The Team

Clare Cheptumo

Clare Cheptumo

Program Support Manager

Clare is Mercy Corps AgriFin’s Program Support Manager. Her role entails providing program technical and managerial support across partner engagements in the AgriFin countries of operation. She previously served as AgriFin’s Senior Program Officer. Clare brings over nine years’ cumulative work experience in program and projects management, capacity building, partner liaison, international development, business administration, community development and social entrepreneurship. 

Prior to joining the team, Clare worked as a project management coordinator for the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) Refugee and Host Community program in Kakuma, Turkana County, working closely with UNHCR, UNHABITAT, UNDP and governmental institutions. She has worked as a program manager at Strathmore Business School dealing with executive education programs for corporate directors and C-suite managers. A strong believer in sustainability of projects, Clare managed and linked up 15 youth-led action projects from Mexico, Cameroon, Vanuatu, Uganda, Afghanistan, Bahrain among others, to investors at the Social Innovation Global Ethics Forum in Geneva, while working at UNESCO HQ in France.

Clare has a Bachelor of Education (German) from Kenyatta University, Nairobi and holds an MBA in International Management from Nuertingen-Geislingen University in Germany.