Alison Achieng’ Nyaboke Rogo
It is with great sadness and deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our precious Alison Achieng’ Nyaboke Rogo on Friday, 31st January, 2020 in Kitale after a long battle with and complications from Multiple Sclerosis.
Despite all she endured, her strong Christian faith and tremendous courage, together with her magnetic smile and concern for others has been a humbling experience. Knowing that Alison suffers no more and is in the hands of our Lord has brought a measure of peace to her family and friends„ She has left a void that can never be filled. We are devastated and miss her terribly. We thank you for your prayers and words of comfort and as we, her Family and Friends, take this journey to lay to rest our beloved ‘Ali”.
Alison had an illustrious career in the NGO sector with Pharmaciens San Frontieres in the same vein she went onto become a co-founder and MD for ORES International and had a long and successful HR consultancy career in Kenya and internationally. She undertook many other consultancies including Tullow Oil Kenya, Sight Savers International, JPHIEGO and the British Council.
Beloved daughter of Ambassador Orie Rogo-Manduli (Kitale/Nairobi) and John Jeremiah Ondieki (Nairobi) and Granddaughter to the late Gordon and the late Zeruiah Rogo (GEM) and the late Janai and the late Elizabeth Mariita (Irianyi). Second born sister to Eng. Mrs. Elizabeth (Agyeman) Rogo (TSAVO Oilfield Services), Janice Rogo (Kenya Pipeline Company) and Katyana Rogo-Manduli (Japan). Sister-in-law to Nana Yaw Agyeman (US) and the Agyeman family (Ghana). Step-daughter to Winifred “Aunty Winnie” Ondieki and older sibling to Dr. Florence Ondieki-Mwaura (JKUAT), Janet Ondieki (GIZ), Dr. Janai Ondieki (JKUAT), Peter “Kebaso” Ondieki (ABSA Bank) and Edward “Eddie” Ondieki (Cleveland, US). Special daughter to Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch (Rtd.) Judge and Mrs. Ida Odinga.
Luo Family (Kisumu/Gem/Ugenya): Great Grand daughter to the late Nyapwodi Okech & the late Kesia Moti (Gem Kanyibwop at Sagam) and the late Meshack Obota & the late Sarah Awuor (Ugenya Siranga Ugunja at Got Osimbo). Granny Akoth Obota (Germany) and Granny Mary Obota Otieno Josiah. Niece to Nelson & Jane Rogo (GEM), Eng. Apollo & Jane Rogo (GEM), Eva (Rogo) & Michel Levenez (France), Dr. Khama & Dr. Lucie Rogo (GEM/US), Aggrey & Priscilla Rogo (Kitale), Doreen Rogo (Kisumu), Florence Rogo (Bungoma) and Walter Obado Ookok (Nairobi).
Cousin to Gad Rogo (Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University), Advocate Ronald Rogo (Kisumu), Pamela Rogo (Arusha), Sheila Rogo-Arunga (Kisumu), David Rogo (Nairobi), Dr. Tanya Orie Rogo (US), Deborah Osir Rogo (Sagam Hospital), Paula Rogo (Nairobi), Gordon Rogo (US), Melanie Levenez (US), Apiyo Rogo (US), Odongo Rogo (US), Sarah Rogo (Nairobi), Betty Rogo, Sheila Rogo, Adhiambo Rogo, Audrey Rogo, Bernice Rogo, Stephanie Rogo and Grace Rogo, Kato, Gordon Simiyu (Nairobi) and Kui Nduhiu. Niece to Rosemary and Joe Kimemia (UK), Jack and Joyce Odongo (Nairobi), Caroline Otieno (US), Lucy Akelo (US), the Obados, Oludhes, Omwares, Obotas, Omumbos, among many others.
Kisii Family (Irianyi): Grand daughter to co-Grandmothers the late Elena Marita (Sotik/US), Mogombwa Marita, Nyaboke Marita) (Chache) & Bonareri Marita (Chache). Niece to the late James Omao & Peris Omao (US), the late John Marita & the late Eunia Marita, the late Samson Nyakundi (Sotik) & Wilkister (US) (Sotik), the late Kegege Marita, the late Harrison Omao, Joseph Marita (Chache), the late Sarah Chweya, Leah Orina (Tombe), the late Teresa Mose, Agnes Nyamwamu (Nyanchwa), the late Daniel Nyamiaka (Kitale), Naftali & Pauline Ondieki (Nairobi) and Lucy Ondieki, the late Robert Ouko (Nairobi), Dr. Meshack Onguti (Nairobi), David & Chelsea Momanyi (US), Esther Ratemo (US), Anna Omboto (US, Margaret Janai (US), Janai Bitange (Sotik), Evans Mandere (Nairobi), Mary Momanyi (US) and Cousin to Zacharia Chweya (Gesakwa), the late Zacharia Omwenga, Advocate Tom Omao (Nairobi), Nyambane Nyamwamu (Nyanchwa) Ben Onguti (Diani), Dr. Grace Omoni (KNH), Joseph Marita (Kisumu), Ken Mosongo (Bungoma), Christine Nyakundi (US), among many others.
We extend our deepest gratitude to the wonderful home caregivers, doctors, nurses and physiotherapists in India (Medanta Hospital) and Kenya (Nairobi Hospital, Aga Khan Hospital and Cherangany Nursing Home – Kitale), the Multiple Sclerosis Association of Kenya and Rev. Philip Owuor (All Saints Cathedral – Hospital Minister/Senior Citizen Chaplain) who attended to her medical and spiritual needs during the last six years of her life.
FUNDRAISING INFORMATION Paybill No 7019889 (Friends of Alison Rogo Funeral Fund) • KITALE – Tondorie Estate, Machewa on Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 from 2 pm. Contact Aggrey Rogo. • NAIROBI – All Saints Cathedral Courtyard on Thursday, 20th February, 2020 from 5 – 8 pm. Contact Elizabeth or Janice.
CHURCH SERVICE INFORMATION – Harrison & Mary Geita, Funeral Directors (Delights Funeral Home, Eldoret) • NAIROBI – Friday, 21 February 2020 from 2 pm at All Saints Cathedral with a viewing session after the service. • KITALE – Friday, 28th February 2020 from 10 am at ACK St. Luke’s Pro-Cathedral Church. The cortege will escort Alison to her Mother’s farm at Tondorie Estate, Machewa, Kitale for an overnight vigil. • TONDORIE ESTATE – Last Rites & Burial will be held on Saturday, 29th February, 2020.https://www.ripkenya.com/alison-achieng-nyaboke-rogo/https://www.ripkenya.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Alison-Achieng’-Nyaboke-Rogo.jpghttps://www.ripkenya.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Alison-Achieng’-Nyaboke-Rogo-150x150.pngDeath and funeraldeath Alison Achieng’ Nyaboke Rogo,Death and Funeral announcement Alison Achieng’ Nyaboke Rogo,RIP Alison Achieng’ Nyaboke Rogo