Jame Kamau

James Kamau – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

James Kamau is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist.  His first community act was to form the Dagoretti Corner Amani Group which served as a soccer club for the children in the neighborhood in Kenya.  It quickly turned into a homework club to help the children whose parents were illiterate. That desire to help people is such…

Milele, Pasadena, California

I normally talk about individuals, but I am compelled to show some love for this group for what they have achieved with their fame. Milele is a gospel group consisting of three guys, Kaima, Christian, and Harry, that is making waves. Based in California, they have parlayed their success into a philanthropic movement that is…

Moses Ole Kinayia, Seattle, Washington

Now 35, Moses Ole Kinayia says it took him seven years longer than usual to get his master’s degree. He said those years were spent herding cattle in southern Kenya, where he grew up. “My father did not want me to go to school,” said Kinayia, a member of the Masai tribal community. “Every year…

Waridi Schrobsdorff, Berlin, Germany

Waridi is a former top model who now is committed to making a difference through her company, I-Magine, a company dedicated to imagining, and fulfilling the impossible. the company is dedicated to promoting awareness of HIV/AIDS among children and teenagers in Germany, and supporting developing projects in Kenya to help AIDS/HIV infected people become self-sufficient.…

Akbar Waljee, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Akbar Waljee was born and raised Nairobi, Kenya. He spent many years volunteering with the Kenya Red Cross, and at Kenyatta Hospital where his interest in medicine and gastrointestinal diseases flourished. Akbar graduated from Emory University with Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Doctor of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency training at…

Mwende Edozie, New York, New York

  Mwende Edozie is originally from Migwani Location, Mwingi District in Kenya. She has resided in the United States for the past 15 years where, though far from home, she has maintained contact with Kenya. After witnessing the HIV/AIDS impact on Kenya, Mwende was moved to begin Twana Twitu. The rest is history. What began…