About Us

We are African Institute for Children Studies (AICS)

Welcome to the one stop shop for knowledge on childhood and child development. At the African Institute for Children Studies (AICS), we provide resources, both human and knowledge to improve quality of services to children and to transform lives. We believe that childhood is a short period in human life, yet it affects all the other developmental stages of human beings. AICS works primarily in Africa. It also collaborates with organizations and individuals who share our vision across the Globe. We aim to have a presence in all Countries in Africa.

Our Vision

A leading institute for knowledge management and capacity building on children

Our Competencies

Child Rights & protection, education, health, gender, armed Conflict, family Studies

Our Mission

To improve quality of services to children and positively transform lives

- OUR WORK IS -

Evidence-informed  |  Gender-sensitive  |  Participatory  |  Impact-oriented  |  Rights-based  |  People-focused

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OUR TEAM

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

Members of the AICS International Advisory Board

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Kukubo Barasa
Chair Executive Board (AICS, HQ)

 
Sherry Sacino Chair, AICS Int'l Advisory Board & President of Youth Empowerment Alliance
 
Deepak Raj Karuna Foundation Nepal
 
Judge Eduardo Melo Judge, Sao Paulo State Tribunal of Justice, Brazil
 
Dr. Judy Krysik Director & Ass. Prof at Center for Child Welfare, (ASU) - USA
 
Justice Martha Koome Justice Court of Appeal, GOK; AICS Champion
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Dr. Bernard Suwa Chairman, South Suda
 
Alexandre Zielinsky Arregui - SwitzerlandAlexandre Zielinsky Arregui - Switzerland
 
Lynn Ngugi Senior Advisor, Women & Children UNHCR
 
Njoka Murimi Consultant, Child Rights & Governance, Kenya
 
Noemi Fivat Protection Specialist at SDC/HA
 
Major (Rtd) Patrick Musibi - Member Executive Board (AICS, HQ)
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Roberta Salle Levy Switzerland
Andrea Souza
Brazil

Samuel Munyuwiny Executive Director, Kenya
     

THE SECRETARIAT


Joan Rakuomi Director, Training
 
David Mwenga
Manager, Research
 
Edward Mose Program Manager, Education Fund
 
Megan McDermott Volunteer, Education Fund and Scholar-Leadership Program
 
Henry Wafula Executive Director, AICS Uganda

Violet Moyo
Volunteer Country Manager, AICS Zimbabwe

Patrick Sebit
Executive Director, AICS South Sudan

ASSOCIATES


Dr. Eric Ater
Child Protection Specialist
 
Ruth Juliet Nyambura
Law Expert
 
Dr. Michael Kiragu
Health Policy Expert
 
Dr. Lucy Nkatha
Law Expert

Felicia Mburu
Law Expert (Disability)

Dr. Wendy Wolfersteig Educational Assessments & Evaluation Expert

  

       

Dr. Preston Izulla
Expert in Epidemiology and Public Health
 
Danor Ochieng
Expert in Public Health
 
 





  

who we are currently working with

  

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Department of Children Services