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Friday, July 21, 2017

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jenneh Corkern: The Teenage Water Rights Activist Who is Inspiring Change in Liberia

Jenneh Corkern is a 17 year old Liberian orphan who has defied all odds and gone beyond her woes to carve possibilities out of...

Pacifique Niyonsenga- A Survivor, Giving Hope to Fellow Street Kids.

Real wealth cannot be measured by the quantity of one’s material acquisitions or belongings, but by the quality of one’s impact in the lives...
US. Army Sgt. Francis Aduoffei

US. Army Sgt. Francis Aduoffei – Impacting Ghana from a Foreign Land

Army Sgt. 1st Class Francis Aduoffei is no ordinary man. From humble beginnings in a poverty-stricken town in Ashanti, Ghana, West Africa, He knows how it feels to wake up in the morning on an empty stomach.

Gladys Kalibala – Supporting Lost and Abandoned Children In Uganda

Anything. Any platform. Any medium can be used to impact lives. Anyone can make a difference. It can happen anywhere, at anytime, starting with...

Mama Clare Effiong – …With Love to Rwanda.

"Love people. When you see somebody, love that person." This has been Clare Effiong’s creed since she was a little girl. Her life has remained...

Bitebo Gogo and the Keeping it Real Foundation

Pain can be a precursor of greatness, though we most often wish that was not the case. An epiphany can be birthed at a...

Leymah Roberta Gbowee- She Saw, Conquered and Brought Hope to Liberia.

They are strong, yet very soft; patient, beautiful and explicitly phenomenal. When the going gets tough, you can be sure they will find a...

Betty Makoni- Once a Victim, Now a Voice for the Sexually Abused.

How much faith can a woman have, when all she remembers of her past is wars, rumours of war, violence, pain, fear, abuse and...

Rainatou Sow – Making Every African Woman Count

“I guess people have come to realise that there is more to Africa than starving people, raped women, war, child soldier,… whatever the reason,...

Stephanie Nyombayire.……..More Than a Survivor.

Pain! ………..can either make us cry, confused, vent in anger, want to lose hope and give up on life Or it can make us see things differently,...

Kipchoge Hezekiah “Kip” Keino- Much More than a Sporting Hero.

While Plato argued that leaders are born and not made, Likert a member of the behavioral school of thought insisted that leadership can be...

Abraham Reginald Mengi; Paving the Way for Excellence…

A man of purpose and strong will, Reginald Abraham Mengi, has got his foot prints on the moon, not by fluke or happenstance but...

Josephat Torner; ‘Albino,’ Able and Proud!

A teacher or was it a wise man once opined that the greatest threat to humanity is…no, not natural disasters and incurable diseases; its...

Anganile Mwakyanjala: Telling the story of an African Child through the Lens of a...

Witches? Wizards? Spells? Halloween? Yoga? Meditation? Have you ever been as exasperated as a helplessly trapped bush rat when most of the entertainment available...