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.
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.