Kenyan Canadian Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Ortlieb as Program Director for Seniors Outreach effective June 2021. She will serve for the remaining period of 2019-2022 at KCA Board.
Terry is a highly motivated self-starter with extensive program planning and implementations skills for various vulnerable groups including seniors, youth and women.
She loves working with seniors because she feels the society has forgotten them and very little attention and care is accorded to them as compared to the youth and children.
Kenyan Mission to Canada met Kenyan Diaspora in Canada on May 8, 2021 at a well attended community engagement forum organized by Kenyan Canadian Association. The meeting brought together leaders from over 75 organizations and groups across Canada including Community Organizations, Not-for-profit Organizations, Religious Organizations, Self-help groups, Businesses as well as Cultural & Social Groups.
Following a successful consultative meeting with Kenyan community leaders in Canada. Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, returned for a second community engagement forum with leaders from over 75 organizations and groups across Canada to discuss the roadmap for 2021 budget. The Federal budget was released on April 19, 2021 and it has been referred as the first-ever budget to allocate significant investment for the Black community, not-for-profit and charitable sector.