Lydiah Salome is a finance professional with 12 years of experience in accounting. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from Kenyatta University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Kenya). Currently serving as the Senior Finance Manager for Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) in Nairobi, Kenya, Lydiah has played a pivotal role in ensuring compliance and operational efficiency within the organization. Lydiah’s responsibilities encompass various aspects of financial management, including cash management, financial reporting, donor financial reports, payroll processing, compliance, and internal controls review and improvements. She is recognized as a reliable and supportive team member, who has earned trust from stakeholders and increased funding for SHOFCO through her diligent work. Lydiah is driven by her passion for teamwork, cohesiveness, and the empowerment of those living below the poverty line. Her ultimate professional goal is to influence operational decisions across functions and contribute to resource redistribution for the betterment of disadvantaged communities.