Julia Picha Julia Picha is a student at Karatina University.She is a volunteer and event organizer for 1,000,000 footprints to Save Africa and Put up your hands for the animals in Kenya.She is also the Vice Editor for the Environmental Club in her Campus and also a volunteer with; Roots and Shoots-kenya and The Young Single Mothers empowerment group-Kibera.She is a very compassionate,dedicated and organized lady and believes that young people today have more power to change the world for the better than at any time in history as William Clinton said; and if elected she believes that together with all Spring Break Kenya stakeholders and those who would come on board can play a role on the promotion of community service and development of leadership skills and potentials among young people.
Salem Lorot Board Member
Salem Lorot is a Legal Counsel at the National Assembly of Kenya and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with more than two years post-admission experience. He is a member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Drafters (CALC). He holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law and a Bachelor of Laws Degree (Hons) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Previously, Lorot worked as a Legal Officer for The CRADLE- The Children Foundation at the Mombasa office. The CRADLE- The Children Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit making and non-governmental organization committed to the protection, promotion and enhancement of the rights of the child through court representation, advocacy and law reform.
Faith Mathuku Board Member
Faith holds two diplomas; one in Theology and the other in Counseling and Psychology. She has over 6 years of experience in working with communities and educating communities about HIV, while providing essential health education and psychological support to HIV-positive patients. Faith is passionate about women and girls issues, particularly, the issue of teenage pregnancy. She recently launched a campaign for girls at the Kenyan Coast after noticing a disturbing trend of teenage pregnancy. Her campaign aims at reducing teenage pregnancy at the Kenyan Coast by teaching and counselling teenage girls about the risks that come along with indulging in early sexual activities. Faith is passionate about community service and values the need to inspire more young people to give back to their communities. She participated in 2013 annual Spring Break Kenya camp.
Joseph George Tunje Board Member
Born 49 years ago in Rabai Sub-County of Kilifi, Tunje holds B.ED from Kenyatta University and M.Phi in Environmental Studies from Moi University, Kenya, and currently lecturing at Pwani University, Kilifi. He is over 20 years professional experience in teaching both at secondary school and University levels, adult training on environmental issues, and mentoring coastal community groups in environmental conservation and management. He has over 5 years working as a research associate at CORDIO East Africa, where he was one of the first Trainer of Trainees in Socio-economic monitoring of coastal and marine resources; a skill which made him train coastal and marine resource managers in Kenya, Tanzania and Rodriguez. Joseph is also affiliated to COMRED, an institution that works with coastal communities in Kenya in capacity building to solve their local problems using local solutions. His greatest passion is in mentoring the youths to be good custodians of the environment.