Masibo -  - Bungoma, Kenya

Minos Masibo

Bungoma, Kenya

Work History

Assistant Project Manager, Field Planning and Communication, Innovation for Poverty Action (IPA)

WASH Benefits

From June 2013

Supported Field Planning and Communication Activities for the WASH Benefits, a five year Gates Foundation - funded randomized controlled project collecting rigorous evidence on the health and economic impacts of improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices, alongside improved nutrition among 10,000 respondents in over 1,000 villages in rural Western Kenya.

Selected Roles and Accomplishments
* Using information (list of villages, scripts and other relevant documents) provided by multiple managers to make calls to schedule daily field activities, taking into account market days, geographical locations, and other pertinent logistical information
* Effectively and appropriately communicating with opinion leaders in the communities we are working in * Entered data from phone calls (time and date of scheduled activities, location agreed upon, name and contact information for point person in village, etc.) into relevant spreadsheet(s) and hard copy forms
* Escalating scheduling challenges to relevant team members for action
* Provided feedback and suggestions on documents developed related to calls and scheduling activities
* Answer all incoming calls to WASH phone line that study stakeholders are given and routing information to appropriate team members for follow-up
* Support managers with other duties as assigned, such as data entry related to field work, coordinating other calls.
* Field planning for distant migrants under supervision of project coordinator for both Kakamega and Bungoma counties.
* Assisted in field tracking and follow ups for distant migrants respondents who had moved to various places in the larger Bungoma and Kakamega counties.
* Contacting and administering follow up tracking information and surveys to the migrated respondents in the new locations.

Field Officer, on the following Innovations for Poverty Action projects

Safe Water for All

September 2009 - December 2012

(SAWA)
2. Change and Micro Finance (CHAMP Project)
3. Bio-makers
4. Financial Access Impact Measurement project (FAIM)

Field Assistant

International Child Support Organization

May 2008 - August 2010

Worked on the Extra Teacher Provision (ETP) and HIV/AIDS Project.

Selected Roles and Accomplishments
* Educated primary school pupils on HIV/AIDS related issues through critical thinking essays and poem in the larger Bungoma District, Butere/Mumias and Busia plus Teso Districts.
* Participated in the monitoring and evaluation of classroom activities on extra teacher provision program on free primary education policy in Kenya.
* Administered evaluative questionnaires and surveys to teachers and communities on issues affecting school going children in relation to free primary children.
* Evaluating teacher pupil relationship in participating schools through classroom invigilation and observations techniques.
* Providing evaluative feedback and findings in relation to ETP activities.
Work with SACRED Africa Bungoma. (Sustainable Agriculture Center for Research and Development in Africa.)
Worked with a nongovernmental Organization in Bungoma District named SACRED Africa in the following programs Maize Marketing Movement. (SMM) Small Holder Marketing Movement, Sustainable Agriculture Local Outreach Programme (SALOP) in Teso District, Mt. Elgon District, and in the Larger Bungoma District. I also worked in the following programs: Sustainable Agriculture Community Empowerment Programme (SACEP) in the Larger Bungoma District.
Duties and responsibilities at SACRED Africa.
• Field planning work for Teso, Bungoma Mt. Elgon and Kakamega districts.
• Data collection
• Holding group discussion with participating study groups (FGD's.
• Educating groups on how to dry cereals to the recommended standards that assist in preservation to prevent weevil.
• Recruiting participating groups, prioritizing group needs and group follow ups activities thus checking group activities and monitoring.
• Working with Community Action Plan committee to check criteria for enrolment of groups.
• Trainer of trainees at village level and groups (TOT)
• Monitoring group field trial plots for MBILI...

Field Officer, Behavior Change Communication, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

WASH Benefits

June 2007 - June 2012

Supported Behavior Change Communication Activities for the WASH Benefits, a five year USAID and Gates Foundation - funded randomized controlled project collecting rigorous evidence on the health and economic impacts of improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices, alongside improved nutrition among 10,000 respondents in over 1,000 villages in rural Western Kenya.

Selected Roles and Accomplishments
* Actively trained, mentored and supervised study promoters to deliver Behavior Change lessons to study participants with a view of maximizing Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Nutrition best practices among study households and communities.
* Actively participated in and occasionally served as team leader of a team of 6 field staff in training study promoters in the study communities.
* Assisted with preparation for promoter training, including developing materials, translating English materials to Swahili, and compiling materials to be used during promoter supervision and community meetings.
* Accurately managed daily financial needs of his sub-team by allocating daily field allowances and handling other miscellaneous financial payments to community stakeholders in the field, thereby contributing to the project's budgetary process, and monitoring project expenses.
* Participated actively in public relations activities and community mobilization efforts by holding field meetings with local community leaders in the course of his fieldwork, and reporting any arising issues to the Project Managers.

Field Officer, ACT project at Innovations for Poverty Action,

* Working with participating three districts (Samia, Busia and Butere/Mumias districts) on malaria program in charge of testing of malaria and administration of ACTs/AL to patients.
* Monitoring of Hb (Hemoglobin by use of Hemoque machines) and making referrals to the needy cases.
* Data collection from participating communities, schools, health Centre.
* Monitoring and field follow-ups.
* Administering...

Qualifications & Certifications

Kiboochi R.C Primary School

National Institute of Health

Education

Lubinu Boy's High School

Skillpages has been acquired by Bark.com!

Bark.com is pioneering the way people find local services. Skillpages is the world’s premier directory of service providers.

Find out more


Are you sure that you want to leave?

   
Supported Countries
Choose your country

×