Rose Lidwaji* – Kenya
Rose, a single mother with one son, is an area director in Nakuru, Kenya. She was in her father’s restaurant in Uganda when the restaurant was hosting a Young Life camp. That day she met Simon Okiria, the regional director in Uganda at the time, who then introduced Rose to camp speaker Martin Wamalwa. Rose was inspired to begin volunteer leading in her hometown of Nakuru. When her husband heard of this, he discouraged her choice to follow Jesus and made her choose between pursuing her faith or remaining married. She chose her faith and her husband left. Thus her journey started, and she has since been building Young Life in her community with other volunteer leaders. They are involved in many neighborhoods and high schools and she has been successful at raising money for camp expenses.
*Sponsorship opportunity available
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