Bya Myar

Bya works in the Kay Htoe Boe Social Development Association which serves 100 Kay Htoe Boe villages in Kayah state, villages recognizable by their tall ceremonial poles called Tobo. The Kay Htoe Boe are a group within Kayah State that identify themselves according to their tradition of animist cultural practices that dates back thousands of years…..

Pamella Akoth Okoth

For the last 10 years Pamella (and she likes both of those ‘L’s in her name) has been serving as an administrator at the Ulumbi Secondary School, where she works closely with the school principal in managing operations and also assists in preparing examinations. She advocates hard to the school’s agriculture club to move toward organic practices for their long term health benefit, but this has proven to be an uphill battle as chemical fertilizers are subsidized and heavily promoted in Kenya and the students believe they are the key to getting quick and abundant yields.