James M Gichohi

James M Gichohi

Director, YHA Kenya Travel. Affordable Kenya Adventure Safaris, Kenya Holidays

I'd like to develop my business

Currently employed at YHA Kenya Travel

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    James Muraguri Ngungu Gichohi Was Born on 21 st March 1966 at Tumutumu Hospital in Mathira, Nyeri District(County),Kenya.Started my early Education at Musingu Primary school 1971 in Kakamega there after went back to Nyeri Kiarithaini Primary school in 1972. High School. In 1982 i joined Mweru high school in Mukurweini Nyeri and Kiarithaini High School in Karatina, Nyeri. 1991 Joined St Philips Institute of Science and Technology of Australia for distance learning course in Youth Work and Development ,later joined The African Institute for Economic and Social Development for courses in (1)Agriculture and Animal husbandry. (2) Management of development workers course. (3) Trained in other social courses in the field of youth Guidance,councelling and development. Later in 1988 Secured a job with The Kenya Youth Hostels Association(Nairobi International Youth Hostel) as a trainee warden,Promoted to Assistant Warden,Senior Warden and Deputy Manager till May 2013 when the Nairobi International Youth Hostel was sold and closed down for business. Am a distinguished Volunteer with the Scouting movement in kenya- Kenya Scouts Association and served in the board of Friends of Scouts & Guides Society Kenya as a board member then Tresurer , and Secretary. A founder member of Friends of Scouts and Girl Guides Societies of East Africa,Served as assistant secretary and Secretary General. Served in the board of the local chapter of the Canadian Crossroads International as a member and the to Canada co-ordinator, The GIB-German society for international meetings as the country contact and planner for the youth exchange program between Kenya and Germany among others. Presently serving as the Public Relations Officer Baseball Federation of Kenya. Church engagements- Serve as a Deacon at PCEA St Andrews Church of the Milimani Presbetry aslo the deacons leader of Group 6. My interests in youth leadership and development issues and a focus in politics as a way to build our society. love music,writing,reading,socialising,meeting and sharing with people,to serve the less fortunate in our society and especially the Youth in focus to Development as my key concern.



At YHA Kenya Travel

From 2010 to Present

Deputy Manager

At Kenya Youth Hostels Association

From July 1988 to May 2013
EXPERIENCE I have experience in the field of social,hospitality , tourism,Management,Computers, Marketing especialy in online and social media ,Broadcasting, writing and compiling reports among others.

St Philip Institute Of Sience And Technology, Australia

Youth Work & Development, St Philips Institute of Science & Technology Australia cert Youth Work & Development 1990 - 1991

From May 1990 to June 1991
St Philips Institute of Science & Technology Australia cert Youth Work & Development 1990 - 1991


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