Joseph Okelo

GTTP East Africa & GTTP Kenya

Joseph Okelo is the Executive Director of Makini College. The College offers professional courses in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications and Accountancy. He is also a Director of Makini Schools, a private school in Nairobi that comprises a kindergarten, primary and high school. He is the Director of GTTP East Africa, the umbrella organization responsible for GTTP Kenya and GTTP Tanzania.

Joseph received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Western Ontario, Canada and an M.B.A. from University of Nottingham, U.K.

He works closely with youth groups from disadvantaged backgrounds and is the patron of Kibera Youth Initiative for Community Development that is involved in numerous projects in the slums including an organic farm, business incubation and construction of sanitation blocks.