Mary was born and raised in Kikuyu in Kiambu County.
It has always been her desire to serve the needy. After completing of secondary school, she successfully completed studies in Community Health Care, Computer Training, Counseling Psychology, and Personal Therapy and obtained certificates in each. To have practical testing and application of theoretical issues learned during her training, she interned at Getathuru Rehabilitation School (this is a specialized government school that deals with the rehabilitation of street boys). Mary volunteered at Rafiki Aids Ministry and while there, heard about our organization and successfully applied for the job of a caseworker.
Mary has been working for the organization since 2009. She has a passion for children and feels NRCF is the best place to be. She feels she has gained more knowledge and skills that have promoted her psychological and social growth. During their years of work, she attended a diploma course in Social Work and obtained a certificate.
What she likes best about the program is helping children living in poverty and giving them a sense of belonging to the community and the promise of a bright future as they pursue their goals.