What do you know about Chomba M Wa Munyi?


He is visually impaired and one of the coolest elders I have ever met. Well! He is a person you will meet and never forget, especially when you approach him in conversation he leaves you with such an unforgettable productive yet fun conversation aside from him having an amazing personality😎😎 he is Vice Chairperson of the National Gender and Equality Commission. He was appointed on August 17, 2018 and sworn in on August 27, 2018. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Kenyatta University, a Doctor of Education (Special Needs Education) from the University of Marylebone, UK, PGDE in Curriculum Development and Evaluation from Kenyatta University, a Master’s degree in Special Needs Education from Michigan State University, U.S.A,  and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Nairobi.

Amongst very many hats that he has on did you know he was one of the first people who thought of NCPWD? Did you know he was among the Disability Activists in the years of 1959 to 1964?

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  • Crpd_guy

    informative ARTICLE!

  • MikkiTarz

    Chomba M. Wa Munyi's life and achievements offer several valuable lessons and qualities that others can emulate or be inspired by:

    1. Resilience: Chomba's journey as a visually impaired individual who achieved an extensive and diverse educational background reflects resilience in the face of challenges.

    2. Educational Pursuit: His commitment to education, which includes multiple advanced degrees, demonstrates the importance of lifelong learning and academic excellence.

    3. Advocacy: Chomba's history of involvement in disability activism, dating back to the late 1950s, highlights the power of advocacy and activism in bringing about positive change for people with disabilities.

    4. Leadership: His role as Vice Chairperson of the National Gender and Equality Commission underscores his leadership qualities and ability to make a meaningful impact in a prominent position.

    5. Diversity and Inclusivity: Chomba's background in Special Needs Education, as well as his advocacy work, underscores the importance of diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunities for all, regardless of their abilities.

    6. Persistence: Overcoming challenges and persisting in the pursuit of one's goals, as demonstrated by Chomba, is a valuable trait for anyone facing obstacles.

    7. Personal Character: His reputation for being a person who engages in productive and fun conversations, along with having an amazing personality, highlights the importance of personal character and positive interactions with others.

  • BKiwu
    BKiwu ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow didn't know we have such a larger than life figure with visual impairment. I'll read more about him. Thanks @SarahBosibori for sharing.