Mildred is a young woman with a passion for hairdressing. She comes from a family of five and has always been ambitious. In 2015, she joined Ngong Road Children’s Foundation and started her educational journey at Jagiet Academy, where her hard work earned her a slot at Highridge Secondary School.
After completing her secondary education, Mildred followed her passion and pursued an advanced diploma course in hairdressing. She then worked as a waitress and a professional hairdresser to gain experience and save money. In October 2023, Mildred joined the TechMates program to develop digital skills and increase her employability chances. She will be able to take a three-month internship role after which she will transition into freelancing. She also dreams of owning her own salon in a few years.
Mildred is a role model for young people everywhere. She has shown that it is possible to achieve your dreams, no matter where you come from or what your background is. She is an inspiration to us all.
Mildred’s story is a testament to the power of education and the support offered at Ngong Road Children’s Foundation. Your donation or sponsorship will help provide education, health care, and holistic programming to children in need, giving them the skills and knowledge to build better futures for themselves.