Impact Research & Development Organization

About Us

  • Mission Statement
    To improve community health and development gains by promoting local research and implementation evidence based public health and development programs that respect and leverage community resources.
  • Our History
    Dr Kawango Agot, PhD, MPH, is the founder and Director of Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO). Although registered on January 23rd 2003, it began operating in 1999 in Dr. Kawango´s living room. At that time she was carrying out two studies: one towards her PhD in Medical Geography (Widow Inheritance and HIV) and another towards her MPH in Epidemiology (Male Circumcision and HIV) obtained concurrently from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. IRDO has its headquarter Kisumu City. She narrates the journey of IRDO:
  • The Board Members
    The organization is made up 8 active and compassionate board members who ensures that our mission and vision are met as envisioned by our founder Dr Kawango.