Esther Mwaura-Muiru

Esther Mwaura-Muiru is a Founder and Coordinator of GROOTS Kenya (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood) – a network of more than 2000 self-help groups from poor communities in urban slums and rural areas across Kenya. Esther also stood for Parliament as a Green Party candidate in Kenya’s national elections in 2007. Since 2007, she has been coordinating GROOTS Kenya’s response to the political and ethnic violence, which erupted across the country through supporting the provision of direct relief, and leading dialogue towards reconciliation and long-term rebuilding of communities.

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