jenga africa the journey

The Journey

Coming up on Jenga Africa’s “The Journey Event” an unforgettable moment – with 100+ schools registered.

This Saturday 11th September, mark your calendar for this empowering and inspirational programme.

Honorable Nick Salat and Chief Administrative Secretary – Nadia Ahmed inspire us with powerful words of wisdom while encouraging all of us, especially leaders to invest in our mental health. AND wait! we have a very special surprise guest for you.

Founder of Jenga Africa Sheilla Akwara has a candid conversation with her mother, Dr. Priscilla Idele, Principal Advisor at the United Nations, New York – about Sheilla’s troubled childhood and suicidal attempts.

Sharing their mental health journeys are Ann Mwaura of capital FM, Lawrence Muli of facebook and David Maeri, founder of young visionaries.

All about Mental Wellness in Africa

We then dive into a candid conversation with Major Michael Kariuki founder of the Josiah Gathura Memorial Foundation- for a heart-to-heart conversation on his journey after losing his son to suicide.

Here to inspire us with some golden advice and gems are Mandisa Glover, who is a mother, private chef and daughter of the famous actor Danny Glover; artist Bensoul, photographer Emmanuel Jambo, William Nanjero general manager of sol Generation records and Chao Tolle from capital FM who is also founder of Bonga platform for mental health

And we have more! You don’t want to miss this! Anne Soy of BBC, Waihiga Mwaura of Citizen TV and Artist Juliani are here to mentor us through their life journeys.

This event will not be complete without some wellness sessions full of inspiration, motivation and healing with Benjamin Zulu, Chiki and Brenda Onyango.

An unforgettable event. Tune in this Saturday, September 11th at 2pm.

This event was originally scheduled to be a private event only for schools, but we’ve decided to have the opening accessible to the public as this is a conversation that involves the society as a whole.

Sign up here and invite those who might need to here some words of encouragement and advice.

To register your school, visit to sign up. We’ll then send you a private link so you can be able to interact with us.

We can’t wait to see you!

If you’re a school, sign up below. Incase of any difficulties, please email

Meet our speakers

Event Registration for schools