Stella Kawira

Stella Kawira joined Red Umbrella Fund in June 2021as a volunteer in supporting the team with processing the applications and preparing them for scoring by our Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) members and became Programme Associate in August 2021. Stella was born in Meru Kenya, but raised in Nairobi where she currently resides. She holds an advanced Diploma in Business Management from Digital Advisory Learning Center (DALC).

Stella has worked with various organizations in different capacities (Future Force Consultancy-office assistance, Community researcher assistance-Aids Fond, Peer educator-LVCT Kenya and with Warembosasa as a team leader). Before joining Red Umbrella Fund, she worked with African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) in various positions: as a faculty member of the Sex Workers Academy Africa, Programme Officer at the Sex Workers Academy Africa and later worked as the Programme Coordinator for the Sex Workers Academy Africa. When Stella is not working at Red Umbrella Fund, she is providing technical support to the upcoming sex worker led groups across Africa. Stella believes in sex work and the promotion of sex workers rights!

Stella is fluent in English, Swahili, Kikuyu and Kimeru.


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