Samson Jimmy Ukhevi is a results-driven and visionary Project Manager with experience in spearheading impactful projects focused on women’s empowerment, youth engagement, and climate action in developing countries. He started his project management journey at the University of Nairobi at the Certificate level and is now in his final year of Project Planning and Management. He is a dedicated advocate for positive change and has successfully coordinated multi-country initiatives, collaborated with diverse stakeholders, and leveraged innovative approaches to drive meaningful transformation.
Samson Led the “Activate A Girl initiative” that provided essential menstrual hygiene products and comprehensive training on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) to more than 5,000 girls in the informal settlements, enabling their education and overall well-being courtesy of Safaricom Ndoto Zetu Initiatives. He spearheaded the global student network – 2022 Millennium Fellowship program as the Campus Director at the University of Nairobi empowering more than 25 youth leaders to create and implement Social Impact innovative projects addressing several Sustainable Development Goals. Samson was awarded a grant to pilot the Virtual Reality project for children with intellectual disabilities and raise awareness, fostering empathy and inclusivity within communities through the UNDP Disability and Accessible Innovations Challenge.
Currently, Samson is the Project Coordinator at the African Confederation of Co-Operative Savings and Credit Association (ACCOSCA) Coordinating the “Voice for Women and Girls” project that is being implemented across 5 African countries (Kenya, Malawi, Senegal, Ethiopia, Ghana); the project pursues innovative strategies around Gender Equality, Empowerment of Women, Girls, and the marginalized, Inclusive governance, Environment and climate action, and Growth that works for everyone. He has leveraged his expertise in project management to develop, and implement, climate action initiatives, ensuring alignment with global sustainability goals; the African Co-operative Climate Action Plan, is one of such initiative he is championing, and he is engaging with national associations, governments, Credit Unions, and local communities to drive sustainable and collective efforts toward climate mitigation and adaptation.
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