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Peter Kwame Mwakio

Columbia University Scholars 2019-2020


Co-founder and Programs Director, Hatua Network Organization





Peter Kwame Mwakio is a Co-Founder and Programs Director at Hatua Network Organization. Through the Hatua Network, Kwame is providing scholarships, mentoring, and career guidance to 500 students from low income families. He has graduated 70 students who have returned to their communities and are contributing to the economic development of their communities and country. Over the next five years, Kwame aims to expand Hatua Network to cover all four locations of Mombasa, serving a population of 1.2 million residents and plans to provide scholarships to 1,600 students annually and graduate 200 students from university every year.