Kamakei Sangiriaki

Location: Narok, Kenya
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2015

Kamakei Sangiriaki has seven years' experience working for underprivileged rural populations – especially women, youth, and persons with disabilities – in Narok County in Kenya. He is the director for the Neighbors Peace Initiative, where he provides leadership on the facilitation of access to justice for minority groups, conflict resolution, and peace-building. He was the winner of the Unsung Peace Heroes award for exemplary actions to save lives during the Kenya 2007-8 post-election violence. Currently, Kamakei serves at the United Nations Development Program's Democratic Governance Facility representing the Youth of Kenya. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Project Management from the Kenya Institute of Management, an affiliate of The Management University of Africa, with a focus on Development Studies. Kamakei will use the experience gained from the Mandela Washington Fellowship to advance the Pieces to Peace project that seeks for a unifying factor for the people of Kenya.

Blog Entries

Freddy Kamakei – YALI Impact Story

Kamakei “Freddy” Sangiriaki is a ‪YALI 2015‬ Fellow from Narok, Kenya. Freddy is the Executive Director of NEIGHBOURS PEACE INITIATIVE. He believes that the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders has not only been a resource for him over the past six weeks, but that the Young African […]

Precinct YALI Fellow Kamakei Sangiriaki Discusses Obama’s Upcoming Visit to Kenya on #VOA

Kamakei’s segment begins at 12:00

YALI Fellow Kamakei Sangiriaki weighs in on President Obama’s upcoming visit to Kenya in a remote interview with HashtagVOA, Voice of America’s social-media-centric show. After a brief interview with the hosts, Kamakei is joined by Joy Doreen Biira and Salim Amin from Nairobi to further […]