Our Story

Ms. Jessica Kilonzo begun as a trainer in organizational development with global companies. She recognized the need for tailored training and sustained coaching for small companies, grassroots organizations and NGOs in order for them to grow towards fulfilling their mission. Steps Ahead was born and the RRATM methodology initiated. Steps Ahead has and continues to have impact.

Steps Ahead has partnered, including long-term relationships with over 20 Government Ministries and Agencies, UN Agencies in Kenya and other African Regions, the Private sector including multinationals, philanthropies and Foundations.

    • 85 organizations coached through the RRATM methodology, graduated and continue to grow

    • 15 NGOs
    • 70 grassroots civil society organizations working with marginalized communities and key populations
  • Partnered with 20 companies across different parts of Africa to deliver soft skills, training and coaching
  • Partnered to deliver client service, human resource and project management training, and facilitation of team building, annual work planning and staff workshops to UN agencies over 5 years
  • 6 multicycle grants delivered with excellent performance ratings
  • 20 consulting partners in the fields of leadership, strategy, resource mobilization, financial management, human resource management, project management, project evaluations, health, education, security and safety

our team

Cynthia Maliti

Administration and Events Management

Monica Katheu

Leadership, Governance & Human Resource Management

David Gitonga

Strategy and Organization Development

Grace Ndegwa

Capacity Building and Training

Dr. Nduku Kilonzo, PhD, EBS

Consultants Management and Administration Providing coordination, oversight and quality assurance for a pool of 25 consultants.