Edward Kipelian

  • edward-kipelimoEntrepreneurship, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Kajiado County
  • Project: Farming in Kajiado county; training woman and girls on entrepreneurship and reduce female genital mutilization
  • Mentor: Catherine Kaimenyi, Alphonce Oginga

Edward was raised in a Masai village called Olgulului. He saw in his village the struggles of girls and women, especially girls who had to undergo female genital mutilisation. His goal is to not only further his education and work in agribusiness and real estate, he would also like to help change his community.   Edward says, “My dream is to play an active role in my community by uplifting women and girls through job creation, empowerment and promoting education.”

Sharon Seline Langi

  • sharon-2Economics, Technical University of Kenya
  • Samburu County
  • Project- Mentorship and improved education for girls in Samburu County
  • Mentor: Catherine Kaimenyi, Catherine Kabaire

Sharon is the first born in a family of six. She is majoring in Economics because she is interested in equal distribution and maximum utilization of resources for maximum yields to the people. As a teenager, Sharon was part of a youth initiative to help her community.