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Irene Onyango

Irene Onyango

A Psychosocial Counselor| Life Skills Coach


About Irene Onyango:

Skilled Guidance Counselor with specific expertise in mentoring program management, training and community outreach, Psycho-social counseling services to survivors of SGBV, Vulnerable population - Asylum seekers/refugees, Youth, and adolescents.
I possess knowledge in working with people from diverse cultures.



Windle International Kenya, Kakuma January 2021 - Now

● Facilitated the establishment of school counseling programs and resources to help girls develop skills

in areas of personal/social growth, education planning, and career development.

● Provided comprehensive psychosocial counseling services to meet the needs of the project

● Trained teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in providing psychosocial to

the project beneficiaries in target


November 2017 - December 2020

Windle International Kenya, Kakuma

● Coordinated the guidance and counseling services in schools by pooling the services of teachers,

parents and the school administration

● Responded to the identified needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling programs

● Documentation of all cases addressed and referring them for further action where required.


The Cradle Childrens’ Foundation, Nairobi

April 2017 - October 2017

● Worked with children who are dealing with mental and emotional problems through creating an open,

accepting and friendly environment for the child to explore his or her emotional issues.

● Compiled and submitted quality and timely periodical reports on the referred cases and best lessons,

experiences, and practices learned.

● Conduct pre-trial preparations and role-plays for children and witnesses


The Cradle Childrens’ Foundation, Nairobi

April 2017 - October 2017

● Handled diligently executive and confidential information of the organization.

● Managed and distributed information within an office

● Formed and maintained good working relationships with all key partners and implementing



University of Nairobi – Nairobi, Kenya

January 2014 – December 2018

BA, Psychology, Sociology

Unity College of Professional Studies

November 2009-January 2010

Microsoft Office

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