Sabwa John Milton was born on the 15th May 1987 as the fifth born of the family in Emukangu village, Butsotso South location, Shibuli sublocation Lurambi Division, Kakamega County. He later joined Mumias Central Primary School In 1992 where he undertook his studies in till 2001 when he sat for his KCPE. In 2002 he was admitted in Chesamisi High School and was there till 2005. The years between 2006 – 2012 John Milton was undertaking several courses in Masinde Muliro University.
John Started his career as a volunteer with USAID/Aphia plus Western Kenya as a Behavior Change Educator in June 2011. His main role was to create programs that help the youth combat unemployment, HIV and Aids awareness programs. He served various communities in Western Kenya together with the Ministry Of Youth and Sports (MOYAS) in a similar position till January 2013. He was then appointed to serve in the Kakamega County Youth Polytechnic Governing Board in February 2013, which a year later he resigned from the position. In April 2013, John moved to Nairobi as a Nairobi Regional Sales Representative with Express Communications Limited. He has served in the communications industry for three Month. He left Express Communications Limited in 3oth June 2013.
In July 2013, he was appointed the Customer Engagement Associate with One Acre Fund; an Agricultural NGO based in Western Kenya, he then was promoted to senior Associate on November 2013 to in charge of customer Service department a position he held up to March 3rd 2014. Beginning March 5th John proved that his skills were great and was appointed to serve in other capacities within the organization. He shifted responsibilities to become a Senior Logistic Associate to Nov 30th. He was then promoted to become a logistics Manager as from 1st December 2014 responsible for overseeing all One Acre Fund warehouse operations managing a team of 17 members from Associates, Senior Warehouse Associates,officers and casuals a position he holds up date.
John Milton has a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Business Management (Marketing Option) from the Masinde Muliro University of Science of Technology. His main background is in planning, coordination, training, monitoring and evaluating Customer Relationship Management programs and other events. This also entails proposal development, quality assurance of training programs, quality assurance of service delivery, evaluation of activities and reporting. He also boosts of developing the Procurement Inventory Management System for the organization. His working languages are English, Kiswahili and Luhya.
I joined the theatre scene in 2003 with my first productions Simbayola – An African Folk Narrative produced by the legend in this field Fredrick Shikuku Shitubi in High School at Kenya Schools and Colleges. Under Talking Horn Theatre group; a theater group owned and managed by actor Gilbert Makanda Murasi we made several stage appearence and non conventional Theatric peaces after the post election Violence in 2007; a program co-sponsored by Uraia Kenya.
Later on I joined Jijazie Hybrid Thespians working to promote health sector in Kakamega county under the sponsorship of USAID/Aphia Plus projects, a program facilitated by a re-known Producer Oluoch Madiang’. I have also starred in a number of plays at the University of Masinde Muliro and Jijazie Thespians.
I have also written and directed narratives and plays amongst them Ugali Sosa which won in the Best Comedy category at the 2010 Jijazie Festivals held in Kenyata Univerisity, Best Narrative 2010 Jijazie Festivals. Best Narrators (Co to Jefferson Were: producer and Actor) Kenya National Schools, Colleges and Universities Drama Festivals.
Currently I am involved as a script critic to various producers and script writers
Sabwa John Milton is the founder/Director with the Salient Solutions Inc. Salient Solutions is a business-driven based, entrepreneurial-minded marketing and business advisory firm relentlessly driven to accelerate the growth of its clients. Its mainly known in investing in Ideas. He is also a mentor to 5-10 youth in Kakamega county. John also serves in the Advisory board for Blessed Bakers an entrepreneurial firm that delivers cakes within Kakamega County region and some parts of Bungoma County.
John Milton’s Favourite Quote
“If every one does his own part right, the world can be a better place because everything will get done. Aspire to leave this world a better place than you found it”