Young Achievers Nominees

Nominees

Brightstar Rose Foundation

Young Achievers


Angamiza Kunguni Initiative (AKI)

Young Achiever


Brightstar Rose Foundation

BRIGHTSTAR KASYOKA
Brightstar holds a bachelors in political science with IT from Maseno University, Kenya. In 2016/2018 she served as the Finance Secretary of Maseno University, being the youngest in the country to be elected at the age of 17 years. Currently Brightstar owns a blog that she started in 2018 with the aim of being the voice of young people. She is also the Youth Governor Kitui County and the founder of Brightstar Rose Foundation initiated in 2017 which helps promote education and basic needs among young people.  The foundation has seen 16 students go to school. In 2018, she won the coveted Exemplary student leadership Award awarded by African Youth Leadership Forum in conjunction with National Prayer Breakfast as a top 5 student in the country who are impacting lives in their community.  Her dream is to transform the lives of people through her foundation as well as publish bestselling books

Angamiza Kunguni Initiative (AKI).

WINNIE WANJIKU
The founder of Angamiza Kunguni Initiative (AKI) which is aimed at reducing and eradiating rampant spread of bedbugs in the community. AKI serves the community in five 5 ways; AKI rapid response, AKI helping hand, AKI shop, AKI kinga/prevention, AKI 101 (training and open talk). The initiative has visited over 500 schools and homes and effected the fight against bedbugs and looking forward to more visiting more counties on the same mission.

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