Tenda Wema series

Zipporah Mumbi

we have a heartfelt conversation with Zipporah Mumbi, or Zippy as her friends fondly refer to her, the inspiring founder of Haven of Dreams, a Community-Based Organization in Nakuru. Join us as we delve into the incredible journey of this survivor of depression, who has dedicated her life to making a difference in the lives of young girls.

Sonia Virdee

Sonia Virdeee was dismayed by the state of difficulty that the Covid-19 pandemic had heaped on mankind. Stories of job losses were demoralizing, wails of the homeless were depressing and cries of starvation were soul crushing. Sonia began to mobilize her friends and a group of volunteers from the Asian community with strong support from her humble family. Her journey to restore faith in mankind had started.

Douglas Mwangi

The global COVID-19 pandemic and the consequences of lockdowns are magnifying the existing literacy challenges and exponentially increasing the inequity between children who are supported to read and those who aren’t. We recognize Mr. Douglas Mwangi who is using technology to improve literacy levels of children during a pandemic.

Krysteen Savane

Using Dance, Music, Creative Writing, Ballet and Acrobatics, Krysteen Savane has been Keeping children and teenagers in Kibera and Mathare safe from child sexual abuse in times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Billian Okoth

Billian Okoth Ojiwa, a Mathare native has been providing education, entertainment, food and a safe haven for children in Mathare before and during the Covid-19 Pandemic

James Wakibia

At the Gioto Dumpsite in Nakuru City, we spoke with Environmental Activist James Wakibia about his collaboration with waste pickers to combat plastic pollution. Despite their vital role in recycling, waste pickers face health risks from exposure to harmful waste, including medical waste. The site frequently experiences fires, emitting hazardous dioxins and chemicals that can cause respiratory diseases, cancers, and cardiovascular issues.