The Girl Generation
Providing a global platform for galvanising, catalysing and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end FGM
Support to the Kenya government to improve access to and demand for good quality sexual and reproductive health
Active in:
#JazaShelves Campaign in Bungoma, 2018
E4A-MamaYe has been working across sub-Saharan Africa since 2012. We contribute to saving the lives of mothers and babies through a strategic combination of evidence, action and accountability.
Active in:
Kenya, Nigeria
We are using proven and cost-effective techniques to improve the quality of care for mothers and newborns across four counties in Kenya, with a focus on strengthening systems within the health sector.
Active in:
Reducing inequalities in access to and use of family planning commodities
Active in:
Evaluating projects to promote safe motherhood and improve maternal and newborn health to generate recommendations and learn lessons for future project design
Strengthening the health system to deliver quality services, and improve access for women in Western Kenya
Active in:
Improving access and delivery of maternal, newborn and child health services by designing and testing innovations

Our experts

  • Denise Stuckenbruck
    Denise is Team Leader for the Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Programme, based in Kenya. She has 20 years of international development experience, working in the design and delivery of complex and multi-country programmes to implement children’s rights. Before joining Options, Denise was a Principal Consultant at OPM, where she worked to strengthen the public sector’s abilities to deliver quality services to vulnerable children and women. Prior to that, she held various regional and global roles with organisations such as Save the Children and UNICEF across Latin America and East and Southern Africa. Her professional skills include strategic leadership and planning, negotiation, stakeholder engagement, technical assistance, quality assurance, research design and delivery, safeguarding and capacity building.
  • Gladys Ngeno
    Gladys is the Team Leader for the UKAid-funded Maternal and Newborn Improvement (MANI) Quality of Care project in Kenya, leading Options’ work at county-level health system strengthening in four counties – Kericho, Nandi, Kwale and Mombasa. She’s a public health specialist with 13 years experience in the health sector, both in development and humanitarian programmes in Kenya and South Sudan. She is zealous on improving women’s access to quality healthcare.
  • Kenneth Macharia
    Kenneth Macharia is the Country Representative for Kenya where he oversees Options' operations. He is part of the Programme Management team, supporting the Director of Programmes with strategic planning and programme quality assurance. In addition, he drives strategic growth for Options in Kenya and the wider region. Kenneth is a performance driven business professional with over 21 years international experience designing programmes, developing and executing effective business strategies for revenue and market share growth in the UK and Africa.


Related jobs

  • Job title
    ALM Programme Manager - MAT Cover
    London, UK, Kenya
    Closing date:
    Tuesday, 3 August, 2021
    Contract type:
    Full-time, fixed-term contract up to 12 months
    Options is recruiting a Programme Manager for our ALM programme to cover maternity leave for up to 12 months. The role will manage the smooth running of a multi country, multi partner programme. The successful candidate will work directly under the Team Leader and closely with the leadership team and will be a crucial part of the team.

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