Leadership comes at a cost that I am always willing to pay. Adams Cassinga.

Adams Cassinga is one of those buoyant people with an eye for detail and very high standards. He is a YALI East Africa alumnus 2017, a Mandela Washington Fellowship fellow, 2017 and a Community Solutions program finalist. He is the founder and director for Conserv, a nature conservation aligned...

I use Smart Farming to transform my community. Gervase Wakoli.

If you’re like me, and are kuku about kienyeji chicken, then this week we have the perfect guest for you.  Gervase Wakoli hails from Western Kenya and is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship. He  is the founder of Engoho, a platform that was established to promote Smart Farming by...

Meet Janet Silantoi who valiantly teaches Technology to Kenyan girls .

Technology is geeky and cool but it does not always come dressed in a hoodie. Tech also comes dressed in beauty and in woman, and Janet Silantoi Leparteleg from Kenya plates up that very well. She is the founder of Butterfly Techies, a community based organization that teaches young...

Death couldn’t stop my purpose as an African leader. Melaku Asmamaw.

They say good people are like candles , they burn themselves up to give others light. This describes Melaku Asmamaw who I met in June in the U.S for the Mandela Washington Fellowship. I don’t know why I always picture him playing  David, Moses or Joshua, the Biblical characters...

Dripping golden hands for the African story. Adrien Folly Nostron.

Pablo Picasso once said that Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.  When I first saw Adrien  Folly Nostron A.K.A, KanAd’s work, I was deeply mesmerized and thoroughly impressed so much so that my eyes almost gorged out. True story. He reminds me of great black...