Dr. Naftal Nyang’ara Profile

 Dr. Naftal Michira Nyang’ara is a program analyst with a PhD in Educational Psychology from Moi University, M.Ed. Guidance & Counseling from Egerton University and B.Ed. (Arts) from the University of         Nairobi. He has over 26 years work experience with the Private and Public sectors, Community Based Organizations, INGOs and UN agencies in various developing countries in Africa which includes; Malawi,

Sierra Leone, Kenya, Liberia, Somalia, Uganda, Mozambique and Tanzania. He has supervised several Community Based projects in Africa on the following themes, Community development, Gender, HIV/AIDS, poverty reduction, Human rights, Advocacy and Child Protection activities. He has exemplary networking skills. He is self motivated and a pleasure to work with, has good writing and communication skills. His PhD thesis utilized both Qualitative and Quantitative research methods. Dr. Nyang’ara supported the national government and the county governments of Malawi on devolution through technical and policy advice; Dr. Nyang’ara coordinated the development of 3 strategic plans for Malawi that helped in the creation of strategic alliances between the national government and county governments. Dr. Nyang’ara has published a book about “challenges of implementing HIV policies and programs in Kenya’s public Universities” ISBN 978-3-639-51361-5. He received a UN award for his resilience in initiating and implementing the best mobile and static VCT programs in Sierra Leone under the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), 2003. He received a long service and good conduct medal from the Kenya government for exemplary performance in his area of Specialization. He is an External Examiner of mount Kenya University and an internal examiner for Laikipia University. He has solid knowledge in multicultural counseling which is critical in university teaching. He blends his work experience in the area of Psychology, Community development and research with several communities in Africa with academic exposure to effectively perform his work. He is currently working at Laikipia University as a full-time Lecturer under the School of Education, department of Psychology, Counseling and Educational Foundations.

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