AGEWATCH BOARD

OUR TEAM

Collins-Apuyo

Collins Apuoyo

Director – Business Development

Collins joined Agewatch in March 2018, and is in charge of the business development and marketing functions of Agewatch which primarily entail creating and maintaining a robust online marketing platform that targets diaspora customers. He ensures that the Agewatch business model receives any necessary review based on well-defined Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) results as per the Agewatch Service Charter. He is also on the alert to assist the board of directors to define Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure business growth. Collins is a skilled business manager cum entrepreneur with many years’ service in the international development platform. His project portfolio is diverse and includes a number of DFID and USAID funded projects in various Africa countries including South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Uganda. Agewatch will certainly benefit from his skills and exposure during this critical startup stage.

Dave Muthama Paulo

Co-founder

Dave is the Director – Technical Services. He is in charge of all service related functions of Agewatch operations including product development, staff training, monitoring and evaluation of service delivery and pilot results replication. He is also responsible for preparation and maintenance of Agewatch Service Charter and/or Minimum Care Standards. Dave has been instrumental in the setting up of Agewatch Centre at Ojola village in Kisumu County. He is an experienced medical doctor with many years of service in both government and private sector, especially the NGO sector. Dave’s skills, experience and vast exposure at the various counties in Kenya all remain of great value addition to Agewatch operations.

Florence Kadogo Nyawade

Co-founder

Florence (she loves to use Kadogo which is a Swahili word for ‘small’ or ‘little’ one) is a Kenyan born with Dutch citizenship. She lives in Helmond, Netherlands from 1991. Previously she lived in Salzburg, Austria for eight years. Kadogo is the Director – Diaspora Relationships, responsible for promoting the Agewatch business model abroad and to source for likeminded organizations for partnerships. She is a professional nurse, self-employed since 2012 and specialized in terminal health and dementia. Kadogo has worked with different institutions in Netherlands on home visits, day care, and residential care. She collaborates with Director – Technical Services to ensure product development and service delivery functions are up-to-date. Kadogo is a social entrepreneur with many years’ experience in the NGO sector.

Richard Waindi

Founder

Richard is the founder and vision bearer of Agewatch. In 2015, inspired by the pleasure of caring for his mum until her passing at the age of 93 years, and being motivated and passionate to make a difference in the lives of seniors and underserved, Richard founded Agewatch to realize his passion for social entrepreneurship. Richard has close to three decades’ experience working with Kenyan Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) both as finance & business manager cum entrepreneur. His professional experience spans through a number of economic sectors including energy, agriculture, manufacturing, engineering / construction, food processing / supplies and banking. Through this vast exposure, Richard has established a strong network of business and professional associates that will be invaluable to steer Agewatch beyond its startup phase. As a board, Richard is confident that the team will deliver on the Agewatch mandate to achieve a healthy, strong and graceful aging for all the elderly in Kenya and beyond.