Nim Njuguna

Nim Njuguna

Nim has lived and worked in five different countries and has a well-developed cultural sensitivity approach.

He has been involved as consultant/trainer to organisations like Sudanese Women’s Voice for Peace, UNEP, International Red Cross, CARE, Water AID, Intermediate Technology Development Group, Life and Peace Institute (Somaliland) among others. He is the founder of NECT (Nakuru Environmental and Cultural Trust) and engages with projects that empower marginalised people. He is an active member of the Kenya Society UK.

In the UK, he has been a director of Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum, a Quaker prison chaplain at Wormwood Scrubs Prison, served as Associate chaplain at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and chaplain at the Church of the Holy Carpenter in East London. He has also worked with EMAG (Ethnic Minority Advisory Group) whose role was advising the government’s employment task force on Black Minority Ethnic issues; City and Regional YMCA; and Momentum Arts, who created a world-wide Street Children football tournament. He served as an Olympic Ambassador for the 2012 Games in London.

He is a former visiting tutor at Hackney Community College and tutor at the London Spirituality Centre involved in training spiritual directors. He taught on an Access to Social Work course at Kingsway College; an Open University Management of non-profit making organisation; and on Community Development at the Institute for Community and Development Studies. He was also involved as a Social work practice teacher for Brunel and Middlesex Universities.

He currently serves on the board of Big Voice London, an independent youth project supported by, but independent from, the UK Supreme Court. The project's aim is to enable young people to have a voice in legal policy; exploring issues of legal identity, access to justice and the legitimacy of the UK legal system. He also serves as a lay member of the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee interviewing panel for selecting potential magistrates.

Nim is now dedicating more time to writing, following a six-week Eva Koch scholarship at the Woodbrooke (Quaker) Study Centre. He has had articles published in The Friend and in the Friends Quarterly.

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