Umulkheir Mohamed, Kenya

Umuikher Mohamed headshot

Umulkheir Mohamed is the founder of the Kesho Alliance Organization, a non-profit fighting for quality education and advocacy, especially for young women in Northeastern Kenya-Garissa. The Kesho Alliance pioneered Student to Student Sponsorship (S2S), providing financial assistance and mentorship to students in need. Funded by students for students, the goal of S2S is to offer bursaries for girls from low-income families and to instill a sense of responsibility among youth.

“Becoming an Eisenhower Youth Leader will give me great exposure and a good networking platform. As a young woman seeking to grow and serve her community, I believe becoming an Eisenhower Youth Leader will expand my circle and impart me with great skills.”