The activities such as task allocation, coordination and supervision that are directed toward the achievement of DEK goals and objectives are overseen by the structure below: -
The Program Manager report to the advisory board and responsible for leading, directing developing and managing the implementation of all aspects of DEKs programs and projects. S/he will represent DEK to the government, donors, partners and other related agencies are responsible for coordinating the planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of DEKs program activities. The Program Manager someone thoroughly understands deaf and Disability issues, as well as challenges that exist in country that can affect DEK Program delivery. The Program Coordinator and Accountant reports to the PM.
The Program Coordinator report to the Program Manager and is responsible for overseeing all DEK programs, ensuring that work is efficiently carried out and that resources allocated are used accordingly. The Program Officers, Assistants and M&E Officers report to this position.
The Accountant report to the Program Manager and ensure effective management of financial and administrative services and will ensure that internal and external administrative requirements are met in accordance with DEK and partners procedures and standards.
The M&E Officer will report to the Program Coordinator and will be responsible for ensuring that monitoring and evaluation is mainstreamed in all the programs. He/She is also responsible for IT and routine and periodic publication work and will work together with the Data Entry Clerks.
We have a pool of three (4) versatile Program Officers who will report to the Program Officer. The Program Officers will offer much needed support in the in the various programs.
- Program Officer – Health, HIV and AIDS
- Program Officer – Economic and Welfare
- Program Officer – Education and Training
- Program Officer–Advocacy and Networking
Advisory Board Members
Dr. Peter Oracha Adoyo* is DEKs Patron. He is the Chairman of the department of Special Education at Maseno University.
Maurice Okwach is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of DEK. He is Deaf and is also one of the five founding members.
Winnie Kabuti is the deputy Chairperson. She is a trained Nurse and works as the in charge of Kariobangi Health Centre
Joseph Gari is the Programs Manager and also theSecretary of the Board of DEK.
Becky Mayabi is the Deputy Secretary. She currently works as a Programs Coordinator for Hope World Wide Kenya.
Cecilia Wairimu is the treasurer. She sits in the board as a person with Disability as well as the representative of Deaf persons living With HIV.
Vincent Oketch is a board member. He works in the Ministry of Gender, Sports and Social Services in Nairobi East District as a District Gender and Social Development Officer
Elizabeth Okenyure is a board member. She sits in the board as a deaf person as well as the representative of persons living With HIV.