Joined President Uhuru Kenyatta, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, President Lazarus Chakwera of Malawi, Kenyans and other distinguished leaders at Wang'uru Stadium Mwea, Kirinyaga County for this year's Mashujaa Day national celebrations.
Be strong & courageous. You shall go into the land the Lord has sworn to their fathers to give & you shall put them in possession of it. It's the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you & will not leave you or forsake you.
Do not fear or be dismayed.
Deut 31:7-8 ESV
Today was an afternoon well spent with graduate students in Applied Leadership and Management from the @Thunderbird School of Global Management led by Professor Shirley-Anne and Africa Director @pthigo.
Decisions are being made everyday about your life. You must take your place at the table.
For millions of young Kenyans this will be a first.
Kijana changamkia hii opportunity.
Safisha Rada , Jisajili . Juu kama hauko, hauko.
We look forward to increased synergy and co-created futures with partners as we endeavor to leave the world a better place than we found it.
Glad to engage with partners and celebrate the change that is the result of our learning of twelve years.
As @Joyful_Women grew, there arose a demand for further innovation to meet the growing needs of our members and the society. This resulted in the consolidation of the seven programs which collectively constitute @MamaOrg_.
As Mama Cycling turns one we look to the future where we will have a just road system, influence healthier communities, have a positive contribution to climate change and enjoy cycling as we build more cohesive cycling spaces.
We look forward to collaborating with the religious community in promoting peace, social cohesion and national values.
The Mama Programs are geared towards cataylzing socio-economic transformation in communities through spirituality, collective agency, voice and influence.
Received a courtesy call from the Chief Executive of @FamilyBankKenya Ms Rebecca Mbithi and Mr. Paul Ondego branch manager Makongeni-Thika. We deliberated on ways in which @FamilyBankKenya can collaborate with the Mama Programs for social transformation.
Financial Inclusion for women is key in the development of any nation and the role of both formal finance such as that provided by @FamilyBankKenya and informal finance like Table Banking by @Joyful_Women are complementary in empowering women entrepreneurs.
The ever growing creative industry has broad potential as a catalyst for economic growth. Not only does the space allow for cultural identity and promote cultural diversity, but with investment, it will create jobs.
Met Anthony Gitau Mwenda, Global Community Impact Director for South Saharan Africa for Johnson & Johnson, a health and wellness company that is over 100 years old and has had presence in Kenya for 24 years.
Health and wellness are an integral part for any nation’s development. We are exploring ways the Mama Programs can work with @JNJNews to create healthier communities and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of Kenyans.
We are saddened by the loss of Khalid Ahmed, the dear husband to Sports Cabinet Secretary @AMB_A_Mohammed. He was a gifted businessman who was devoted to uplifting the lives of people through social responsibility initiatives.
Met Mendi Njonjo, Hivos East Africa Regional Director, to explore areas of collaboration with the Mama Programs in particular; Gender Equality, Climate Justice, Civic Rights in a Digital World, Arts and Culture.
The management team of Joyful Women organisation was glad to meet Dr Charity Mutegi and Carol Ngure of @rootooba.
Rootooba is a Kenyan Agro Consultant that supports Africans in Food Systems. We look forward to a fruitful relationship with Rootooba.
Glad to have met Hon Everline Chemutai (MP Bukwo District, Uganda) who is passionate about transforming the lives of her constituents.
We discussed Women Economic Empowerment & Financial Inclusion for the women of Bukwo, specifically introduction of Table Banking...