Ann is an environmental planner and researcher, who joined the Kenya Hub as a Graduate Trainee to assist in the center’s urban projects, and later as a Research Assistant to extend project support across the various academic research projects of Nuvoni, and to provide communications support. She is an experienced researcher in the fields of environment, transport, urban development, among others. In the Kenya Hub, Ann’s research works have revolved around urban resilience and energy.
Ann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning and Management from Pwani University, and has previously worked in GIBB Africa Ltd as an intern in the Environment and Social Services Department.
Projects at Nuvoni
- Multi-purpose community centre for learning and social cohesion in Dandora
- Sustainability, Inclusivity and Governance of Mini-grids in Africa (SIGMA)
- Kenya National Electric Cooking Strategy (KNeCS)
- Energy Transitions in Informal Settlements in Kenya: A Political Economy Analysis
- Nyumba, R., Onjala, B., Njuguna, A., Onsongo, E., Okoko, A. (2023). Household innovation and agency in mini grid energy access and use: A case study of households in Kenya. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to Improve Energy Access, 26-28 April 2023, Mallorca, Spain.