Tag: #Makeitsafe

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...

African greatness, Count me in. Millicent Maina.

Millicent Maina, a fearless young African leader who is already influencing her community positively believes that her leadership is a calling and gift from God. The young lady, a firstborn of two girls was an executive board member at the World Youth Parliament Kenya in charge of health and...

In the race of life, motivation is everything. Salma Abdulatif.

Someone once said that optimism is the faith that leads to achievement and one Salma Abdulatif believes in sharing this truth with others. Salma together with her friend, Umar Abdalla Faraj founded  Motivational Talks for Youth Organization,  MTY, which is a community based organization that  conducts motivational forums in...

Every African child must have access to Education. Jean Martial

This week we’re in Central African Republic (CAR),  a landlocked country in central Africa. CAR is known for its significant mineral deposits and resources like uranium reserves, crude oil, gold, diamonds, cobalt, lumber, and hydro power.   When I met Jean Martial, I noticed he was a man of...

Stop talking and DO it now. Irene Mureithi

One of the gifts I believe I have is being a good judge of character. Now, please hear me out before we get spiritual or take a detour from the conversation at hand. You will agree with me that there is nothing as satisfying as meeting a person who...