Esther Ndeki Njunge is a highly experienced project specialist with a career spanning over 15 years in both the private and public sectors. With a strong commitment to supporting women in various capacities, Esther currently serves as the Regional Program Manager for the Pact-Moyo Gems project. In her role, Esther is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Moyo Gems program, which focuses on promoting responsible miner-to-market practices in the gemstone industry. Specifically, the program works closely with women artisanal gem miners and their male allies in Tanzania and Kenya, collaborating with them to ensure ethical mining practices. One of Esther's key objectives is to empower women miners by prioritizing their safety, improving their mining techniques, and enhancing their financial security. Additionally, she strives to establish stable and equitable markets that adhere to fair trade principles, creating a more sustainable and inclusive gemstone industry.
Position: Regional Program Manager Pact-Moyo Gems project