Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Dr.Joy Mbaabu

Founding Director & Chairperson of the Board

Dr. Rev. Joy Kagwiria Mbaabu

Joy Mbaabu is a lawyer, mediator and conflict resolution practitioner with over thirty years of local and international experience. She is a social justice advocate and a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Joy is a trainer, writer and speaker who enjoys nature, travel and spiritual pursuits. She holds degrees in Law, Peace Studies & International Relations and Leadership & Conflict Transformation. The 12 perfect L words that guide her life are-: Live, Love, Light, Laugh, Listen, Learn, Link, Look- back, Look- up, Look -forward, Let- go & Leave a Legacy. Her vision for ACA is a premier nonprofit robustly, boldly and innovatively contributing to a culture of peace in Africa and worldwide.


Secretary of the Board

Njeri Kimanthi

Njeri is a postgraduate alumnus, of Hekima institute of Peace Studies and International Relations.She is a peace ambassador, practitioner and facilitator locally and internationally. She is a certified Mediator and Social rights activist and has received a global award in recognition of her outstanding service in Peacebuilding. Njeri is passionate about leading Forgiveness and Healing processes.
Winne Kamau

Treasurer of the Board

Winnie Kendi Kamau

Winnie an accountant, is a graduate of USIU. She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs establish systems and processes that will make their businesses sustainable and profitable. During her free time, she has dedicated her life to service to humanity through volunteerism.
Milkah Mukami

Board Member

Milkah Mukami Khagai

Milka is a graduate in Communication and Public Relations from Daystar University. She runs Royal Monessori School where she realizes her dream of putting a smile on children by creating a caring loving environment. She is passionate about inner Peace, Emotional, Healing & Thriving interpersonal relationships.
Mutua Mulonzya

Board Member

Mutua Mlonzya

Mutua, a Ph D student at the University of Nairobi, works for one of the County governments in Kenya in the area of culture, music and the arts. A published poet and writer, he is passionate about using culture and the arts as tools for building sustainable and peaceful communities.

Board Member

Anthony Muriithi

Antony is an attorney and the senior partner at AMKireria and Associates. He is a safety and security specialist, passionate about the wellbeing of families, businesses and communities.

Board Member

Betty Kirai

Betty Kirai is an advocate of the high court of Kenya with over 15 years post admission experience. Betty has extensive experience in debt finance transactions and is a legal counsel at Oikocredit, a social impact investor. She is a member of The Law Society of Kenya and is passionate about social justice and economic empowerment of communities.


Our team is made up of highly committed and motivated individuals!

Joy Muthoni Gitau

Acting Executive Director and Programs Officer

Joy is a lawyer and Certified Mediator who is passionate about life and people. Her youthful energy, enthusiasm and resourcefulness are a key asset in building ACA into a dynamic responsive and impactful organization.

Jane Mwiti


Jane is our long serving finance and administration officer. She is dedicated to ACA achieving excellence in organizational management.

David Gitonga

Office Assistant

Is our office assistant who continues to offer loyal and dedicated support service.

Andrew Kinuthia

Is our current intern who is learning, helping and offering our organisation with the generation Z energy and thinking.

Our Consultants

Our team is made up of highly committed and motivated individuals!