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YHA Kenya Travel- James Muraguri Gichohi

James Muraguri Ngungu Gichohi Was Born on 21 st March 1966 at Tumutumu Hospital in Mathira, Nyeri District(County), Kenya.Early Education attended Musingu Primary school 1971 Kakamega there after Nyeri Kiarithaini Primary school in 1972.

In 1982 I joined Mweru high school in Mukurweini Nyeri and Kiarithaini High School in Karatina, Nyeri.

1991 Joined St Philips Institute of Science and Technology of Australia for distance learning course in Youth Work and Development, later joined The African Institute for Economic and Social Development for courses in (1)Agriculture and Animal husbandry.

(2) Management of development workers course.

(3) Trained in other social courses in the field of Youth Guidance, counseling and development.

Later in 1988 Secured a job with The Kenya Youth Hostels Association(Nairobi International Youth Hostel) as a trainee warden, Promoted to Assistant Warden, Senior Warden, and Deputy Manager until May 2013 when the Nairobi International Youth Hostel was sold and closed down for business.

Am a Distinguished Volunteer with the Scouting movement in Kenya- Kenya Scouts Association and served on the board of Friends of Scouts & Guides Society Kenya as a board member then Treasurer, and Secretary. A founder member of Friends of Scouts and Girl Guides Societies of East Africa, Served as assistant secretary and Secretary General.

Served on the board of the local chapter of the Canadian Crossroads International as a member and the to Canada co-ordinator, The GIB-German society for international meetings as the country contact and planner for the youth exchange program between Kenya and Germany among others.

Presently serving as the Public Relations Officer Baseball Federation of Kenya.

Church engagements- Serve as a Deacon at PCEA St Andrews Church of the Milimani Presbytery also the deacons leader of Group 6.

My interests in youth leadership and development issues and a focus on politics as a way to build our society.

love music, writing, reading, socializing, meeting and sharing with people, to serve the less fortunate in our society and especially the Youth in focus to Development as my key concern.

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