WiRED Community Health Information Centers Project Manager
Pauline Karani provides day-to-day management of the Kenyan Community Health Information Centers. She ensures quality control and the
proper functioning of each Center by visiting the sites regularly. Her responsibilities include coordination of maintenance,
equipment, information and staff.
Pauline received a diploma in journalism from the Kenya Institute of Mass communication and then worked for three years
reporting for the Kenya News Agency (government agency). She was also employed by DANIDA (Danish International Development
Agency) environmental conservation program as producer of information, communication and education (IEC) materials for
three years in the Taita-Taveta district. Pauline worked with communities in Taita-Taveta (333 villages in total) to
develop district development plans for the same environmental program for four years. Her professional career also includes
roles as a Resource Centre Manager for the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium, a freelance reporter during various workshops and
conferences and a translator of written material from English to Swahili.
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