Maureen was born and raised in the slums of Ngando Village, one of the slums in Nairobi. She is a beneficiary of the program and attributes her success to her sponsors (Gene and Ruby Hermier) who supported her throughout her education. She is the last born in a family of three, having been brought up by a single mother.
She is a graduate of Nairobi University with a Diploma in Business Management and has worked with the program since 2016 as an Accounts/Procurement Assistant.
She enjoys working with kids. and has become a role model as a former student in the program. The hard-working spirit of her sponsor is what inspires her most. She believes that her success is as a result of patience, hard work, and discipline.