Location: Kibera Sub-location: Lindi Village: Darajani
Born in Kibera, Webster attended Global One Secondary school where he completed his high school education. His parents are alive but his father does not take any responsibility. His mum chips in sometimes but he fends for himself through fetching water and carrying sand for people in the estates. His dad stays in upcountry and his mum is a casual labourer who fends six other siblings.
Location: Kibera Sub-location: Kibera Village: Mashimoni
She finished her form four at St. Mary’s Kibra scholars. She was a leader as she was an academic prefect who also participated in music and debate clubs. She lives with her father as her mother is in Ithimani upcountry practicing small scale farming. Her father works as a watchman. She lives with her father and sister in one room and her father working at night have made it better for them to sleep well at night. She aspires to be a lawyer.
Location: Kibera Sub-location: Sarangómbe Village: Gatwekera
She is an above average student who loves playing rugby. She lives with her mother in a single room of temporary nature. Her mother works in the jua kali industry to fend for both of them. She finished her high school education at St. Christine Community Centre a community school in Kibera. Her mother has cancer and this has motivated her to be a nurse in future.
Location: Kibera Sub-location: Sarangómbe Village: Soweto West
Born in the year 2002 in Kibera, Evan finished his form four at Starays High School. He has always been an average performer who really works hard to improve his grades. He lives with his mother, father and 3 siblings in a single room of temporary structure. The father is the provider who does ‘kazi ya mjengo’. Evans loves playing football and aspires to be a doctor.
Over the past twenty years, I have obtained extensive knowledge and experience with change management, building productive relationships and project planning for one of the top energy providers in the United States. My current role within process management combined with my passion for “doing things the right way” has uniquely positioned me to keep WOAN on the front-lines of helping the less fortunate reach their goals through education. I attended Saint Augustine’s University and hold a degree in Industrial Systems Technology. I reside in Stanley, North Carolina and I enjoy reading, cooking, volunteering, sightseeing and spending quality time with my amazing wife and our remarkable daughters!