Health from the University of Central England (UCE) and is a trained Nurse/Midwife who managed the busy maternity unit at Kenyatta National Hospital for 15 years doubling up as a Honorary Lecturer at the department of Nursing – Nairobi University before opting out to fully concentrate on establishing KMET’s activities at the grassroots.
Human Resource & Operations Manager
Griffin has over 10 years’ experience in HR and is a registered member of the Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM-K) and Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is also the CEO of the Centre for Maternal Health Innovations (CMHI)- KMET's social enterprise for sustainability. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration & Human Resource Management, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and a Diploma in Human Resource Management.
Eunice is the team leader at KMET’s finance department and has had more than 15 years’ experience in financial management in the private and nonprofit sector. Eunice has a Master’s of Science Degree in Finance, an undergraduate Degree in Finance and a qualification of CPA section 6. She handles an annual portfolio of over USD 5 million.
Board of Directors
Secretary to the Board
Dr. Monica Oguttu is the founding Executive Director of Kisumu Medical and Education Trust.
Prof. Khama Rogo
Prof. Khama Rogo is trained obstetrician-gynecologist, Khama earned his MD/PhD in gynecologic oncology from Sweden. After a successful career in academic medicine in three continents, Khama embarked on international health where he has been an articulate and steady voice in reproductive health and rights for over two decades. Dr Rogo has served as consultant to the UN/WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, USAID, SIDA, DANIDA the Dutch government and DFID, as well as many other international organization.
Dr. Thomas Kwasa
Chair to the Board
Dr. Thomas holds a Master Degree of Medicine in Internal Medicine, a Certificate in Tropical medicine and is a senior lecturer in Internal Medicine and Neurology at the University of Nairobi.
Tom Mboya Ogollah
Tom holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a certificate in computer Operations, computer/information Technology Administration and Management. He is the director of GIS and Valuation Role at the County Government of Kisumu coordinating County spatial plans and land rates to generate revenue using modern technology.
Peninah A. Achola
Penina is an expert and lecturer in Community Health and Development. She’s been involved in a number of scientific and social research in health science.