Meet Marymagdalyne Wasike, a proficient Project Officer at Stretchers Youth Organization, where she has embarked on a journey of meaningful impact and professional growth. Mary's academic journey commenced with the acquisition of a diploma in Social Work and Community Development upon completing her college education. Her career trajectory took shape when she assumed the role of a Monitoring and Evaluation Intern at Stretchers Youth Organization, laying the foundation for her subsequent ascent within the organization.
Demonstrating a fervent commitment to her responsibilities and displaying an exceptional work ethic, Mary's efforts were duly recognized as she earned a well-deserved promotion to the position of Project Officer. In this elevated capacity, she spearheads the management of health and wellbeing initiatives, effectively positioning herself as a pivotal figure in her thematic realm.
Mary's purview extends to the vital demographic of adolescents and young individuals aged 10 to 24, within which she has discovered a fervent passion for enhancing the wellbeing of children, particularly those in primary and secondary education. Through her proactive approach and genuine concern, Mary has consistently extended a helping hand to both beneficiaries and colleagues, fostering an environment of collaboration and support.
With a wealth of experience under her belt, Mary has orchestrated impactful mentorship sessions that have left an indelible mark on her beneficiaries. Her mentorship extends across multiple schools within Mombasa County, reflecting her commitment to nurturing the potential of the next generation. Notably, Mary's dedication transcends her organizational role, as she undertook the mantle of a civic educator during the critical 2022 Kenya electioneering period. Her efforts in facilitating civic education forums across Mombasa County contributed significantly to peace building initiatives.
Furthermore, Mary is a trained community paralegal, an accomplishment that reflects her dedication to advocating for justice within her community. Through her expertise, she has successfully connected community members with platforms that offer avenues for seeking justice. Additionally, Mary's training encompasses Women's Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in Kenya, exemplifying her holistic approach to community empowerment.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Mary's personal interests shed light on her multifaceted personality. She finds solace and entertainment in cinema, using movies as a means to unwind and overcome monotony. Mary's curiosity extends to the realm of culture, as she enthusiastically engages in cross-cultural exploration, gaining insights into the diverse ways of life that various global communities embrace.
Her quest for exploration also manifests in her love for travel, as she actively seeks to engage with the natural beauty that our planet has to offer. With an inquisitive spirit and a penchant for adventure, Mary continually seeks to broaden her horizons.
Marymagdalyne Wasike is a dedicated and accomplished Project Officer whose journey from an intern to a pivotal organizational figure underscores her unwavering commitment to youth development, community empowerment, and social wellbeing. Her expertise in mentoring, civic education, and community engagement, coupled with her personal interests and cultural curiosity, create a profile of an individual dedicated to both personal growth and societal progress.