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Esther Mburu

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Esther Mburu is the Country Co-ordinator, Kenya at Veterinarians Without Borders

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Esther Mburu

Country Co-ordinator, Kenya

Esther joined the Veterinarians Without Borders (VWB/VSF) team in May 2021. She is an experienced development practitioner and passionate about asset-based, community-led development. Esther is on track to complete her MA in Monitoring and Evaluation from Mount Kenya University and holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Community Development from Kenyatta University.

Esther has over eight years of experience in development programming, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, and strategy development, with a touch of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and advocacy for women and youth-led development. Prior to joining VWB/VSF Canada, she spent her time with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), YMCA Kenya, and Caritas. Esther is avid about championing positive change by co-ordinating teams and initiatives for the attainment of community-driven solutions that are both sustainable and resilient.

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