Nivi Sharma

Nivi Sharma

is the President of BRCK Education and a co-founder of eLimu the first company to digitize the Kenyan Primary School curriculum for revision and literacy. Having dedicated her career to developing simple and holistic EdTech solutions, she is a thought leader in Education Technology for emerging markets. BRCK Education's Kio Kit is digital classroom in a box: in it are 40 wirelessly charged rugged tablets, earphones, connectivity and thousands of digital lessons to make learning fun and engaging. She is passionate about the impact digital access has on learning and changing attitudes.

 

Marie Githinji, CTO and co-founder

Marie Githinji

is the co-founder and CTO of eLimu, and a co-founder of Akirachix, an organisation that aims to inspire and develop a successful force of women in technology who will change Africa's future. With a background in Business Information Technology herself, she is passionate about IT and seeks to inspire leadership among women in the traditionally male dominated field of technology. In her spare time she enjoys listening to and discovering new music.

 

Isaac Kinyanjui, Chief of Education

Isaac Kinyanjui

is the Chief of Education at eLimu. Isaac is a biology teacher with eighteen years of teaching experience at Starehe Boys’ Centre, a top national school. He has also authored ten textbooks in Agriculture and Biology for Kenya and Malawi. Isaac is a BSc graduate from Egerton University and a holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Kenyatta University. He is the government ICT champion Starehe Sub-county and is involved in training teachers in ICT integration in Education Nationwide. He is a Microsoft Certified Educator, ICT evangelist and Master Trainer in technology for schools across the country.

 

Elizabeth Musyoka

Elizabeth Musyoka

is our Head of Mathematics and our lead Teacher Trainer. She has a Bachelor of Science from JKUAT and a PGDE from Kenyatta University. She teaches at Kathonzweni Boys High School and is a passionate Master Trainer for Teachers Service Commission and the Ministry of Education. She has trained teachers across the country and is the government ICT champion for Makueni.

 

David Muita, Advisor

David Muita

is an advisor to eLimu and has been Managing Director of Moran (E.A.) Publishers Ltd, previously known as Macmillan Kenya (Publishers) Ltd since January 1990, and has been with the company for a total of 27 years. Formerly a Deputy Principal and Biology teacher, David has been successful in creating and implementing strategic plans, setting and administering budgets and developing improved processes to meet short and long term objectives at Moran Publishers. Passionate about Education and quality educational materials, he believes that we must all embrace a reading culture in order to bring about positive change that will nurture talents in our children and the citizens at large. He plays an active role on many committees, chairs executive meetings, and provides guidance on strategic management to promote new thinking and innovative solutions to the most critical corporate challenges. David offers extensive knowledge and experience in new business unit start ups, mergers and acquisitions.

 

Sam Rich

Sam Rich

is an education and behaviour change consultant from the UK. In London, he began work as a journalist, before dabbling in design, then training as a teacher, and briefly dipping his toes into the dot-com sector. Ten years ago he moved to East Africa in a brave attempt to marry these skills by working as a behaviour change consultant. Since then he’s done everything from designing poster campaigns for banana farmers, to producing radio ads about election abuses, and developing mobile apps for micro-finance organizations. At e​Limu he’s currently scripting animations and helping us to develop our new literacy app.

 

Joan Njogu, Head of Programs

Joan Njogu

is the Head of Programs at eLimu. At eLimu she develops extended learning content to equip learners with skills for the 21st century. She is also involved in taking eLimu to schools and libraries, training teachers and pupils on how to use technology and the eLimu app in the classroom. A graduate in business she seeks to empower the youth through education and bringing solutions which are practical & relevant to economic issues. Through her involvement with eLimu she hopes to empower kids to embrace technology, become responsible citizens in a creative and fun manner. In the her spare time she enjoys reading, watching plays, discovering new music and traveling.

 

Gordon Okello, Lead android developer

Gordon Okello

is the lead Android Engineer at eLimu. Prior to joining eLimu, He worked as a volunteer at Aga Khan University Hospital in the implementation of the Care HMIS. He was also a System Engineer Trainee at Seven Seas Technologies Group, a Cisco gold partner and a leading provider of IT integration services. He wields skills in System Analysis and Design, Object Oriented Programming, REST & SOAP Services and also has a keen interest in Machine Learning and AI.

He is passionate about projects geared towards social good and eradication of poverty.

 

Stephen Kyalo

Stephen Kyalo

is the lead Web Developer at eLimu. Prior to joining eLimu, he was a director at EasyLyfe, a home services company. He is an alumni of Multimedia University Kenya where he graduated with a degree in Information Technology. He loves Python programming language, Django framework, JavaScript, front-end libraries like ReactJs and database technologies.

He finds cooking enjoyable - swimming at the ocean is great fun too!

 

Shem Cola

an alumnus of Kenyatta University where he graduated with a degree in Computer Science, and Graffin’s college where he acquired a diploma in computer programming specializing in PHP. He is now learning Python and Ruby on Rails. At eLimu he advices schools in the management and use of devices in the classroom and provides technical support .

In his free time you can find him playing basketball and modelling.

 

Grace Mugure

is a Business and Information graduate from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Her interests are in adminstration, education and technology. She is an Adminstrator at eLimu. She enjoys networking, community work, singing and giving hope to the weary ones in spirit.

 

 

Irene Majuma

has designed hundreds of graphics on our Revision platform and leads our content management team for Hadithi Hadhithi! She studied Business Management at Masinde Muliro University, trained in design at Akirachix, and has three years teaching experience. 

As a pioneer, she nurtured Burendwa Secondary School in Kakamega from inception, and was in charge of learning and finance. During her tenure, the school graduated from community to government sponsorship.