Morine Wairimu Mwangi

2019 Fellowship Alumna, Kenya

She Grew Up Without Books. Now She’s Fighting for Literacy for Every Child.

If you identify a need in your community, work to provide a solution. Don’t ask for permission to disrupt the status quo.”

Morine Wairimu Mwangi, 2019 Fellowship Alumna, Kenya
A young woman speaks at the front of a classroom

Morine Wairimu Mwangi, 2019 Fellowship Alumna from Kenya, loved reading while growing up, but she often didn’t have access to books. Now she’s bringing books she didn’t have access to as a child to a new generation through the Literacy Africa Foundation, which she founded to promote literacy and empower youth leaders.

Learn more in this blog post from the YALI Network.

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