Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

Changing the face of sanitation in Viwandani: Joseph’s Fresh Life business

  Viwandani (which is the Swahili word meaning “industries”) is an area located in the informal settlement of Mukuru. It is in this area that Joseph Mbithi, who hails from Kenya’s Central Province,  resides. Like most young people his age, Joseph came to Nairobi in search of […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

This week we shine the limelight on teammate Michael Lwoyelo, Engineering Operations lead at Sanergy, who is one of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative Fellow. Michael has just returned from 6 weeks in the US in Washington DC and the University of Wisconsin. Two weeks ago, […]

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Youth and Entrepreneurship: Daisy’s Flourishing Fresh Life Business

Daisy is a savvy entrepreneur and a young mother of two – Joy and Roy, who are  4 and 1 years old respectively. She runs a successful Fresh Life business that is located in Muthurwa market in Nairobi. In this market, traders set up their stalls at […]

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“Am a Strong Advocate of Social and Environmental Justice.” – Former Sanergy Fellow, Eunice Likoko

This week, we profile YALI 2014 Fellow and former Sanergy Fellow Eunice Likoko. The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a flagship program of President Obama that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.  Eunice is among Sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders ages […]

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Chief Elspeth Njeri is a Fresh Life Champion!

This week, we feature a Fresh Champion of our work. Elspeth Njeri is a government official who has gone to great lengths to help her constituents. She is also a vocal advocate for a cleaner Mukuru. Settling disputes between neighbours, helping the residents of Mukuru access legal help and hosting visiting […]

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