WHAT MAKES YOU PROUD TO BE KENYAN?

  • Kenyan athletes from the legendary Kipchoge Keino to Eliud Kipchoge who broke the INEOS challenge in 2019.
  • The big 5 and the existence of a national park in the capital city.
  • The wild west migration from the Serengeti to the Mara that takes place annually, it is also among the 8 wonders of the world.
  • The late Professor Wangari Maathai and her relentless fight for the environment, not only was she insulted, arrested and humiliated by the public, her legacy has been watered down by few individuals who are too powerful to protect the environment.
  • Barack Obama’s ancestral roots which are in Kenya. The dad Barack Obama Senior Kenyan senior governmental economist who hailed from Rachuonyo district in Nyanza province.
  • The existence of more than 42 tribes, speaking different languages and we have managed to live and coexist in harmony despite the diverse cultures and upbringing.
  • Award-winning authors like Ngugi wa Thiong’o and Ken Walibora, celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o, Eddie Gathegi and the new kid on the block Elsa Majimbo who continue to prove that as a country we still got it when it comes to creativity.
  • The resilience that lies in the hearts of many Kenyans who despite the prevailing economic conditions still strive to build a better future for the coming generations.

--

--

--

Vegan,foodie,stylist,empath, Femininst, Meninist

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

What right do we have? What is the point even?

Dear Obasanjo, You’re Disillusioned. That’s Fine. But, Stop Being A Bigot

What does Danish pastry have to do with Finlandisation?

End of excision in the village of Séré

Examination and Student safety: a big issue for parents right now recommended by Gopalan Anish…

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike

End SARS & The Nigerian Dream

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Mukanda Maombola

Mukanda Maombola

Vegan,foodie,stylist,empath, Femininst, Meninist

More from Medium

I expected too much from people. And it disappoints me every single time.

How to Be More Charming Part 5

NO MORE ESCAPE

Sardarji and a Dog