Our team

Shirlene Dobson


Shirlene is our volunteer consultant, as well as the founder of The Wandering Aardvarks. The Wandering Aardvarks focuses on travel and charity in East Africa. We aim to provide a forum that brings travellers, tourism service providers and charitable organizations in a bid to change lives and make our world a better place for everyone.

Kelvin Njenga

tour leader

Kelvin is the co-founder and also an East African Tour Leader who will help you organize your itinerary according to your wish hence a flexible travel through East Africa. He is in the main volunteer house and there for any assistance you might be in need of. You will also find him useful in helping you with the locals.

Duncan Muiru

Duncan is one of our members in the organization and makes sure everything runs as it should as well as keeps a record of volunteers coming in order to organize pick ups and drop offs to the airport.

Samuel Njau

volunteer liaison

Njau will be your volunteer liaison and will mostly take you to most of the places that you don’t know including your placement before your able to go alone. He will also organize Nairobi excursions such as Kibera slum excursion.

Bonface Mutembei

Head of placements

Bonface makes sure that all placements are well aware of your volunteer program and prepares them to receive you before your arrival. He has a close relationship with the placements to ensure that your program is comftable and beneficial to both.