ELGEYO MARAKWET CIVIL SOCIETY NETWORK - Kenya
Twitter : @EdykirosEdwin
Edwin is Elgeyo Marakwet County CSOs Coordinator, lead trainer and budget facilitator, focused on Transformational leadership and the practical applications of social accountability tools, delivering effective development and implementation of governance programs. He is a trainee and county budget facilitator with International Budget Partnership Kenya (IBPK), County liaison Officer for Partnership for Transformational Devolution Project (PTD) co-funded by EU and Konrad Adenuer Stiftung, and the Programmes Officer for Strengthening Democracy And Public Participation In Elgeyo Marakwet County Through Empowered Citizenry programme funded by Uraia and has since trained over 200 active CSOs county wide. Recently he was chosen to represent CSOs in the OGP sub national pilot programme in the county. Edwin oversees all aspects of the programmes management processes, including research, design, implementation, and evaluation including the management of the ever elusive relationship between government and civil society. He is the founder of Elgeyo Marakwet Citizen Oversight Forum (EMCOF).