Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Jack Owiti - Bio

Here is a brief intro and bio from various sources...

Mr. Jack Owiti is a team player, self-initiator with ability to communicate effectively across cultures and enjoy taking on challenges as opportunities for growth and advancement. He holds among other qualifications a Bachelors Degree in Theology -  Deaf Ministry Leadership, Advanced Certificate in Sign Language and Interpretation, an Honorary Diploma in Theology – Chronological Bible Storying for the Deaf and Oral Communicators. He has been involved with the disability movement in Kenya in Special Education especially Deaf Education working with Deaf Opportunity OutReach (DOOR International) training Deaf pastors and planting indigenous Deaf congregations across Kenya; US Peace Corps placing volunteers working in Special Education settings partnering with teachers in the schools of the Deaf, training of Interpreters and mentoring teachers for the Deaf. Recently he has been actively involved with various Deaf related consultancies and trainings. He is a practicing interpreter, a founding member and former president of the Kenya Sign Language Interpreters’ Association (KSLIA) an association working with Sign Language Interpreters in Kenya. He has sat on the GDC/Kenya board and Deaf AID/Kenya advisory board. He has also been involved in community development work for 8 years and recently worked as a Training Assistant with CHF International building capacity of local community and faith based organizations to provide expanded and sustainable health and development programs. Having had this experience of learning and working in the various capacities he has been able to gain a wealth of knowledge about the Kenyan development sector. He has participated in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects, developing and maintaining strong productive relationships with development organizations, government ministries, and donor agencies. He has also been involved in designing and delivering technical and organizational capacity building training workshops on education, health (HIV/AIDS), ICTs and enterprise development. -  http://www.myspace.com/owitie 

Jack Owiti

Location - Kenya
Industry - Professional Training & Coaching

Sign Linguist, Scholar, Interpreter and Consultant

Jack Owiti @Owitie
Translator and Interpreter, Sign Linguistics Scholar, Trainer, Consultant, SocioEnterprenuer - Nairobi, Kenya ·

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