Currently ,she is involved in doing consultancy work with development organizations in her native Kenya to improve livelihoods and health situations of communities in need.
She has served as the National Focal Point for Namibia from March 2011 till 2012.
Edith is an active life member of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Kenya
Advocating for African Youths and Key Populations is her passion. Her aim is to mobilize youths claim their rightful places in Policies development in Health, Education,Securelivelihoods and cross cutting issues that our African Leaders need to implement and impact positively in the lives of young people.
She is an alumni VSO Volunteer, shared her skills and changed lives in grassroots NGOs in rural Namibia.She was involved in community development initiatives focusing on securelivelihoods, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights.
During the Africa CSO Technical meeting held in Windhoek-Namibia from the 4th-8th April 2011, she Chaired a session on Prevention presented by Dr. Lydia Mungherera on Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV/AIDS Progress Towards Universal Access. She contributed to the "Windhoek Declaration" which was presented at the AU Meeting in Windhoek for AU Ministers to push the agenda at the HLM in New York in June 2011.
Additionally at the recent concluded World AIDS Campaign and the United Nations Development Programme. Africa Civil Society Seminar on HIV and AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals held at Hillpark Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 12th-13th of May 2011, she prepared and presented to Delegates MDG no.7 and HIV/AIDS on possible program linkages in Africa
Edith sits on various boards in Namibia and is the co founder o Horn of Africa Development Initiatives Head Quatered in Kenya with Projects in Kenya.
She established the Khorixas LGBTI Forum in Kunene Region to empower LGBTI about their right to health services as a measure of combating HIV/AIDS. The forum has recieved trainings from Society for Family Health Namibia and funding from VSO/RAISA for advocacy activities.Working extensively with a wide range of stakeholder groups, including health, housing and social care providers, to generate referrals to the network members from individuals and organizations. Drafting project proposals for training, advocacy and intervention activities that get funding from donors (Society for Family Health-SFH,VSO/RAISA Funds). Distribution of Condoms lubricants and clean injecting equipments to the MARPs as a HIV/AIDS prevention strategy. Advocating for MARPs representation in community development initiatives and committees. Representing LGBTI Namibia Network in National, Regional and International Forums. Ensure timely and accurate planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities
Edith participated and contributed to the NGO Declaration presented to the Government Forum of 400 participating ministers in Leon, Guanajuato during the World Youth Conference in Mexico, 2010. This Declaration was presented at the MDG High Level Meeting in September, 2010 in New York.
She is the Technical Advisor to the LGBTI Network Namibia Board of trustees. An ardent blogger with various humanitarian organizations online.
Edith represented the Kenyan High Commission at the Pan African Youth Conference in Windhoek, Dec 2010. She has attended round table meetings for menengage in Nairobi Nov,2010 to discuss on engaging men and boys in policy development and Gender Issues.
In January 2011, through forging partnerships with Developing Solar World-Hawaii and Sol Soldari-Spain, the first ever Blazing Solar Tube Solar cookers were donated to 100 deserving beneficiaries in Khorixas Constituency including people with disabilities. This invention by John Grandinetti is one of a kind in Africa.
A graduate from University of Nairobi with a B.com Degree, Higher Diploma in HIV/AIDS from University of Namibia, Natural Resource Certificate from United Nations University. She is currently pursuing her Masters in International Development and Business Administration.
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