Janet Naumi Mawiyoo

Janet Naumi Mawiyoo (Ms) is the Executive Director of KCDF (Kenya Community Development Foundation), a foundation that is committed to promoting sustainable development of communities for social justice, through local institution building, policy influencing, resource mobilization, and building partnerships and collaborations.

Janet in the last 30 years has distinguished herself as an experienced development practitioner, very knowledgeable on the challenges experienced in Africa in the management and delivery of effective aid programmes, institution building of local organizations, partnership building that enhance the sustainability of development programmes, just to mention a few.

She serves in a couple of non-profit Boards including Trust Africa which is a Pan African philanthropic organization, the African Philanthropy Network, (she is past Chair), she chairs Viwango a CSO certification body, and Accountability Now (UK), is a Director of the KCDF Investment Holdings, among others.

In December 2015, Janet was awarded the Exemplary Women’s Leadership Award in Mauritius.