Maureen is a Nutritionist in Kenya who is passionate about achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 and a member of the Un food System Summit Action Track 1 leadership team. She is the founder of a social enterprise called Tule Vyema.
Maureen rolls up her sleeves to do what she loves best – fighting hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
Her efforts to raise awareness of proper feeding habits and improve food security in her community has enabled her impact over 2,000 community members through equipping them with nutrition knowledge through nutrition education talks and improved food security through training young women to cultivate indigenous vegetables on vertical gardens in over 800 low income earning households.
Maureen’s transformative work through Tule Vyema has been recognized by local and global organizations such as UNESCO MGIEP, Food Tank, Croplife International, Oxfam and Global Changemakers.