Jane Anyango is a grassroots women leader with more than 10 years experience working with women and girls on personal empowerment leading to self appreciation and worthiness. She is an International Visitor Leadership Programme, a US State sponsored programme, a member of UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group, Executive Committee Member of the East African Community Women, Peace and Security Network under African Youth Trust, Vital Voices Global Partnership and Cherie Blair Foundation fellow. I am an Global Peace Ambassador under the International Women Peace Group and a member of the Women Wagging Peace under the Inclusive Security Network. She is also a Policy Unit Expert under UN Habitat III Process.
Jane has a Community Peacebuilder Award, Outstanding Leadership Award, Millenium Milestone Award, and several local and International recognitions on my Peace and community women empowerment work. She was nominated for the International Woman of Courage Award in 2011 and was recently listed by the Inclusive Security Network as the 10 Women President Obama was suppose to meet during his visit to Kenya due to my extraordinary work. Jane is a powerful mobilizer and organizer, she initiated Wamama Tuna uwezo Network which is about giving community women to claim their leadership space and push for quality engagement.
She is the Director Founder of Polycom Development Project and Kibera Women for Peace and Fairness
Anne is a beneficiary of Polycom Development Project since her primary School days. She is serving Polycom on part time basis as she pursues her degree in Health Records and Information Management at Kenyatta University. She is the Projects coordinator of both the Women and Girls Programs. She takes part in young girls mentorship, documentation and visibility programs of the organization
i would like to seee polycom grow to international levels with well paid staff and quality human resource
She joined Polycom in 2008 after completing her primary school. Was inspired to go through high school by Polycom Development Project, she has served as a peer educator and a sanitation ambassador in her former school. She was part of the Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) that led to the establishment of the Clean Toilet Projects in schools, she was recognized and awarded for her role of ensuring clean toilets in her former school.
bella is cirrently the office administrator.
polycom is my home through the mentorship programs, i managed to stay foccused in school. I will soon be a proffesional woman.
She joined Polycom Development Project as a Volunteer in 2005. She is an undergraduate Journalism student at Daystar University and therefore came practicals in charge of media and communications. She is very passionate working with young people especially adolescent girls. She is also a GOAL Curriculum facilitator, teaching girls on different aspects of life including leadership.
My experience at PDP have made me a different person, I have cried, laughed and celebrated with the girls. It is an experience like no other, I enjoy listening to the stories, some of which are very touchy. I am so happy that our working is bringing smiles to their faces.
~MERCY CHEMUTAI KIMETO
Swillah has been with Polycom since inception, is driven by a huge desire to empower and protect the girl child. She was the Patron in charge of CARE-Kenya Sponsored Program - ITSPLEY, was also highly involved with the a USAID Project - SITAKIMYA which was about breaking silence around sexual and gender based violence. Swilla is in charge of the women's programs on sports and economic empowerment. She fights for a violence free society for women and girls. She is a Womens right advocate who has been championing for equality and equity