Cheryl Meyers is the founder, US Director and the Chairman of the Kawangware Kids. Cheryl, the owner and CEO of Cascade Health Products lives in Portland, Oregon. When not in Oregon you will find Cheryl in Nairobi where she is actively involved with the kids teaching them computers and how to play basketball.
Luchiri Omoto lives in Nairobi, Kenya and has been volunteering his time as Kawangware Kids Nairobi Director since August 2016. Luchiri works as a GIS Consultant & Projects Manager at Upande Ltd. Luchiri brings a wealth of Kenyan wisdom to the program and offers invaluable assistance to our students.
Bernard is a Food Safety Consultant at Afya Consulting, specializing in Quality and Food Safety systems development and implementation. Though his heart is in Kenya and desires to return there, he is currently living in Baltimore, MD while his wife completes her Master's Degree. Bernard provides a much needed insight to Kenyan educational systems.
Simon Koskey, PhD
Simon, our newest board member, is a welcome addition. He grew up in Kenya and currently works at Intel and lives in Portland, Oregon. Simon has experienced many of the same educational challenges as our students and at one time lived in the Kawangware slums. He met the students in April 2018 and has already started mentoring some of the older boys.
Rick, our board treasurer, is a Financial Planner. His major interest in joining the Kawangware Kids board is to help us with fund raising. He lives in Portland, Oregon and loves to ride motorcycles.