Morris Andati Shapwala
Talks covered by this speaker
At-risk youth and crime prevention: Strategies from civil society organisations
Categories covered by Morris
About this Speaker
Andati Morris Shapwala is a Sustainable Development consultant whose focus has been working with young people and making sure they get proper skills in order to sustain themselves and create community solutions. Andati is working at Africa for SDGs and during his 4-year tenure, he oversaw projects as the project coordinator at the community level and was the lead trainer on Sustainable Development. Andati is also the Executive director and founder of Smart Talk Café where he is the programs and project coordinator and leads a team of 4 people.
Andati is deeply passionate about young people, art and culture, human rights, especially gender equality, justice, climate action, development, and rule of law. He has gained his experience through human rights engagements in the past 5 years in SDGs, event organization, gender and youth affairs, training, and economic empowerment. He is a Mental Health expert trained at the University of Nairobi having a bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology with over 4 years of mobilizing, forming support groups and offering survivors of Gender-Based Violence, rape, and Mental Health survivors with psycho socio and compassionate support.
Previously he has worked with Strimid Consulting as the capacity building for CBO program coordinator. Andati is a trained Sustainable Development expert accredited by Springdale College Foundation.
Andati is also a bamboo consultant with 1-year of experience in training under its various value chains. He has worked under Moonlight Initiative and consulted for International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation and Kenya Forest Research Institute. He seeks to create safe spaces that promote healthy colloquy, discourse and social change among the youth.