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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Khadija Williams

Khadija Williams: From the Streets to Harvard

Life may sometimes seem difficult, but we press on, knowing that the challenges we face are only for a time. And so, we look...
Tetteh Nettey

Tetteh Nettey’s Journey from a Watchman to an Academic Force…

Sometimes it’s difficult to see what God has in store for us when our world crumbles as we go through hardships. But what we...
Jennifer Adokorach

Jennifer Adokorach- Differently Enabled, Pursuing Big Dreams.

From the income I get, I support my aging mother and my late sister’s three children. My nephew graduated last year with a degree...
Thessalonika Arzu-Embry

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry: Home-Schooled at Age Four, Became a Public Inspirational Speaker at 6 and...

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is definitely not your regular 17 year old. Wise, energetic, with an IQ higher than Einstein’s, Miss Arzu continues to push boundaries,...
Christopher Ategeka

Rides for Lives: A Mobile Hospital Saving Lives in Uganda & the Story of...

#ImpactThursday spotlights a young Ugandan, Christopher Ategeka and the amazing work he is doing by providing mobile healthcare in rural Uganda. Shaped by the tragedies...

Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu- Converting Urine to Flammable Gas

Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu holds an invention patent right of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for his research work on conversion of urine into flammable...
Guled Adan Abdi

Guled Adan Abdi- Somalian Whizz Kid in whom the President Delights.

Guled Adan Abdi, towers in strength and hope, unlike many children his age, despite the many curves and bolts that life has thrown at...
Quinnet Umukoro

Reaching out to the Less Privileged, My Story – By Quinnet Umukoro

 The importance of including a dance competition in a party for kids cannot be overemphasized.  As a matter of fact, it can be tagged...
Opeyemi Enoch

Dr. Opeyemi Enoch- World’s First Scholar to Solve a 156 Year old Mathematical Problem?

In the words of Nelson Mandela, it is impossible until it is done. And that exactly is the case of Opeyemi Enoch, the Nigerian professor...
Peace Ruzage

Peace Ruzage: Inspiring Rwandan Women in a Post-Genocide Era

Interested in discovering ways to help humanity? Follow our #ImpactThursday and read amazing stories. Peace Ruzage returned to Rwanda and an informal gathering of women...
Jighere Emerges

Nigeria’s Wellington Jighere Emerges World Scrabble Champion.

When a hobby grows into a passion, there’s just no limit to how much greatness it can yield through a determined soul. For Wellington Jighere,...
Marguerite Barankitse

Marguerite Barankitse and Maison Shalom: Changing the Lives of Orphaned Children & Communities

On #ImpactThursday Marguerite Barankitse and her organisation, Maison Shalom is touching the lives of children and communities in Burundi. Marguerite Barankitse, better known as Maggy,...
Barkue Tubman

Barkue Tubman -The Boss Lady, Her Calling and Dreams for Her Country.

She was exiled from her fatherland in 1980 as a child in primary school without much to her name at the time. Now she...
Fatima Jibrell

Fatima Jibrell is a Champion of the Earth & Creator of the World’s...

Fatima Jama Jibrell was born in 1947 in Somalia. Due to the struggles of her mother, Ms. Jibrell was able to attend school. Her...
Asmelash Zerefu

How Asmelash Zerefu Built his own Aircraft Despite Being Rejected by the Aviation Academy.

He was told that his dreams were too big, but he dreamt anyway. Asmelash Zerefu is a man with great strength and courage. The 35-year...
Dr. Hawa Abdi

The Mother Theresa of Africa; Dr. Hawa Abdi Provides Healthcare for Millions in Somalia

It's #ImpactThursday... When Hawa Abdi was just 12 years old her mother died due to complications associated with childbirth. Distraught and determined to understand why...
Bobai Ephraim Kato

Bobai Ephraim Kato- 24 Year Old Robotics Engineer who is Determined to Solve Nigeria’s...

Bobai Ephraim Kato has an inspiring story to tell. He is a high achiever who is neither moved by the disappointments he faces nor...
Ubongo Media

Ubongo Media- Making Maths the Next Coolest Thing!

For many children around the world, maths is either a distant friend or a total foe. For such children, the sums are almost never...
Abdisamad Muhiyadin Adan

From Hargeisa Somali to the Halls of Harvard-How Abdisamad Muhiyadin Adan Defied the Odds.

Abdisamad Muhiyadin Adan is set to begin his freshman year at the prestigious Harvard University this month on a full scholarship, after graduating from...
Itoro Eze-Anaba

Why Mrs Itoro Eze-Anaba founded the The Mirabel Centre: Nigeria’s first Sexual Assault Reform...

Its #ImpactThursday!!! In 2000, Mrs Itoro, a Legal Practitioner, travelled across Nigeria, lobbying to get her bill, the Domestic Violence Bill (DVB), passed into law. In...
Mpumi Nobiva

Mpumi Nobiva- Oprah’s Protégée, Pushing Boundaries in the Face of Adversity.

When Mpumi Nobiva lost her dear mother to AIDS at the tender age of nine, she knew what heavy weight her feeble shoulders would be...

Ntando Msibi- From Street Kid to Pro Surfer.

Why are you here? What is your purpose on earth? Not many give these questions any thoughts as they journey through life, eventhough every one...
Splendour Joe King

9 Year Old Nigerian Girl Writes a Book on Terrorism: Her Name – Splendour...

The routine of a nine-year-old girl in the days we live in is not far from the following - watching Disney Channel, dressing her...
Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo is the Most Generous Athlete in the World

Mr. Dikembe Mutombo was born in Kinshasa in 1966 in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He grew up in a...

Senator at 30: Kenya’s Naisula Lesuuda is Breaking Boundaries and Advocating for the Girl-Child

At 25, in 2010, Naisula Lesuuda made history in Kenya as the youngest female citizen to earn the Presidential Order of the Grand Warrior...