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James Muraguri Gichohi

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Guide at a Glance

  • Locations

    Naro Moru, Kenya

  • Activities

    Adventure, Climbing, Sightseeing, Walking Tour

  • Guiding Experience

    8 years

  • Languages

    English

  • Awards

    Kenya Youth Hostels Association = Long service award. Canadian Crossroads International = Plaque Dr James Dobinson Award for 12 years voluntary service. Canadian Ministry of International cooperation by Hon Maria Mina appreciation certificate for creating international understanding and world peace.

  • Favorite Trip

    4Days 3 Nights Mount Kenya climb Naro-moru – Sirimon Route

  • Licenses/Certifications

    Certified Guide

Guide Bio

I 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, counselling 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 Treasurer, 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 coordinator, 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 also 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, socializing,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.

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