Doreen Majala found the Doreen
Majala Foundation in 2015 as a personal initiative (still is). She is a Kenyan
lawyer with a big heart for children and education. The foundation came up as
an idea to fill in loopholes in the country’s education sector.
The founder shared her story with
“I took the initiative to
visit over 20 schools across the country to get the feel of the learning
conditions. Truly, it was devastating to see the dire need, especially in lack
of stationery materials,” says Doreen.
The foundation engages in
Motivational and Career talks hosted by the founder and also through volunteers
who come on board to inspire the students during our charity visits.
The foundation partners and collaborates
with interested parties who share similar goals.
“We have worked with the Miss
University Kenya Organization, Tabitha’s Daughters, Ficha Uchi Campaign, Fresh
Cuts Foundation, Kenya Girl Guide Association, among others,” she says.
The aim of the foundation aims
at creating equal learning opportunities for every child through education by
reaching out to underprivileged schools to supply basic needs for effective
Among the schools and homes,
the foundation has worked with is Dagoretti Mixed Secondary School
(Kawangware), Kawangware Ecumenical Development Services (KEDS) an informal
school in Kongo Village, Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Riara
University, Gatina Primary School in Kawangware, St. Mary Home in Langata,
Ukunda Children’s Home in Kwale, Nyumbani Children’s Home (Dagoretti), Pumwani
Child Survival Education Centre among others.
Doreen studied for her Bachelor of Laws at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi. In 2015 she joined the Kenya School of Law. She is an advocate pending Admission
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