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Carolyne Ng’eny

Program Officer

As a Program Officer, Carolyne manages Firelight’s secondary education and early childhood development (ECD)/early learning initiatives in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.

Carolyne Ng’eny has over 14 years of experience in managing interventions aimed at social justice for disadvantaged populations – including women and girls, youth, marginalized communities, and people in low-income communities in eastern and southern Africa as well as India. Her experience spans across project and program management, capacity development, and organizational development for community-based and civil society organizations.

 Trained in project planning and management and a teacher by profession, Carolyne joined Firelight from Edukans Foundation.  During her time at Edukans, she served as a Senior Programmes Officer in Kenya to support civil society organizations and schools to achieve Education for All (EFA) goals and to improve quality, access, retention, and transition of students in educational institutions in marginalized and disadvantaged areas.