She brings on board extensive experience in program development and NGO management having worked with Compassion International Kenya National Office since January 2000 where she has served in many roles.
Catherine Naliaka joined NRCF in April 2019 as a board member. Catherine holds an undergraduate degree in Education (Home Economics), a Master of Science in Maternal and Child Health, Masters of Arts in Child Development, Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, from the University of Nairobi, Diploma in Human Resources and Diploma in Counseling from Daystar University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Child and Youth Development
She brings on board extensive experience in program development and NGO management having worked with Compassion International Kenya National Office since January 2000 where she has served in many roles. Currently, she serves on the Global Compassion International Office in Survival and Early Childhood Development.
Prior to joining Compassion, Catherine lectured at Kenya Polytechnic University College and worked as a Research Fellow for the University of Nairobi on a number of research projects.
Responsibilities at NRCF
In NRCF, Catherine is supporting in child management and compliance issues while working with children. She is also involved in NGO capacity support by ensuring NRCF’s objectives continue to be met in a manner that safeguards’ interests of the children.
Why she is involved in NRCF
Catherine is married to James Ondeng’ and they are parents to Immanuel (23). She and her husband serve in their local church and she loves to serve as a part-time nanny in an HIV/AIDS children’s orphan home. She is passionate about supporting less fortunate children who come from families affected by HIV/AIDs and that motivates her to work with NRCF.