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Catherine Mwihaki Ndungo Edit Profile

researcher , Adult education educator

Catherine Mwihaki Ndungo, adult education educator, researcher. Grantee Research Grant, Heinrich Ball Foundation, 2001, Travel Grant, Ford Foundation, 2001, consultancy, Department for International Development, 2003.

Background

Ndungo, Catherine Mwihaki Daughter of James Githinji Wainaina and Safida Wairimu Githinji.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 1993—1999.

Career

Teaching Teachers Service Commission, 1983—1986. Lecturer Kenyatta University, since 1987. Researcher AAWORD, since 1988.

Consultant National Democratic Institute, 2000—2002. Director Institute Of Kiswahili Research, since 2002. Chairperson AAWORD, since 1997, Kahuhia Girls Secondary School, Muranga, since 2001.

Director Institute Of Kiswahili Research, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) History Devel. Of Kiswahili, (short story) KISASI, situational analysis of homebased progra.

Membership

Researcher FREDA, 1998—2000. Trainer FIDA, 2001—2001. Facilitator NDI, 2001—2002.

Member of Kenya Oral Literature Associate (associate. Member 1989—2003), Institute Of Kiswahili (associate. Director 2002-2003), Associate Of African Women (associate.

Chairperson 1997—2003).

Connections

Married Julius Gikonya North America, August 8, 1981. Children: Dennis Ndungo Gikonyo, Lemmy Githinji Gikonyo, Bessie Kabura Gikonyo.

father:
James Githinji Wainaina

mother:
Safida Wairimu Githinji

spouse:
Julius Gikonya North America

child:
Dennis Ndungo Gikonyo Ndungo

child:
Lemmy Githinji Gikonyo Ndungo

child:
Bessie Kabura Gikonyo Ndungo