Home Grown Talents to Inspire young gilrs in Kwale

February 15, 2019

Mama Sikukuu Khamis ( #Leah), was born and raised in Tiwi, Kwale County. She is coming “home” to inspire and influence young girls to chase their dreams during the #SambaSports Youth Agenda’s #GalPower_Fun_Day event at Waa Play Grounds, on 23rd Feb 2019.

DIFFICULT CHILDHOOD:
Coming from a family of 8 siblings, Sikukuu lost her father at a very tender age, at class 5. Their mother, now a widow, struggled to raise 8 children single handedly – selling Mahamri and Kaimati, and she had no education nor other skills to find jobs or bigger businesses.

Struggling through thick and thin, Sikukuu discovered her superior acting talents while at Form 4. An adjudicator from KBC, a Mr. Mambo Hazari, discovered the special talent in her and urged her to focus on nurturing it.

DETRACTORS:
Just like any other #girl, detractors #discouraged her from acting, and others prevailing over her mother to #block her from acting, with the #myths and #misconceptions that acting would make her a #prostitute!!

Sikukuu still managed to convince her mother, and she #pursued her dream in acting.

FRUITS OF ACTING:
-Mama Sikukuu managed to pay the rest of her high school fees as well as college fees through acting.

– Later, as her star grew bigger, she was involved in more lucrative acting contracts, including lead roles in #Moyo, #Lea_Mwana, #Zingatia, #Nira and now the talk of town, #MAZA series.

-Mama Sikukuu built her mother a house through proceeds from acting, and bought her own house as well.

– Her two children are completing their University Degrees this year, God Willing, having taken self-sponsored courses. All paid by what she earns from acting!!

Come and inspire your daughters, Mama.

#All_Girls_Can_Rise_To_Their_Dreamz.

#TUKUTANE_WAA…..

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Meet The Team

Abdalla Kidato
Chairman

Abdallah is a genius in youth matters. He is mature, pragmatic and dynamic. He has worked with several youth empowerment programs in Kwale, and is now a trainer of Trainers on lifeskills techniques.He is a reliable engager, and a go getter who liaises for and on behalf of SambaSports.

Contacts: 0704 932 040

Mohamed Mwachausa
Head of Communication & Partnerships

Mohamed holds a Masters degree in Project Planning and management from the university of Nairobi, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations Management. Mohamed brings to SambaSports, at least 14 years’ experience in managing community development projects at a significantly high level, across the Coast and North and North Eastern Regions of Kenya.

Mohamed is a co-founder of KWEA (Kwale Welfare and Education Association), an organization supporting education in Kwale since July 2009. Mohamed’s CV has been attached (as at August 2017) for your reference. You may search Mohamed Ali Mwachausa on google, on facebook and twitter as @MMwachausa.
You could check KWEA on www.kweacbo.org, and facebook group as KWEA and twitter as @kwea_cbo

Contacts:

Email: sambasportsyouthagenda@gmail.com
Phone: 0722 823 278
Skype: Chaucer70
twitter: @Samba4Youth
Facebook page: SambaSports youth agenda
Instagram: sambasports youth agenda
Youtube Account: sambasports youth agenda

Cephas Otieno
Member
Mwanaisha Kuwania
Girls Soccer Mobilizer

(Girls Soccer Mobilizer and Edutainment Coordinator)

Mwanaisha is a thespian. She is a creative artist, and has had contracts in several radio and television soaps in Kenya, including Saida program on Citizen TV and Maisha Magic East, in which she acted as Nzale. She worked for S.A.F.E Pwani as an edutainment facilitator and actor.

NB: Edutainment is the art of entertainment that has educative lessons, especially on sensitizations against drugs, peacebuilding, countering violence extremism, HIV/AIDS prevention, etc.Mwanaisha holds a diploma in journalism from Mombasa Aviation College. During her stint in the college, she was the best actor in the college, and she emerged the National best actor in 2012, in a national drama festival in Kisumu.

She is technically a gifted photographer, and she interned as the focal photographer in the Governor’s Press Service, Kwale County, in 2015. She also had a stint at Kenya News Agency, Mombasa.Recently, she was the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) field facilitator in Kwale, where she was facilitating Youth training on business skills and entrepreneurship.
Contacts: 0712 493 601

Juma Mwakishando
Trainer & mobilizer for tournaments

Juma is a football wizard! He played football at the highest level in Kenya, including playing for Mathare in Nairobi 2004 -226, KBS 227-229, Pumwani Sportiff 2010-2012. Juma enrolled for coaching lessons, and is an accredited FIFA coach, accredited FIFA junior soccer coach, and has the prestigious KNVB coaching badge from Netherlands.

Juma started coaching youth teams in Nairobi in 2013, then came back home to Likoni where he started the Likoni Community Football League. The league has been a great success, and is all over on social media. Check it on facebook.

Donors started coming to support Likoni football league, and because he had not signed any MOUs with the donors, he found himself being fought by committee members who wanted to control the finances.  Juma left LCFL last year to start fresh ventures in Tiwi, Kwale County.He had coaching roles with LICODEP organization and Mtongwe Community Initiative MCI.

Juma is currently the school coach for Tiwi Girls Secondary school, as well as getting short stints with other school teams and other soccer events.Specifically, Juma commands a lot of respect in the football fraternity in Coast region, and is a massive mobilizer and sporting events organizer.

Contacts: 0714 927 133

Mwanasiti Khamis
Resource Education Facilitator

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Hassan Said Mwenda
Member

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Saria Goga
Drug Abuse Counselor

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Biasha Said
Member

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Member

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