my CV

CURRICULUM VITAE
LAWRENCE OKELO ODRO,
P.O BOX 248 –40301,
KENDU-BAY.

+254713115244, +254750909030.
: okelo6@gmail.com
Email address : lawrenceokelo@yahoo.com
: loro-2010@students.uonbi.ac.ke

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Gender : Male.
ID No. : 28583415
Nationality : Kenyan.
Date of birth : December 5th, 1989
Marital status : Single.
Religion : Christian.
Language : Kiswahili, English and dholuo.
Twitter : @Jakolanya
Facebook : Okelo Lawrence
Blog : https://lawrenceokelo.wordpress.com

PERSONAL PROFILE:
1. Committed worker with an aim of obtaining an academic background; strong enough for optimizing organizations’ set goals, to achieve maximum growth through adequate utilization of available resources in achieving quality results.
2. A youth with an independent mind and belief in positively changing the world. A very humble, honest, flexible, hardworking person dedicated to helping in the transformation, development and attainment of a sustainable society.

CAREER OBJECTIVES:
 To utilize my acquired knowledge, personal attributes and experiences in value addition to any firm that I serve. This may include effective communication i.e. both oral and written.
 To increase competence, diligence and excellence by exhaustively offering and acquiring skills through work, experience and to be a key player towards an organization’s objectives and goals through hard work, honesty and upholding my dignity and the entire work ethics of my profession.
 To be an employee of an organization who will strive for the latent abilities and potentials and capacities in perfecting the achievement of the company’s laid down goals and objectives.
 Developing an advanced approach in development and research aimed at reshaping the skills to perfection, persistence, optimism and courage of sailing to higher heights.
 To be able to integrate the theoretical, practical knowledge and skill I have acquired in the job market.
 Endeavor to exploit my potentials towards human development and social transformation.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
YEAR INSTITUTION COURSE GRADE
2010-Present The University of Nairobi Bachelor of Arts(sociology, Economics, communication)
2005-2008 Kowuor Secondary School Secondary Education (KCSE) B+(70 points)
1997-2004 Kolanya Primary School Primary Education (KCPE) 325/500Mks (B)
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
PERIOD INSTITUTION NATURE OF WORK
Jan- Sept 2009 Kolanya Primary School Teaching primary curriculum, instilling good behavior and responsibility.
Was the assistant head of department; Music
Was the secretary for the department of CRE.
Assisted games teacher in organizing and training games activities such as sports and Interclass competitions especially volleyball.
Sept 2009-Sept 2010 St. Francis Nyangajo girls’ high school. Teaching secondary curriculum, carrying out guiding and counseling, instilling good behavior and responsibility.
Participated in games training especially volleyball and football.
Aug 2010 Interim Independent Electoral Commission (IIEC). Worked as a polling clerk during the new constitution referendum.
Participated in duties delegated by the Presiding Officer; such as counting of Votes, cross-checking voters’ names in the voters register, marking the voters who have voted.

SKILLS ACQUIRED
 Analysis skills,
 communication and report writing skills,
 Research and Presentation skills,
 Teaching and parenting skills,
 Training skills,

ABILITIES
 Working under minimal supervision and ability to meet deadlines.
 Great communication skills with high level of integrity.
 Initiative and drive to achieve set goals.
 Self motivated with high level of commitments.
 Proven respect for elders.
 Making correct judgment.

PERSONAL PHYLOSOPHY
 I believe in working with people.
 Strive to be better than was.
 Always ready to learn.
 Achieving the best result.

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
In my 4th year training in bachelors’ degree in Arts-Sociology, Economics and Communication with a special interest in sociology and has so far acquired knowledge and skills in the following major fields:
Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology.
Community development and social welfare.
Sociology of deviant Behaviors.
Rural and Urban Sociology.
Economic Statistics.
Macro-economic issues.
Quantitative research and Qualitative research methods.
Issues in African Development.
The Socialization process.
HIV/AIDS
Communication Skills.
Science and Technology in development.
Public Speaking skills.
Language in broadcasting.
Fundamentals of writing.
Collective behavior and social movements
Medical sociology.
Social change and development.
Social statistics.
Social planning in developing countries
Law and society.
Health and Community.
Sociology of work and industry.
Crisis communication and public relations.
Criminology
Introduction to mathematics for economists.
General psychology.
Formal organizations
Microeconomic issues

AWARDS
 Certificate of participation to the Rotaract’s peace ambassadors’ forum 2012/2013.
 Certificate of membership, Nyatike Youth Development Association.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:
As a teacher at both Kolanya primary and Nyangajo high school, I played a key role of introducing good relationship between students and teachers. This helped the administrators to maintain high discipline through dialogue

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
 Participation in societal development.
 Perfection, meeting challenges and solving such challenges.
 Serving the community and helping the vulnerable.
 Customer service.
 Being creative as well as acquiring g team building skills.

HOBBIES:
 Volunteerism.
 Reading.
 Socializing.
 Travelling.
 Watching movies.
 Playing volleyball.

REFFEREES:
1. Mrs. Jane V. Odhiambo,
Principal, Nyangajo Girls’ high school,
P.O Box 248-40301
Kendu-Bay.
+254717960609

2. Mr. Kiboye Benson K’ocholla,
Headteacher, Kolanya Primary School,
P.O Box 62-40402,
Macalder.
+254712782248

3. Mr. Reuben K’odiango,
Principal, Kowuor Sec School,
P.O Box 215-40301,
Kendu-Bay.
+254733256490.

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