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Executive Team

Board Of Directors

Board President.

Mgr. JIRI PERGL

He is a Founder Member and serves the Board as the President. He is a famous Czech Business man,runing a number of companies eg. Asfalt, Boxing Club and Menx Africa. He is a world traveller ,a motor racer and a DJ in Czech republic. Jiri has a registered private Endownment fund in Czech Republic known as One More Day for Children Endowment fund which fundraises to give life to some of the foundation`s Objectives. The fund is the main donor to One More Day for Children foundation Kenya and he works as an ambasondor for the Czech sponsors and donors,forcing him to frequently fly in and out of Kenya for monitoring purposes. He has worked very hard to secure sponsorship for most of the rescued children under the Education and Skills Sponsorship program and other projects. Jiri heads a team of volunteers in Czech republic who helps him to cordinate the Endownment Fund activities between czech republic and Kenya.

Board Vice President.

DR. HELLEN GATHOGO

Dr. Gathogo is a foundinding member and Vice President of One More Day for Children Foundation. She serves the Foundation as the Executive Director and the team leader. She hold a Doctorate Degree in Humanity from Dominion University in Ghana,A Master and Bachelor Degrees in Development Studies from the Management University of Africa ,Higher Diploma in Social work from the Kenya School of Government (KSG) and Guidance and counselling from the University of Nairobi among others. She also holds many professional certificates and she is a trainer and consultant in child Protection,Gendeer and GBV,Development and Adolescents and Youth Sexual Reproductive Heath rights. She is a celebrated Kenyan Hero(SHUJAA AWARD) and Equality Champion(USAWA AWARD) by the National Gender and Equality Commission(NGEC). Dr. Hellen is a self-driven, women and children's rights crusader committed towards providing an array of services that improve the quality of life and subjective well-being of individuals, families, and communities through policy formulation, community organizing, direct practice, crisis intervention. Dr. Gathogo serves in Various Government boards and committees through appointments eg. Judiciary ,as a member of Court Users Committee in both High Court and Law Courts,Chairman Socio=Economic committee of the Laikipia Gender Technical working Group, chairman School Infrastructure Committee Doldol High School among others gazetted member of the Laikipia Health services Board,County Government of Laikipia.

Chairman, Board Of directors

KIPROTICH WILLIAM KIGET

William is a Founding member and serves the foundation as the chairman ,Board Of directors and Legal Advisor. He holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the University of Mangalore and Masters degree from the Management University of Africa. He hold a diploma in Law from Kenya school of law and he is a famous and reknown lawyer and advocate of the High Court of Kenya. William is the Proprioter of Kiget and Co. Advocates law firm. William believes” When the rights and welfare of children is at stake,there should be no silent witness”. He believes in child justice and that’s why he offers probno services.

Vice chairperson and Legal advisor

DR. Comm. PRAXEDES TOROREY:

A founding Director ,serving the foundation as the vice chairperson and Legal advisor. Through the appointed by the President of Kenya, Praxedes is a commissioner in independent policing oversight authority(IPOA).A celebrated Senior Kenyan Lawyer who served in various law courts in Kenya. Hold an Honorary Doctorate Degree for her outstanding public service work. Dr. Praxedes is experienced in Corporate Governance and committed to Public Service. A demonstrated history of working in Election Management, Legislative Reform, Forest Management and Administration of Justice. Skilled in Legal Audit, Negotiation, Mediation, Elections, Dispute Resolution, Management, Corporate Secretarial duties and Legal Advisory. She holds a dregree in Law from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Law in Kenya School of Law. She posesses strong Public Relations and Diplomacy skills, with a Masters in Women’s Law from University of Zimbabwe. Currently pursuing an Masters Degree in Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. Praxedes has invested her time,skills and resources in helping Women,Girls and Children and especially under One More Day for Children Foundation and FIDA. She is bilogical mother of two children and guardian to many children in Kenya.

Honorary treasurer and Legal Advisor

ELIZABETH NJOROGE

A founding Director ,serving the foundation as the honorary treasurer and Legal Advisor. She is currently working as a Principal Clerk - Procedure and Legislative Affairs at County Assembly of Kirinyaga. Elizabeth is a trained lawyer from the University of Nairobi,Management Degree from Kenyatta University and Masters in Policy and Administration from Kenyatta University. Elizabeth has long work experience in civil societies,She is a Rotarian from Rotary Club of Kirinyaga currently serving as the Regional Coordinator. She has experience also in corporate world and public sector and is serving in various Boards as a member and technical support provider to Boards in the Civil Societies,Private and Public Sector. She is also a proffessional Trainer and consults in areas of Legislative affairs, Child Protection,Corporate Governance,Strategic management and Leadership among others. She is a bilogical mother of one child and a guardian to many children in Kenya.

Founder

Comm. AMOS GIKARO MARIBA (MBS)

He serves the Board as a founder and member. Amos holds a masters degree in public Administration from the University of Nairobi. He is a professional in the Public Administration,Management and Leasership. Amos is a civil servant,working at the Ministry of interior and National Administration,serving the National Government in the position of National Government Administrative Officer,and currently serving as the County commissioner. In 2021,he was awarded by the retired president Uhuru Kenyatta with the Moran of the order of the burning spear(MBS). OMDCF started when he was serving Laikipia County as the Deputy County Commissioner and he joined the founding team,and worked hard to secure the Land where the Safe House is establishd,in Doldol.

Board Member

MGR. JAN STEPAN, MSC.

A sole trader and a world traveller from Czech Republic. Honza is married and lives in Prague ,Czech Republic. He is a philanthropist and one of the Czech friends who helped during the initial stage of the Foundation and helped the President in resource mobilization and cordination at Czech republic.

Board Member

MGR. ROBERT PERGL.

He serves in the Board as a member. He is a Czech based lawyer and a car Racer. One of the most influential domestic lawyers in Czech Republic specialized in Public Contracts and importation of luxury cars. Apart from this, Robert is the Chairman of Prague Advanced Technology and Research Innovation Center (PATRIC). In this institution,he serves also as the legal expert on new technologies,Security and IoT.technology transfer innovation ecosystem.

Board Member

Dir. GEORGE MOCHAMA

George is an experienced health systems specialist with a medical background in clinical medicine & surgery with 23 years of service in public health settings and leadership. 18 years of experience in public health leadership and innovation for improved health outcomes. Wealth of experience working with communities and vast collaborative experience working with National MOH, stakeholders and agencies in the HIV, PMTCT, RH and overall health system improvement. Extensive skills in leadership, communication, advocacy working in a complex devolved health system environment, mentorship and capacity building while maintaining a productive working relationship with stakeholders at all levels of the health system. Him together with Dr. Kurgat cordinates Health program,one of the foundation`s program.
“As part of the community, I devote my efforts towards ensuring a secure and empowered young generation of girls from disadvantaged backgrounds as part of the board members of One More Day for Children Foundation.” #everyyoungpersoncounts

Board Member

Dr. CHARLES KURGAT

Dr. Kurgat is famous Doctor in Kenya,Holds a Bachelor degree in Medicine and a masters degree in orthopedic Surgery from the University of Nairobi. He serves the Ministry of Health Kenya as an Orthopedic surgeon. He serves the foundation as a Board Member and a Founding Member. Together with George Mochama, they heads the Health Program within the Foundation and cordinates all activities to do with One More Day Health friendly Clinics and other health outreach programs.

Board Member

MR. MOSES OLIO OLEMATUNGE

Mr. Olio is a well known and famouse Maa elder from Laikipa North. He is a Founder member and an active Director. Moses is a professional Social Worker,working with the County Government of Laikipia,in the ministry of Education,Gender,Women,Youth and sports. He represents the interests of the Maa community within the Board and he is a celebrated child protection Shapion. Moses in 2023,ead the Maa Elders from Laikipia in signing a declaration,towards ending negative cultural practices that undermines child protection eg FGM , Child Marriage and Samburu Beading. He leads men Champion team against the negative cultural practices.