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Timothy Bisakaya

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fields of expertise

Cooperative Development, Finance & Investment, Business Development, Project Management & Monitoring & Evaluations

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Capacity Development & Financial Support

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Timothy Bisakaya has three years of experience in both the nonprofit and private sector, and earned a Bachelor of Cooperative Business (Finance option) from the Cooperative University of Kenya. As the Director of Monitoring and Evaluations at My Leader Kenya Foundation-MLK, Timothy developed impact assessment tools and concepts notes resulting into securing funding from the Kenya Network and Internet Council. He also opened communication links and renewed MOUs with organizations such as Safaricom PLC and Global Peace Foundation to support the MLK’s 9 thematic areas. He assisted the Director of Partnerships and Resource Mobilization with administrative roles in piloting the Youth Impact Awards project in December 2019.

In 2018, Timothy founded a social consultancy enterprise to help build capacities for cooperative leaders, women and youth lead initiatives in Kenya. Previously, Timothy worked with an Insurance agency as a business development assistant to advance sales and coordinate customer service activities prior to having a six-month experience in public finance management as a finance intern at the National Treasury of Kenya.

Timothy has volunteered as an African Demographic Dividend Road map awareness ambassador at the National Council for Population and Development, and is a team member for the Africa Demographic Dividend Dialogue project at the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa where he mentors fellows to align their initiatives with the Africa Demographic Dividend Road Map and their countries specific road maps. He is also a volunteer project organizer at the Young Scholars Initiative Cooperative Working Group of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Through these experiences, he developed strong leadership, project management and implementation skills. Timothy is ambitious to achieve and good at initiating and working on impact areas of entrepreneurship, cooperative management, micro-finance, business innovation, business economics and management and has a strong passion for youth empowerment.