Benson Abila

2022 Fellow from Kenya

Benson Anjejo Abila has more than four years of experience in non-governmental organizations, fundraising, and partnerships management. Currently, Benson is partnerships manager at Better Me Kenya, where he focuses on orphans and vulnerable children and youth education, training, mentorship, and empowerment. He is founder and director of Homeless of Kisumu, a non-profit offering psychosocial support and empowerment to street-connected families in Kisumu, and he serves as a board member of the Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation. Benson holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He is committed to transforming the world and is passionate about good leadership, sustainability, and the eradication of poverty in Africa. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Benson plans to scale up his impact, build up the capacity of others, and venture into social entrepreneurship to create employment in the waste value chain and to empower more vulnerable youth and women.

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