Growing up in Kibera, one of Africa’s largest urban slums, Kennedy Odede survived extreme childhood poverty, crime, sexual abuse, and drug abuse on a path to ultimately becoming one of the most compelling social entrepreneurs and community leaders working today.
It’s not about being perfect. It’s not about where you get yourself in the end. There’s power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice. And there’s grace in being willing to know and hear others. This, for me, is how we become.