Our team comprises of technical experts, markets and trade specialists, commercialization experts, a management team and a frontline team at market and village-level that brings years of wealth of experience to Farm Concern International. FCI is operating in a highly dynamic space where its team brings an innovative interphase with a rare practice that offers FCI the competitive advantage of two critical dimensions;
They cultivate our strong culture, and work tirelessly on multiple value chains and a pool of buyers aimed sustainable commercialization, market participation and economic growth for smallholder farmers and communities. Our Team is strategically distributed in different zones, hubs and countries across Africa bringing diversity and experience which together add create value in the programmes and interventions we implement. FCI is proud of a dynamic team that utilizes great skills and talents to bring solutions to Africa. There is a unique aspect of our team you’ll definitely need to know; it’s a mix of staff that are previously worked in various Private Sector corporates, International Development Organizations, Governments, Research Organizations, Universities, Regional and National Development and Research Organizations and Community Based Organization...
Each staff is a story, a diverse background and that’s what we love about us!
The Farm Concern International family welcomes Desmond Ogada to the team as Software Development Manager based in the Africa Office. Desmond brings in a vast experience in Information Technology especially in the software development function.
In previous assignments, He has worked for Anglican Development Services, Kisumu Medical Education Trust.
As part of the ICT team, his role includes developing the Afma-X platform; developing and testing code for rich web and mobile applications, working with testers to determine test strategies and defining test plans scenarios where useful.
We welcome Duncan Muriira to the team as a Software Development Intern based at the Africa Office. With a passion to learn more, Duncan’s career goal is to obtain employment in an industry where he can garner the required experience on the process and functionalities involved, in effect modelling improvements and using his knowledge in Information System and Technology.
For the better part of his profession, Duncan has been responsible for maintenance of Hardware, I.S Acquisition Planning, Web Development and SMM.
At FCI, he will be working hand in hand with the Software Development Manager in Afma-X, developing testing Code for web and mobile application.
Kenneth Mwenda joins FCI as an Intern in the Private Sector Partnerships and Investment Networks Division at the Kenya Office. Kenneth possesses a great desire and drive to prosper in all he ventures into. He strongly believes in honesty and integrity and is very reliable. He desires to work within a challenging and rewarding environment, which will give him an opportunity to utilize his acquired skills and apply his academic knowledge that leads to both personal and organizational growth.
The Farm Concern International family welcomes Humphrey Kamwaro Gituku to the team as a Graphic Designer based at the Africa Office. Humphrey brings in a vast experience and talent in all aspects of creative design and graphic artwork.
Humphrey has previously worked with organizations such as Media Max, Media Crave Limited and Fountain Media Group in designing branding promotional items, product packaging, print and TV advertisements, TV graphics, motions as well as designing magazines.
A part of the Communications team, his role includes creating design solutions that have high visual impact for a variety of products and activities, such as the website, advertising, books, magazines, posters, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications and corporate identity etc. to give the organization a visual brand.
The Farm Concern International family welcomes Evelyne Nyambura Mutio to the team as a Human Resource Officer based at the Africa Office. With over three years working experience, Evelyne adds a strong bias of modern management practice that employs information technology and group dynamics to the Human Resource Department.
For the better part of her profession, Evelyne has been responsible for new staff inductions, training and management of employees, human resource management systems, and establishment and implementation of staff welfare committees. Evelyne brings in new experiences from the supplies, manufacturing and hospitality industries.
At FCI, she will be responsible for staff recruitment & selection, performance management, training and development, employee welfare as well as general and HR administration.
The Farm Concern International family welcomes Irene E. Sariah to the team as a Programmes Accountant based at the Arusha Office. With about five years experience, Irene has worked with reputable organizations such as USAID-World Education Inc. and the Africa Wildlife Foundation. She was responsible for cash banking and bank management, and supporting the finance departments in various analysis procedures among others.
Irene comes in to provide various accountancy support to the Arusha office as well as the various programmes in the region.
Farm Concern International family welcomes Lucy Wanjiru Mwangi to the team as a Hospitality Assistant.
Lucy brings on board five years’ experience in hospitality having worked in two city hotels and at FCI’s AFMA Gardens. For Lucy, hospitality is not just about food and beverage; she also managed customer service as well as managed stock records. Lucy holds a certificate in Food and Beverage, Production Service and Sales. Lucy aims to do her best in giving quality services and attaining expected results in her work.
Farm Concern International family welcomes Skeeter Sinare Godwins to the team as a Marketing & Trade Manager based at the Dar-es-alam Office. Skeeter brings on board 17 years’ experience in supporting marketing teams in planning and managing marketing events and evaluation of their successes, capacity building of field facilitators, as well as organizing and coordinating team meetings, workshops and trainings among others.
Skeeter’s great community and social work skills will be tasked to supporting markets and market development to facilitate trade within the region while at FCI.
FCI VISION : To have commercialized smallholder communities with increased incomes for improved, stabilized & sustainable livelihoods in Africa and beyond