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Tabitha Wombugha Tongoi

Student Outreach Programme Manager, TEDxKibera

Biography

Tabitha Wambugha Tongoi founded Project: A Book for Change at the age of 17 to address the insufficiency of textbooks in most Kenyan high schools in Kenya. Since its inception, “ABC” has raised over 20,000 books for 36 schools from all over Kenya. Having recently graduated from the African Leadership Academy, she will be pursuing further studies at Williams College in the US this fall. She is spending her gap year with TEDxKibera, where she is serving in poor communities in Nairobi to create a platform for sharing innovative ideas and inspiring hope.