Tag: #WordWednesday

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...

In my marathon of life, empowering children is everything. Jennifer Kaberi

If you love children like me then you will relate with the excitement we get when we meet like minds. I had a sit down with Jennifer Kaberi, a brave young leader who eats, drinks and talks passionately about matters children. Jennifer who has a Masters in Child Development and...

Empowering young Africans, Count me in. Farhan Yusuf

Farhan Yusuf is one of those charismatic and intelligent men you’d easily enjoy spending time with. His enthusiasm rubs on you and makes you want to wake up a little bit and probably even march the streets screaming your lungs out on how we must be actively involved in...

My radio frequency is caring for others and being fearless. Noeline Kirabo.

Someone said when life hands you lemons, sell them and buy some pineapples. I adore pineapples, lemonade, not so much. But I digress. When I met Noeline Kirabo, I could not help but notice her self awareness, her confident humility and a contagious smile that is bigger than life....

I help the youth create their own employment. Kamya DomNick.

Have you noticed how there’s an increase of young Africans working tirelessly to transform this Continent? It blows my mind every single day when I meet or read about brave young people who are fearlessly transforming their communities. Kamya DomNick is one of these lionhearted fellows. He is easy...

My script reads animals and food and it has changed my community. Sombo Titan.

The effects of war are widespread and can most likely be long term or short term. Women and children suffer unspeakable atrocities in particular. This is what happened in Central Africa Republic in 2012. Sombo Titan could not watch and wait. He founded C.E.N.A (Centrafrique Avenir) whose main objective is...

Do not be left behind Africans, get hatched. Suleiman Kweyu.

Suleiman Kweyu is an agriculturalist by heart. He was born and bred in Mumias, Western Kenya. High school was tough for him after joining a rigid school that did not even have a laboratory. He remembers they used to visit a neighboring school to carry out their science subject...

I polish the gold in African children. Habteselassie Birhanu Tilahun.

Habteselassie Birhanu Tilahun adores children and so do I. He has invested his time and resources in projects that involve children. His lower education was faced with many challenges. His primary school was overcrowded with over 60 children assigned to one teacher. His mother who was the bread winner passed...

Blindness doesn’t stop me because my purpose is timeless. Hana Bekele.

Having a heart to heart conversation with the beautiful and passionate Hana Bekele warmed my heart and challenged me. This young lady is taking Ethiopia by storm and disrupting the status quo.   I was eight years old when I lost my sight. It was frustrating for me and...