Training Team

John Gitau

John Gitau holds a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and linguistics) degree from University of Nairobi and postgraduate diplomas in business management, marketing, stock brokerage,french entrepreneurship and Business Judging.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global financial education program.

He has been a trainer in personal money management for 8 years and an investment consultant for 18 years specializing with individuals of high networth. He has vast experience in business in the lines of hospitality, money transfer and portfolio management and business ideas development.

He is the CEO of Kenya financial Education Centre.

Joseph Geita

Joseph Geita holds a Bachelor of Education (arts) degree from Kenyatta University and an MBA (Marketing) from United States International University-Africa.  He is trained by MicroSavesince 2001 on Market Research and Product Development among several other tools.

He has over15 years experience in training, research and product development for Micro Finance, SACCOs, Small Holder Farmers and Marketing Financial Services. He has gained a lot of experience in product design, pilot-testing and rollout of various financial products.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program and is also trained in Designing Adult Learning Sessions by CGAP.  He is a trained and certified practitioner in the Randomised Controlled Tests (RCTs) methodology.

He has also been actively involved in design and implementation of various development projects initiated by development partners such Swiss Contact, FSD, Swedish Cooperative Centre(SCC)  and WOCCU among others. He has gain expertise in capacity development in the small holder farmers as an implementing specialist.

He is currently Head of Training and Consultancy with Kenya Financial Education Centre.

 Japheth Odhiambo Wesonga

Japheth Odhiambo Wesonga holds a Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Engineering) degree from Egerton University and Bachelor of Business Management from Masinde Muliro University of science & Technology.  He is trained in marketing strategies, saving sensitization and T24 Emerge user training.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

As a finance officer in a leading MFI he was instrumental in training over 5,000 clients using Global Financial Education curriculum within a year with a leading micro-finance Institution.

He is currently an associate consultant with Kenya Financial Education Centre in the financial services department.


 Benedict Edward Kariuki

Benedict Kariuki holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) degree from Egerton University and IT qualification in Competence and Learning.

He is a master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

He had 4 years experience in training youth in IT and Entrepreneurship with over 2 years international exposure in IT training..

He  is the Coordinator of Research, IT and Youth Programmes training..

Samuel Kang’ethe

Samuel is a Certified Public Accountant with additional training in Marketing, Creative Design, Public Relations and Enterprise Development. As an accountant, he has worked in several firms and has also co-authored a book ‘Office Organization and Practice’. As an entrepreneur, he has created, developed and run media initiatives and publications with extensive outreach and impact. His main talent is advertising, creative products designs as well as business ideas. He is the main artistic designer of books published by Kenya Financial Education Centre.

He is the National Training Programmes Coordinator at Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Edmund Muiruri

Edmund is a trained trainer in the Global Financial Education Program. In addition to his 10 years teaching experience in the secular education system, he has handled rural self help groups training using the curriculum, resulting to practical and demonstrable benefits to groups in money management.

He is the Regional Training Coordinator for rural self help groups and small holder farmers’ financial literacy initiatives, at KenyaFinancial Education Centre.