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Our Executive Team

A dedicated team of volunteers, board members, and other supporters has made Hekima Place the thriving, mission-driven organization it is today. Learn more about our Executive Team members, who work to ensure our organization’s long term success and to address emerging needs. For further information, please contact us.

Kate Fletcher

Kate Fletcher

Founder

Kate Fletcher is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States and has worked in many roles during her career, including as a teacher, social services administrator, and lab technician. She moved to Kenya in 2003 to become a full-time volunteer at a children’s home for HIV/AIDS orphans. Kate founded Hekima Place in 2005 in response to the unmet needs of other orphaned and vulnerable children in the community. Learn more about Kate and the origin of Hekima Place in Our Story.

Rebeccah Murigah

Rebeccah Murigah

President, Kenya Board of Trustees

Rebeccah Murigah leads the Board of Trustees in Kenya, which is responsible for oversight of policies and management in Kenya. She is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. Rebeccah has provided guidance and support to Hekima Place for much of the organization’s history, with a special focus on implementing educational policies and ensuring academic excellence for the girls.