Caroline Teti is a field director for GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization aiming to reshape international giving. Each month, thousands of people receive unconditional cash transfers from GiveDirectly that transforms their lives. She joined GiveDirectly from Evidence Action where she worked as a senior program manager of Kenya’s national school-based deworming program, the premier nationally-scaled-government-led deworming initiative that benefitted six million children each year.
Throughout her career, Teti has worked in Kenya within health, education, water and sanitation sectors in both government and nongovernmental organizations. She has gained vast experience in program management and advocacy programs for youth, women and children in Kenya, Africa and Europe. As a field director at GiveDirectly, Teti has managed the set-up of the Basic Income project providing leadership for the design of field execution and launching the Basic Income pilot in Kenya. She currently manages external relations for the Kenya country office, a role that involves managing partnerships with the Kenyan government, media and donors.
Teti holds a postgraduate degree in development communication from Daystar University, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Kenyatta University and postgraduate diploma in gender and human rights from Uppsalla University.