He plays an important role in resource mobilization through proposal development, project implementation and reporting as well as partnership development. With a Bachelor’s degree in Project Planning and Management from Moi University, Mathenge has forged a career marked by over (3) three years of expertise in rangeland and water resource management, with a particular emphasis on empowering communities through targeted interventions to build their resilience to climate change.
Previously, Mr. Mathenge served as the manager of the Likii Water Resource Users Association, where he demonstrated his exceptional leadership and managerial skills. In this capacity, he worked closely with Water Resource Authority to develop water allocation plans among water abstractors, ensuring that environmental flow to sustain aquatic life is maintained. Additionally, he organized and conducted community training sessions on climate-smart agriculture, fostering sustainable agricultural practices, and actively promoted on-farm water storage solutions.
Mr. Mathenge’s role revolves around supporting community led initiatives dedicated to social and economic development through sustainable rangeland management. His commitment to environment conservation for the benefit of both present and future generations underscores his approach to this critical role.
Mr. Mathenge has developed a passion for empowering communities to become part of the solution to the effects of climate change. He firmly believes that local communities hold the key to establishing a resilient and healthy ecosystem capable of meeting current and future needs in a sustainable manner.