Our Staffs

10 Dec

Mr. Thomas Thompson Essel

Mr. Thomas Thompson Essel is the new Secretary General of the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. He has many years of experience in Economic and Development issues. Prior to joining AFRACA, he worked in Bank of Ghana for over twenty-two years, holding different positions. The latest positions being head of External Financial Relations and Head of the Bank of Ghana-initiated ‚ÄúGhana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending‚ÄĚ (GIRSAL), providing strategic and technical guidance to management. Mr. Essel has considerable experience...

10 Dec

John J. Amimo

Mr. John Amimo is a Programme Coordinator at the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA). He joined AFRACA in September, 2014. Mr. Amimo previously worked for the Coffee Development Fund, a state corporation focused in providing financial solutions and services to coffee producers and SME’s in Kenya. He worked in Resource Mobilization and as a Credit Manager for the Fund, over a period of five (5) years. Prior to joining the Fund, he worked for several NGO’s as Project Manager,...

10 Dec

Caroll Bakang

Caroll Bakang is the AFRACA Bilingual Corporate Affairs Manager/Senior Program Assistant. She is a lawyer. She holds a postgraduate diploma on investment Planning and Portfolio Management. She has been working with the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) for 10 years. She has gained a lot of knowledge and experience working with NGOs and diplomatic mission. She is knowledgeable in developing programs on agriculture and rural development. She maintains good relationships with governments, development partners and member institutions. ...

10 Dec

Nestor Nibitanga

Mr. Nestor Nibitanga is a Programmme Assistant at the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA). He joined AFRACA in January 2014. Previously, Mr. Nibitanga was the Principal of Hope International School where he directed and monitored academic and non- academic programmes, planned and implemented the daily activities of the school. Over ten years, he has combined experience of teaching, translating and management. He holds a Bachelors degree in Biology from University of Burundi and a Diploma in Health Care...

10 Dec

Moses Juma Obolah

Moses Jumah is the Assistant Accountant with the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association. He joined AFRACA on 1st March 2006 and is a Credit Management Professional (CCPK). He is also a member of the Institute of Credit Management of Kenya (ICMK). He has over ten years combined experience in Hotel, Financial Management and administration. ...

10 Dec

Hilda Achieng

Hilda Achieng is the Administrative Assistant at AFRACA. She has a Bachelor degree in Business Management and has been working with the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) for more than 20 years. She has gained a lot of knowledge and experience working with the institution. ...

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