The UNFPA in partnership with Polycom Development Project Kibera organise a commemorative event at Springs of Life Lutheran Church, Kibera today Friday 19th October 2018.

This day is to advocate for issues of the girl child, facilitate support and empowerment to 2,000 young girls/adolescent girls, and also celebrate successful interventions that have continued to make a tangible difference.

Guests in attendance were;

  • Jane Anyango, Executive Director, Polycom;
  • Ademola Olajide, UNFPA Representative;
  • Josephine Kibaru-Mbae, Director General, NCPD;
  • Rahab Muiu, Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization Chairperson
  • E. Nicolas Nihon, Ambassodor, Embassy of Belgium

Present at the celebrations, from Right – Left: Mrs. Rahab Muiu, Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization Chairperson; Dr. Ademola Olajide, UNFPA Representative; Dr. J.K – Mbae, DG NCPD; H.E Nicolas Hihon (in Grey Suit), Ambassador, Embassy of Belgium and other invited guests.

The DG NCPD, Dr. J. K-Mbae, congratulated the “President“ of St. Juliet Academy, Juliet Achieng who gave a presentation on the challenges faced by the girl child.


Mrs. Rahab Muiu Chairperson of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization listens to one of the girls at the celebrations.

Dr. Ademola Olajide, UNFPA Representative takes a “selfie” with a group of girls from different schools in Kibera during the celebration.


A section of pupils from different schools in Kibera Constituency listen to advice from the invited guests during the celebrations at the Springs of Life Lutheran Church.