Our Staff

Lucy Kayiwa - Founder & Director

Ms. Kayiwa is the initial founder of St. Vincent de Paul Community Development Organization and currently serves as Director. A Ugandan national, Ms. Kayiwa has over 40 years experience teaching primary school in Kenya. In 2000, she played a vital role in establishing the Nursery School & Daycare. Upon retiring in 2004, Ms. Kayiwa set up a Rescue Centre for orphans and vulnerable children. To read more about Lucy's story, click here.


Edwin Ariz - Program Administrator

Mr. Ariz has been on the Board of St Vincent's since 2007.  In addition to his Board member duties, he gives a great deal of time to help the children at the rescue center and nursery school, including field trips, transporting the older children to boarding school, doing home visits for nursery school children. Mr. Ariz graduated from Kenya Polytechnic University College in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration.


Robert Oloo - Board Treasurer

Mr. Oloo has over ten years of experience working in accounting in Kenya. Currently, Mr. Oloo works in the Office of the President as an accountant. A Kenyan country national, Mr. Oloo has been involved with St. Vincent de Paul Community Development Organizations work since he was in high school and has served on the organization's Board since 2000. 


Alice Wanjiru - Nursery School Headmistress

Alice joined St. Vincent's in 2013 as the Headmistress. She received her degree from Elijerra Teacher Training College and is from Central Kenya.

Grace - Rescue Center House Mother