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					                                 BEATRICE .N. OGUTU
                            P.O BOX 67983 00200 NAIROBI
                                +254 (020) 733 790335

                                         Personal Details

Date of birth:                 14/12/80
Nationality:                   Kenyan
ID. No:                        21987246
Languages:                     English, Kiswahili and Luo
Sex:                           Female
Marital status:                Single
Availability:                 Immediately

                                         Career Objective

I am keen to support the growth of an organization that provides challenges, encourages
advancement and working towards achievements. I am also seeking for a relevant and
challenging position in an enabling environment where my current qualifications and abilities
would be an asset to the organization.

                                  Academic Qualifications

2000-2003             Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Planning and
                      Kenyatta University

1999-2000:            Certified Public Accountant
                      Part 1:
                      Section 1: Financial Accounting, Law, and Economics
                      Section 2: Cost Accounting, Taxation, and Auditing
                      Strathmore University

1999-2000:            Microsoft user specialist
                      Ms Word, Ms Excel, Advanced Excel, Powerpoint, Internet, Windows XP
                      Windows 2000
                      Strathmore University

1995-1998:            Pangani Girls' High School.
                      Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E)
                      Attained Grade: B+
                                  Work Related Trainings
2004 April:             Advocacy, Policy Development and Analysis on Psychosocial Support
                        for OVCs
                        Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative

2004 April :            Advocacy and Integration of Psychosocial Support for OVCs
                        Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium and Regional Psychosocial Support
                        Initiative (REPSSI)

2004 March:             Introduction to Home Based Care and VCT
                        Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium

2004 February:          Psychosocial Support for Children
                        Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium and Regional Psychosocial Support
                        Initiative (REPSSI)

2003 November:          Facilitating Organizational Development
                        Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium

2003 May:               Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable
                        World Bank Institute

                               Field and Research Experience

2003 (July-December):          Lead researcher on the In-Country Monitoring and Evaluation of
                               the implementation of the United Nations General Assembly
                               Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS) Declaration of
                               Commitments. The research report is currently under review by the
                               International Council of AIDS Service Organizations.

2003 (January-April):          I actively participated in a Regional Planning Studio charged with
                               the responsibility of coming up with a Sustainable Economic
                               Development Plan for Msambweni Division, Kwale District.
                               The Kwale County Council is currently implementing the plan.

2002-2003:                     Personal Research- As part of my undergraduate course I
                               undertook a research on the Impact of Quarrying activities in
                               Kayole Estate and its Environs.

2002(September-October):        I was actively involved in a Rural Planning Studio whose goal was
                               to come up with A Sustainable Development Plan for Small
                               Scale Woodcarving Enterprises in Wamunyu Location,
                               Machakos District. The plan is currently under consideration by
                               the Ministry of Cooperative Development with an aim to
                               implement the recommendations there in.
2002 (January- April):        I actively participated in an Urban Planning Studio and helped
                              develop An Integrated Plan for the Sustainable Development of
                              Migori Municipality.

                                      Work Experience

August 2003 to date: Attached at Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium. Duties and responsibilities
assigned include:
     Lead researcher on the in-country monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the
       United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS Declaration of
       Commitments. The research involves all aspects of how the civil society has been
       involved by the government in the development and implementation of policies and
       programmes on HIV/AIDS. The research is a project of International Council of AIDS
       Service Organizations (ICASO)
     Worked under the Child Centered Approaches to HIV/AIDS Project and actively
       participated in the development of information guides for children and young people.
     Project assistant in Child-to-Child and Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative Projects.
       These projects are aimed at increasing the ability of children to cope with the impacts of
       HIV/AIDS to enhance their positive development
     Project assistant in the HIV/AIDS development project. A project sponsored by UNDP to
       empower civil society organizations to increase their effectiveness in responding to the
       fight against HIV/AIDS
     Developing funding proposals, concept papers ,work plans and budgets for project
     Monitoring and evaluation of project activities
     Conducting needs assessments and baseline surveys
     Organizing and facilitating training workshops
     Report writing and presentation

May-July 2003: Attached at National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA). I was
involved in the following activities:
     I was a task force member in the committee charged with the responsibility of
        establishing criteria and standards on water quality. The standards are for use in the
        Compliance and Enforcement Department in environmental management.
     I was a committee member in the National Steering Committee for the preparation of
        year 2003 Successful World Environment Day celebrations.
     I served as a member of the task force charged with the responsibility of formulating the
        guidelines for National State of Environment report on Water and Public Health.
     I served as a research assistant in a fact-finding mission on illegal sand harvesting
        activities in Makueni District. The report is currently under review by the Authority for
        possible policy formulation in mining activities.
     I participated in the workshop convened to formulate a National Action Plan for the
        Integration of Environmental Education and Concerns into the Formal and Non Formal
        Education systems.
     Cost accounting of various successful workshops held in Nairobi
     Environmental data collection and analysis.
            Skills and Abilities acquired

   Modalities of Environmental Public Health Research and Project Work.
   Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis Skills
   Project Planning and Feasibility Studies
   Monitoring and Evaluation
   Project Work Plan and Budget Preparation
   Data collection and Dissemination
   Proposal Writing, Report Writing and Presentation
   Organizational Skills and Critical Thinking
   Social Development Concepts
   Excellent Communication and Listening Skills
   Proven ability to meet deadlines
   Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

                Personal Assessment

   Responsible
   Self-motivated
   Enjoy teamwork

    Other Previous and Current Responsibilities

   Vice Chairlady, Regional Planning Studio.
   Russian Delegate, Kenya Model United Nations.
   Lead researcher on United Nations General Assembly Special Session on
    HIV/AIDS Declaration of Commitments’ Survey.


   International Students Association (AIESEC)
   Kenya Model United Nations (KMUN)
   Kenyatta University Environmental Club (KUNEC)
   Nature and Environment Programme (NEP)
   Badminton Club
   Culture week participant, Kenyatta University

                 Personal Interests

   Sports: Badminton.
   Hobbies: Volunteer Work, Traveling, Listening to Music, and Dancing

Dr. Caleb Mireri,
Senior Lecturer,
Environmental Planning and Management Department,
Kenyatta University,
P.O. Box 43844,
Telephone; 810901 Ext: 221,
Mobile: 0722839691

Dr Philip Kosgey,
Environmental Planning and Management Department,
Kenyatta University,
P.O. Box 43844,
Telephone; 810901 Ext. 221,
Mobile: 0722671542

Catherine Ogolla,
Programme Officer,
HIV/AIDS and Development Project,
Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium,
P.O BOX 69866 00400,
Telephone: 2717664/2715008
Mobile: 0733516372