Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Inspiring Our People

Johnson Mwakazi is one of the Kenyan journalist who will always leave you with a challenge. He challenges us on how we run our lives and how we live our lives. He hosts the daily breakfast show daily at citizen tv. Among the shows that gives back to the community its his inspirational moment. He gives us words of the wisemen words that encourage, that makes us wise and shows us the importance of giving back to the community. He also encourages the Kenyan people to love and embrace the culture of reading, by highlighting to us the importance of reading, the power of books and also showing us some of the people who have prospered through books. Lastly he takes a walk down the streets of this great nation and find inspiring stories, stories of young people who have so much talents to offer to our community yet the only thing holding them back is support. Mwakazi is an inspirational to many and with no doubt a voice that speaks for the voiceless.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Nairobi Town, Nairobi/ Starehe, Kenya
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