Terngu Patience Mkohol
Member, Board of Trustees
Terngu Patience Mkohol holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Benue State University Makurdi, Benue State. She is currently the Community Partnership Coordinator for Konesens Development Initiative-Nigeria. Patience also currently serves as the Financial Secretary of Females in Africa (Benue State Chapter), an organization which seeks to advocate against Domestic Violence, rape, Sexual harassment and assault. She has been Benue State Coordinator for New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation (NEEDCSI) since 2019 to date. As the NEEDCSI State Coordinator, she has introduced and established Peace Education and Leadership Program in schools in Benue State.
Patience has previously served as an Interfaith Youth Ambassador for United Religions Initiative and an Organizing Secretary for the Benue State team of Model United Nation Development Organization International in 2018. She has attended trainings on Business and Social Entrepreneurship, civic leadership and Public Management organized by the Mandela Washington Fellowship association of Nigeria and several others. She also worked with Intra-Health International Initiative on a UNICEF Child protection systems strengthening project on Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Benue State from 2013 -2014.
Patience is passionate about bringing change to the society, inclusion of women in leadership, improved standard of living for the most marginalized and a society where peace becomes a way of life.