Dipesh Pabari works as an independent writer and consultant providing training, facilitation, technical assistance and research in the areas of ICT, Media Campaigns, Fundraising, Strategic Communications, Education and Event Management. He holds an MA in Social Anthropology (School of Oriental and African Studies) and has published widely on various topics. In 2006, Dipesh edited a short story anthology for children that was recently translated into Kiswahili and was also accepted as a recommended reading book for Primary Schools in South Africa. He sits on the Editorial Board for Awaaz (a journal for South Asians in Diaspora) and Wajibu (a journal of Ethical and Social Concern). In response to the 2008 Kenyan post-election crises, Dipesh Pabari founded Sukuma Kenya to increase awareness and funds for victims which raised approximately $12,000 online in less than one month. The blog continues to be one of the most active online advocacy platforms for Kenya.