Founder- Frankline Ojiambo
Frankline Ojiambo is the founder of Franky’s Foundation, a Kenyan-based charitable organization dedicated to transforming the lives of underprivileged youths and women in Nairobi, Kenya. His journey is a testament to resilience and determination, having been born and raised in Mathare, Kenya’s largest slum, where he faced 25 years of poverty. The pivotal moment in his life occurred when he gained access to ICT training, a lifeline that reshaped the trajectory of his life.
Over the past eight years, Frankline’s unwavering commitment to giving back has fueled his passion for uplifting marginalized individuals through free digital skills and hands-on ICT education. This dedication has earned him the esteemed recognition of a national hero in Human Rights and Philanthropy, bestowed upon him by His Excellency President William Samoei Ruto, the President of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces. In acknowledgment of his significant contributions, he was accorded a certificate of declaration and a medal as a national hero.
Currently serving as the Chairman at Youths for Kenya (YFK), an independent and non-partisan youth-serving organization, Frankline is dedicated to advocating for a just and equitable society where young people can fully enjoy their economic and social rights and opportunities.
An active leader, Frankline was elected President of the Strathmore School of Business Entrepreneurship Class of 2023 and President of the Emerging Leader Africa, iLEAD foundation class of 2023, showcasing his commitment to driving positive change among Kenyans.
Throughout his empowerment journey, Frankline has received several awards and certifications, including a Certificate of Completion from Jenga Haki Innovation Hub East Africa (2023), Winner of Entrepreneurship World Cup Kenya (2021), Winner of Stories of Change competition from Gov junctions UK (2021), Social Founder of the Year from Tucsi Foundation of India (2021), Certificate of Participation as guest speaker in the 5th Kippra Annual Regional Conference (2021), and Certificate of Participation in the World Energy Day Youth Innovation Challenge (2020).
He has also participated in various fellowships and training programs, such as the Emerging Leaders Africa iLEAD Fellowship Program, Jenga Haki Lab for developing innovative solutions using technology, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program from the Western Union Foundation Fellowship powered by Watson Institute, Leadership and Survive to Thrive Program by the African Management Institute, and Malaria Youth Champions Training by the African Leader Malaria Alliance.
Frankline’s positive impact extends through partnerships and collaborations with organizations such as the Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs, Nairobi City County Department of Youth Affairs, International Rescue Committee (IRC), and SHOFCO. These partnerships have played a crucial role in enabling him to reach a wider audience and provide support to vulnerable communities in Kenya.
Co-Founder- Nancy Irene Mulamba
Meet Nancy Irene Mulamba, the Co-Founder of Franky’s Foundation, a dedicated and passionate advocate for social change. With a deep commitment to empowering vulnerable individuals and communities, Nancy has played a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s mission and initiatives. Her unwavering dedication to creating positive impact through education, skills training, and community development has been instrumental in transforming the lives of countless vulnerable individuals including women, girls, people living with disabilities and refugees in Nairobi, Kenya.