Doreen Nabwire Omondi is a successful professional soccer player. She now devotes much of her time to an NGO she founded to teach girls and boys in Nairobi's Mathare slum vital skills while boosting their self-esteem.
Joseph Kangethe is one of Ghetto Radio’s hosts. The former street kid is a true role model of what the radio station stands for. He uses the media to fight for the rights of young Nairobi slum-dwellers.
Lorna Rutto resigned her banking job in 2009 to start EcoPost in Nairobi. Every month, her company uses 20 tons of plastic waste to make environmental friendly posts. The product that saves wood also boosts employment.
For six years, the "Ghetto Classics" program has been bringing classical music to poverty-stricken areas of Nairobi. More than 300 young people have found their lives transformed by turning to Brahms and Bach.
Merging art and activism to create a force for social change: The Pawa-254 initiative was inspired by photographer Boniface Mwangi who showed the violence that shook the country after the 2007 presidential election.
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