About CDP - Kenya

Center for development and Peace-Kenya is a youth led, women led movement driven by a mission of enhancing local participation of women, persons living with disabilities and youths in governance and development of their local communities. Through championing for good governance, disability mainstreaming social justice, increased representation of women, and youths in government and community led initiatives, CDP envisions a faster achievement of the SDG’ s in peace-building and security, CDP focuses on a marriage between 1325 and 2250. Our core approach is to influence participation of this critical population to address challenges in their own communities and respond to them using as much local resources as possible

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Alphine Nduku

Programmes Officer

She is passionate about developing and empowering youth and persons with disability in the community. Alphine is a Community Development degree holder at Moi University with years of experience of project management. She has undergone various trainings programs facilitated by Rockefeller foundation and Kenya Climate Innovation Center. In the community she has been a champion against stigmatization of people living with Disabilities and has fought for their inclusion at invited spaces and children protection rights .Alphine is currently pursuing her masters.


Mathew Wandera

Finance Officer

Mathew is an avid champion for accountability and transparency of the county  government to enable the  community make informed decisions that leads to  development. He has a degree in finance and accounting and manages CDP’s financial expenditures and records with diligence and integrity


Shamim Juma


People, Development and Partnership

Shamim is committed to meaningful youth engagement and women empowerment and raising awareness around the sustainable development goals. She is keen make a positive contribution to local peacebuilding efforts within her communities, and has ability to define proposed solutions to local community challenges. She has attended leadership both at the local and global level namely; political leadership and governance program by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Balloon Ventures, Empowering women in politics by Oslo Centre, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and the young cities programme by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. Notably, Shamim has authored a research report focused on addressing youth-police relations in Likoni Mombasa, building on her earlier work with female police officers. Based on her leadership skills and determination to driving forward youth leadership and shared understanding between youth and local police – but also in terms of overall project management and coordination skills, and ability to motivate and rally other youth participants behind her cause. She led her team in conducting a series of focus groups with youth and local police stakeholders, which fed into the production of a report (launched in March 2021) and series of policy recommendations to police and government stakeholders on fostering better youth-police relations and trust. Through both her professional and volunteering roles, Shamim has shown remarkable commitment to actively engage in local resilience building efforts within her community. Based on this, Shamim was also invited to attend the Asia Pacific Youth Exchange in Thailand in 2019 as one of only a handful of representatives from the African continent, where she was awarded a certificate of honour as the winner of the exchange programme, based on her commitment to engage youth to raise awareness on sustainable development goals and her action to bring about positive change in her community through social entrepreneurship Currently, she is pursuing a double major in social science and counselling skills through a scholarship by The Hague- in the Netherlands.



Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Zainab is enthusiastic about serving her community and most especially influencing young people towards making a positive change in society. With over five years hands on experience in community sensitization projects such as advocating for young women inclusion in environmental responsibility and climate justice, community sensitization on public expenditure management process and countering violence extremism and Police is my friend she thrives in executing project to completion endeavors to see that the project end goal is successful. Her current role in CDP entails overseeing the operations and implementation of the projects and consistently manages and ensures that interns and volunteers complete their necessary work to improve the progress and growth of the organization.

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Bombolulu, Mombasa

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Phone : +254 715 129 867

Email : info@cdp-kenya.org

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MON-FRI 09:00 – 17:00

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