Joined the #EquityLeadersProgram in 2003 after completing his KCSE exams. Through the program, he was exposed to the corporate work culture and to industry captains who inspired and mentored him in his youthful years. Today, he is a Medical Doctor with global work experience. He is also an advocate for sustainable development.
Martha Lumiti joined the #EquityLeadersProgram after completing her KCSE Examinations in 2017. She tells an inspiring story of her journey through higher education, leadership and how she is transforming her community through service.
Harriet Kariuki joined the #EquityLeadersProgram after emerging top student in Kirinyaga County in the 2010 KCSE examinations. She tells an inspiring story of her journey through higher education, global leadership exposure and how she started her own company to transform talent development. Watch Video
Secured a Wings to Fly Scholarship in 2017, Admitted at Friends School Kamusinga, Sat for KCSE in 2020 and attained A- and joined ELP Program. To join YALE University in January 2022.
Little Millicent from the village with dreams to fly high and conquer the world in spite of poverty, got to join her dream school, Alliance Girls High School in the Wings to Fly scholarship, after passing her primary school exams. She is a proud alumnus and is looking forward to one day being a WTF mentor. The Annual Congresses were the most impactful for her, stating that other people’s success stories not only inspired her, but equipped her with what she needed to face the world.
Moses, a third-year student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and an alumnus of the Wings to Fly program, class of 2012, serves as the Sports and Entertainment Secretary in the JKUAT Student Council. He pioneered the formation of the Equity Leadership Chapter at JKUAT and initiated the ELP Music Group, Pizzicato, which addresses mental health through an event dubbed ‘Poetry Spot’. Moses also created Pinehouse Collection, an online clothing line and mentors WTF Scholars in his region.
Faith Ngaira is a recipient of the Wings to Fly scholarship and a graduate of Information Science from Kenyatta University. Since 2015 she has mentored female secondary school beneficiaries of WTF. Through her initiative Echoe Girls Vision, founded in 2018, she has mentored 157 students from low income areas in Nairobi, giving tips on academic excellence, overall health and inspiration She believes through mentorship and leadership, a profound and rewarding impact can be achieved.
Despite the hard circumstances surrounding Mohammed’s childhood, he managed to do will in his KCPE Examination because of his resilience and hard work. However, his parents could not afford his high school tuition. Thanks to EGF’s Wings to Fly Program, Mohammed joined Lenana School and completed his secondary education. Currently he is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Nairobi, and is an active mentor to the youth.
Wayne, from Mombasa, Kenya, joined the Wings to Fly program at 16. His father passed away in 2010, leaving his family in financial difficulty. “My greatest challenge was overcoming the fear of failure.” he said. Now with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Ashesi University, he seeks to empower other Kenyan youth with Software Development skills.
David Okinyi, 23, is from Migori, Kenya. He started with Equity Group Foundation’s programs at 18 years old in the `Wings to Fly’ Program with MasterCard Foundation. David graduated on 6th May 2019 with a BSc in Economics and a B.A in Business (Global Politics) and will pursue his Master’s in Finance at Arizona State University,USA.