Mustafa Mahmoud

Co-Director, Citizenship Program, Nairobi, Kenya

Mustafa Mahmoud has over nine years of experience supporting partner organizations working with community-based paralegals on citizenship rights, inclusion, and statelessness in Kenya, Bangladesh, Jordan, and Myanmar. Before joining Namati, he was the Program Manager at the Nubian Rights Forum, a Kenyan NGO, where he managed a team of seven paralegals assisting the Nubian ethnic minority in applying for citizenship documents. He is also the 2021 #GoodID Award for Inclusion.

Mustafa is passionate about solving injustices, enlightening communities through civic education, networking with government and civil society counterparts, and providing technical support to other NGOs starting similar paralegal projects.