Cecilia, who is 1 billion Rising Kenya Coordinator, also works with HER Voice Kenya as a team leader
HER Voice Kenya is organisation which helps rape survivors access healthcare, counselling and get justice.
For young girls, HER Voice Kenya puts them back to school with assistance of well-wishers and bursaries. For older women, HER Voice Kenya has empowerment programme for them.
Cecilia, an Alumni of International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP -Developing Civil Society for Women in Leadership, loves and considers working for people- and with people- as her calling. She discourages people from siting back and watching bad things happen.
Cecilia and a team of likeminded friends came together to form HER Voice Kenya after a successful community demo dubbed MyDressMyChoice which was calling for justice for a young lady who had been stripped and sexually abused in a city bus, the demo led to inclusion of stripping in Sexual Offences Act (SOA) from robbery with Violence.
Through HER Voice Cecilia says she is happy to see some issues being solved; she points out that her main drive is in her wish to see good governance taking precedence in everything.