- Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017 04:22
When Nelson Munyiri first attended training at Nairobits School of Multimedia Studies funded by the Terre Des hommes the leading Swiss child relief agency, he did not have the slightest idea that this was a connection that would turn his life around completely .
He was just a passionate young man seeking to quench his thirst for knowledge when he encountered the organization Terre Des Hommes and became a beneficiary among many other children in the world. Five years later, fortune knocks at every man’s door becomes a reality to Nelson as he is given an opportunity to attend the 50th ANNIVERSARY of Terre des hommes Netherlands from 22nd to 29th of May 2016.
Nelson has been the director of Mukuru Youth Initiative which is a youth founded and youth led community-based organization. This organization is located in Mukuru Kwa Reuben with its main office at Ruben Centre. The Mukuru youth initiative spearheaded by Nelson is focused on social and economic well-being of Mukuru youth by engaging them in different social activities to ensure a community free from crime, drug abuse, prostitution, ensure environmental conservation and a peaceful coexistence within the community.
Nelmo Newsong as his stage name goes is not only passionate about transforming the Mukuru slum that has been his home since he was a child, but also keen on growing his talent knowing perfectly that talent makes a man stand before kings. He has been changing the Mukuru community through his charming music whose rhythm is well known to many youths as they can connect to the social change Nelson has been advocating for in the community. He has been a role model to young stars of Mukuru the more reason he is the best choice to attend the Terre Des hommes 50th Anniversary and perform to the multitude of people attending the celebration on the 24th and 28th of May . Ruben Centre is proud of Nelmo and wishes him a safe journey to Netherlands as he represents Ruben to the fullest.