Suji Omeno, MA Communication, Senior ACDC Associate

Participatory Planning, Workshop Facilitator, Report and Proposal Writer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Behavior Change Communication Expert.

Omeno Suji holds a Master ‘s of Arts degree in Development Communication and an undergraduate degree in Education and Business Administration.

He has undertaken research and used participatory learning approaches in different development contexts in Africa. He recently completed a four-year project in developing community facilitation materials using participatory methodologies for The Netherlands Red Cross working in four countries of Eastern Africa region – Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.

Omeno, along with other practitioners has authored “Participatory Impact Assessment – A Guide for Practitioners,” that has been published by The Feinstein International Centre of Tufts University.

Mr Omeno has experience in assessing and documenting qualitative impacts and processes related to attitudinal change for various organizations including recent work for WFP/Unilever initiative dubbed Together for Child Vitality that looked at behaviour change communication in school children for hand washing and eating balanced diet under the school meals programme in arid and semi-arid districts of Kenya.

Omeno also recently completed an evaluation of a community water and sanitation project for CARE International in Rwanda that looked at how much learning and behaviour change had taken place during the implementation of the project not just for uptake of new practices but also strengths of community institutions set up to manage the initiatives after the project ends.