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

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Our Vision

A responsive and nurturing world for every child

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Our Mission

To provide a one-stop-shop for knowledge and experts on childhood, child development and welfare

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Our Approach

Research, training, influencing, and modeling effective interventions

 

Core Values

Innovation

We believe in finding solutions within us; that unless we do things differently, the result will always be the same

Reliability

We believe in finding solutions within us; that unless we do things differently, the result will always be the same

Excellence

Provide effective, efficient innovative solutions for enhancing the best interest of the child.

Honesty

Accountability, openness and transparency in action

Inclusivity

Accountability, openness and transparency in action

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

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Kukubo Barasa

Education Expert, Kenya

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Sherry Sacino

Books publisher, USA & Chair AICS Int’l Advisory Board,

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Deepak Raj

Disability Rights Expert, Nepal

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Justice Eduardo Melo

Researcher & Legal Expert, Brazil

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Dr. Judy Krysik

Social Work Expert – USA

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Justice Martha Koome

Child Rights Champion, Kenya

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Dr. Bernard Suwa

Conflict Resolution Expert, South Sudan

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Alexandre Zielinsky Arregu

Investment Advisor, Switzerland

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Roberta Salle LevY

Banker, Switzerland

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Noemi Fivat

Child Protection Expert, Switzerland

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Njoka Murimi

Child Rights & Governance Expert, Kenya

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Major (Rtd) Patrick Musibi

Children in Emergency Expert, Kenya

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Andrea Souza

Public Prosecutor, Brazil

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Samuel Munyuwiny

Pubic Health Expert, Kenya

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Lyn Ngugi

Children on the Move Expert, Kenya

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Joseph Munyambaza

Youth Empowerment Expert, Democratic Republic of Congo

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

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Ruth Juliet Nyambura Gachanja, Kenya

Chairperson

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Dr. Sheila Wamahiu, Kenya

Member of Board

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Dr. Judy Krysik, USA

Member of Board

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Josephine Akelot, Uganda

Member of Board

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Charles Kiarie, Kenya

Treasurer

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Deepak Raj Sapkota, Nepal

Member of Board

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Samuel Munyuwiny, Kenya

Secretary

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Noah Kutukwa, Zimbabwe

Member of Board

SECRETARIAT

Kenya | Uganda | Zimbabwe | South Sudan | Switzerland | USA

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Samuel Munyuwiny

Executive Director

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Priscilla Majani

Program Manager

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Omondi Osir

Program Manager

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Rose Muthoni

Finance Officer

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Amanda Kutch

Fundraising Officer

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Henry Wafula,

Coordinator, AICS Uganda

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Megan McDermott

Program Dev Specialist