Team Profile


Nkechi Melva Uguru is a legal practitioner, mentor, social entrepreneur and businessperson. She is innovative and passionate about the empowerment of young people. She is the founder of Kachem Young Initiative (KYI), a charitable non-governmental organization dedicated to helping young people realize and achieve their potentials through mentoring, education and skill acquisition. 
Melva interned at the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja, and has worked as a research assistant with the Akwaibom State judiciary. She has volunteered with Ogodo, Ogodo & Co Legal Associates and Notary Public (Beracah Chambers), Abakaliki, and Akaraiwe & Associates (Lex Rehoboth Partners), Enugu. She holds an LL.B. from the University of Abuja, Nigeria, and attended the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja. 


Chioma Edoga is a medical doctor, a wife and mother of three, who has a passion for raising young people to connect with God, find their purpose, polish their talents, dream big and achieve beyond their dreams. If the job involves steering the youth away from despair and towards hope, purpose and fulfilment then by all means, sign her up!

A founding facilitator of her local Teens’ Church as well as a children’s Bible Club, Chioma is the secretary of Kachem Young Initiative.

She is a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, a chemical pathologist and an entrepreneur. She also enjoys creative arts and travelling.


Chioma Ali, a writer, an Educator and a businessperson, holds her Msc and a bachelor of science in microbiology from the prestigious university of Nigeria Nsukka. She worked as a science tutor at the institute of continuing Education, Agbor in Delta State, as a credit officer at the Widow Care Foundation Microcredit Institute, as a Digital officer with the United Bank for Africa. She is passionate about helping young people realise their dreams and is currently Book Pool Project Coordinator and Facilitator with Kachem Young Initiative.


Mrs Okechi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO/MD) of Histripes Nigeria Limited (Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing). She is skilled at organisational leadership, strategic leadership, and team building. She is currently a mentor at Kachem Young Initiative.


Ali Chukwuemeka is the consummate entrepreneur and marketer. He is proficient with digital advertising and marketing and web design and development. He currently heads marketing for Kachem Young Initiative.