John J. Amimo

John J. Amimo
Head of Programmes

Mr. John Amimo is the Head of Programmes at AFRACA.  He previously served as the Credit Manager for the Coffee Development Fund, a state corporation focused in providing financial solutions and services to coffee producers and SME’s in Kenya. Prior to joining the Fund, he worked for several NGO’s as Project Manager, managing SME programs in informal settlements in Kenya and he is experienced in fundraising activities.

Mr. Amimo holds a MSc. degree in Sustainable Environment Management from Middlesex University, London. He has attended various professional courses in Microfinance, Project Management and is also a GTZ (currently GIZ) trained youth entrepreneurship advisor.

He has published several articles on coffee sector financing in the Agricultural Review Journal and he is part of the team that pioneered mobile money financing for coffee producers in Kenya. He previously served as a Board Member for the Canadian-based, Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) from 2011-2014.