Benard Ouma Wakoli

Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF)

Benard Wakoli is an ward winning social entrepreneur in Kenya. He works on very sensitive, emotive, and challenging thematic areas that most young people would not risk engaging in. Benard's work in Community development and peace building has earned him both local and international recognitions. Some of the international recognitions include; the 2010 winner of the SMK International Campaign award, the 2010 Youth Action Net global fellow,and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ Youth Solidarity Fund-2013 edition winner. Benard holds a Master of Science degree in Globalization and Economic Development from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political science from the university of Nairobi, Kenya, and Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management and Strategic studies from the Kenya Institute of Management.


UNAOC Pillar

  • youth
  • education

Areas of Focus

  • Diversity and Social Inclusion
  • Intercultural Dialogue
  • Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
  • Preventing Violent Extremism


  • Advocacy
  • Data & Analytics
  • Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Evaluation
  • Finance
  • Fiscal
  • Monitoring
  • Research
  • Interpersonal
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Human Resources
  • Mentoring
  • Motivation
  • Networking
  • Reconciliation
  • Management
  • Coordination
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Risk Management
  • Team Building
  • Organization & Planning
  • Events
  • Logistics
  • Strategy
  • Trainings

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