About Us

WHO WE ARE

About Jenga Future

As a visionary Kenyan non-profit founded in 2021, Jenga Future is committed to empowering vulnerable communities impacted by climate change.

Recognizing the profound effects of rising temperatures, erratic rainfall, and extreme weather events, we co-create innovative and sustainable adaptation solutions that build resilience and adaptive capacity.

Our approach prioritizes the well-being of marginalized groups, including young people, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities, ensuring no one is left behind.

Through collaborative efforts, we develop tailored solutions that address their unique challenges, fostering the ability to adapt, thrive, and pave equitable and sustainable paths out of poverty.

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OUR VISION

A society that is adaptive to social and climate change challenges.

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OUR MISSION

We are dedicated to empowering youth, individuals with disabilities, and indigenous communities by enhancing their capacity to innovate and prosper in the midst of climate change and societal challenges.

PRINICPLES AND PRIORITIES

Core Values

  1.     Inclusivity: We embrace diversity, ensuring all voices are heard and respected.

  2.     Co-creation: We believe in collaborative efforts, fostering shared visions for meaningful change.

  3.     Resilience and Adaptability: We navigate challenges with resilience and adaptability, evolving to meet new demands.

  4.     Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct in all our interactions and endeavours, ensuring that our actions align with our values and principles.

  5.     Impact: We are committed to making a tangible and lasting difference in the lives of individuals and communities

    6.     Innovation: We embrace creativity and forward-thinking, constantly seeking new and innovative approaches to address complex challenges and drive positive change.

OUR FOCUS

Key Strategies

Community Engagement

We employ a participatory approach that involves the active engagement of local communities and indigenous groups. By understanding their unique needs, challenges, and traditional knowledge, the organization tailors its initiatives to suit the specific contexts of these communities

Capacity Building

Our organization provides technical expertise and resources to empower individuals to create innovative and sustainable solutions.

Documenting

We place a strong emphasis on documenting our projects and their outcomes. This serves multiple purposes, including accountability, advocacy efforts, knowledge sharing on best practices, and success stories on a global scale to inspire and inform similar efforts in other regions.

Alignment With Development Plans

To ensure long-term sustainability, we align the projects with existing national development plans (Agenda 2063, Vision 2030, County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP), and relevant policies. By integrating adaptation and mitigation actions into broader development strategies, the organization maximizes impact and facilitates lasting solutions.

Support our mission by making a donation to fund critical programs that reduce vulnerability and promote sustainability.

PROFESSIONAL TEAM

MEET THE TEAM BEHIND JENGA FUTURE

JACKSON KIPTANUI

DIRECTOR FINANCE

Jackson is a Finance Professional with over 12 years of experience working in Fintech, Telecom and Agri tech companies.

He is a Finance graduate, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

He is also a Terra.do fellow with passion interests in Climate Change empowering rural youth and other venerable groups to combat the effects of climate change.

He finds inspiration in nature.

EDDAH KIPYEGO

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Eddah is a Development Practitioner with over ten years of experience working in the non-profit sector.

She has vast skills in NGO management, organization development, communication, project management, advocacy and lobbying, capacity building and community engagement.

She holds a BA in Sustainable Human Development and is interested in working with marginalized communities to enable them solve their problems to reduce vulnerabilities and build their resilience.

MERCY MUENDO

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Mercy is an administrator with experience in Business management and accounts.

She holds a BA in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise management together with a specialization in CPA.

She aims to create adaptation through socio-economic empowerment. She is keen on effective allocation resources and strategic planning.

Mercy is a problem solver with a creative and innovative mind.