The Team

Irene Macharia

Irene Macharia


A third born in a family of four, Irene Wanjiru Macharia is 21 years of and was born and brought up in Mathare by her single mother whom she lives with up until now. She is passionate about leadership and facilitation. She adapts well to a constantly changing environment and this makes her unique.

She is keen to associate with people who appreciate other people despite their weaknesses and endeavours to understand other people. On the other hand, she is not fond of people who look down upon other people and try to shut down their dreams.

Currently, she is a leadership graduate and a member of PaaMoja Initiative whereby she does facilitation in various non-formal Schools primarily on the Adole Chat! program.

In her future life, she hopes to transform the lives of the younger generation around the society and put them in a better position whereby they can stand by their own and make the rightful decisions through the life skills teachings that she has learnt at PaaMoja Initiative.