WYA Africa: Meet Our Batch Two Interns

We would like to warmly welcome our interns for the second batch of our internship for 2015. We are honored to have them at the Africa Regional office in Nairobi. We love the  passion they have for our mission, and hope that through a “lived experience” of human dignity with us, they will make a unique contribution of them same first in their lives, and then onward to torch the world towards a happier world.

IMG_20150522_162451Anne Mwangi Wanjiru is a Kenyan citizen, currently undertaking her undergraduate degree in Law at Strathmore Law School, Nairobi.  She has taken part in various civic education and community service activities that have exposed her to the life lived by people from various walks of life. She joined World Youth Alliance to work to promote the sense of dignity and self-value of individuals despite the background they come from. She hopes to use her legal background to ensure that these individuals, especially women and children, are aware of the rights owed to them due to their dignity.

bryan2Bryan Chesoli is a graduate of the University of Nairobi having done a Bachelor of Arts and majored in Geography, Environmental Studies and Sociology. He considers himself as a young professional who is charismatic, visionary and passionate about all matters concerning youth empowerment. His interests in the youth empowerment sector has led him into initiating a youth led initiative called Youth LITE Kenya – which targets to empower youth through challenge based learning experiences, as well as participate in community development projects which include overseeing the construction of social amenities of a school and education project in Mukuru slum through AIESEC University of Nairobi. His purpose for joining World Youth Alliance is to see a world made better through positive and sustainable youth action.

Natasha El-kathiri, was born in Mombasa, a coastal island of Kenya, Natasha-El-Kathiri-257x300then moved to the capital city of Nairobi at a young age. She decided to continue with WYA after the first batch internship. She is an Arab living in Kenya. She recently graduated with an undergraduate in Political Science and Armed Conflict and Peace Studies from the University of Nairobi. Upon completion of her bachelor’s degree she voluntarily committed herself to doing humanitarian/community work in her homeland of Mombasa before joining World Youth Alliance. Her purpose at World Youth Alliance is to encourage the Kenyan youth to acknowledge self worth in life. She is also very passionate about saving the lives of Women and Children in Kenya. Additionally, she wishes to change the perception of individuals concerning Muslim ladies.

Mahmoud PictureMahmoud Ali Noorein was born in Mombasa, brought up at the coastal belt of Kenya. He has studied in Kenya and Uganda and is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Education in Arts at Pwani University, Kilifi. He is an easy going person, who likes: travelling, meeting new people, chatting, swimming, playing soccer and video gaming. He is committed to improving the access to equal and quality education that helps address global issues of gender inequality, health related problems, un-employment, peace, freedom, solidarity and create more awareness to people on the human rights. He joined World Youth Alliance to gain more experience in the building of a culture of life that shall promote human dignity. He believes in change since change brings a valuable difference that honours, respects and raises the people’s living standards in the society.

Vanessa Cherese Oyugi, was born in Kenya, and is marriedbio picture to Clifford Joseph Oyugi. She studied her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology at Masinde Muliro University, Kenya. She is passionate about justice and wants to see it being implemented in all aspects of life to everyone and by everyone. By being at World Youth Alliance she hopes to gain practical experience in advocacy and also learn where there are gaps in systems. This way, she will be a part of rectifying these issues and gaps.  She loves travelling and has a passion for children and young adults.

We encourage you to apply to our Regional Internship in Nairobi. The third and last batch for the year starts on 1st September. Watch the July 5th application deadline to this batch. Send us your internship applications to africa@wya.net, more details of our Internship Program here.