Support for Addiction and Prevention in Africa

Dr.William Sinkele (Executive Director) SAPTA
Education: B.A. St. Stephen College, Dover, Massachusett ,S.T.B. Dominican House of Studies, Washington, DC,
M. Th., Howard University, School of Divinity, Washington, D.C. (1977

D. Min Catholic University of America, School of Theology, Washington, D.C. (1986)

Major: Spirituality (Magna cum laude). Minor: Adult Education and Psychology

Thesis: “Toward an ‘Authentically Black’ and ‘Truly Catholic’ Spirituality: a Small Group Education Process”


June 2005- Executive Director, SAPTA International NGO, Nairobi, Kenya.

October 2011 : consultant, Jhpiego, to design Substance Abuse-Dependency/ HIV/ART training module for the Kenya Medical Training Colleges’ HIV/AIDS Curriculum.

October 2011:Consultant to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (US government) to design substance abuse peer educators’ psychoeductional lessons to harmful and dependent drinkers.

March 2011 :Committee member, NACADA, to formulate addiction counselor credentialing and testing guidelines and protocols.

Nov 2010:Chairman, NACADA committee, to formulate national guidelines for substance abuse outreach workers.

June 2010:Consultant, FHI/ICRH, for PEPFAR operational research to provide formulation of brief interventions for female commercial sex workers who drink hazardously or harmfully for alcohol and risky sexual behavior, and clinical supervision for nurse-counselors.

June 2010:Consultant, Population Council/Liverpool VCT, for PEPFAR operational research on the integration of alcohol and screening and brief interventions into VCT and PTC programs

Evans .O. Oloo (Head of Training)

Occupation: Head of training/Lecture and Psychological counselor

B.A Kenyatta University, 1995

Post graduate Diploma in counselor education, training & Supervision.

Kenya Institute of Professional counseling 2001. Master of Arts (counseling Psychology): Daystar University 2008.






Catherine Mwangi.(Program Manager)

Education: Bachelor of Education in Kenyatta University (2000),Masters Public health (MSC) University of Cambridge,International diploma in project management (2007)





Titus Orwa (Head of Finance)

Occupation: Head Accountant.

Education:Certified Public Accountant {CPA K},Diploma in project planning























News/Featured Stories

SAPTA's Training program - 2017

SAPTA has received funding from PEPFAR to setup two IDU facilities in Nairobi.

SAPTA received global fund to work with female IDU's.

Up Coming Events
2017 Intake:

Diploma registration on going


Tuesday class

Thursday class

Saturday class

Special Information for…
- EAP Program Employers
- Alcoholic Family Members
- PEPFAR Partners

- NACADA (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Join Together


Converging Epidemics in Africa

Rapid increases in substance abuse (including alcohol) and HIV infection can be conceptualized as separate but converging epidemics in a context of violence (wars, homicides and domestic abuse) and poverty...


SAPTA E-Services in Africa
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction" was unveiled on 13 February 2007 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the US National Institutes of Health.



































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