RockHealth Integrated Care Organization (RICO) is proud to announce that its Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Mr. Hakeem Rabuka Kiboi has recently been awarded the distinction of Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society. The young CEO of RICO was appointed to this position in satisfaction of the following criteria provided by the RCS Council:
- A demonstrable level of activity and experience in contributing to local, national or regional projects and programmes which improve the lives of Commonwealth citizens
- Proactive and positive engagement with external partners (such as local government, community organisations, schools or businesses) to further the improvement of the lives of Commonwealth citizens on a particular project
- Evidence of proactive self-development to pursue advocacy
- Examples of advocacy and social action in areas such as civil society, education, rule of law, democracy, environment, cultural promotion and arts
- Creative thought in expressing views about areas of concern and communicating those to persuade others (e.g. through the use of technology or change of attitudes)
- Overcoming obstacles to deliver a particular outcome for a local community
- Support of and engagement with the Royal Commonwealth Society and/or its networks.
Mr. Hakeem Rabuka Kiboi, the CEO of RICO received this award under the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and got nominated for his outstanding contribution to the well-being of the Commonwealth Citizens through RICO.
“Through this award and the network it offers my organization, my aim is to grow our capacity to be able to reach more communities in Kenya and the sub-Saharan Africa,” said the young CEO, Mr. Hakeem Kiboi.
The aim of the fellowship is to present members with a chance to engage directly with the future of the Commonwealth. The Associate Fellowship Programme is a youth network that reaches across the Commonwealth and promotes leadership skills in the context of Commonwealth values.