Wednesday, 11 August 2010
AMERICAN PRODUCER JOINS TEENS FOR PEACE
Niel Rodgers with Diana Onyonyi during her graduation in March
American producer and songwriter Niel Rodgers famed for hits like Material Girl (Madonna) and We are a Family (Sister Sledge) has joined a group of eleven Kenyan teenagers to promote peace.
Diana Onyonyi, Brian Waweru and Brian Mungai at a recent press conference.
They have come under the Three Dot Dash (TDD) initiative founded by Niel’s We Are A Family Foundation. Three Dot Dash is the Moss Code sign for peace and to that end the teenagers plan on creating a forum to promote it as well as roll out a host of community activities involving fellow teenagers.
Trevor Kibet, Amy Onyonyi and Brian Mungai
The teens are lead by Diana Onyonyi, who in March this year graduated in New York as Kenya’s fourth Global Teen Leader and is the fundraiser for girls hostels at Karura Secondary School, the Moipei triplets - Martha, Magdaline and Mary and their younger sister Seraphine who are the UNICEF child ambassadors and Brian Waweru CEO of GigaVault Bank in South Africa while Amy for the sixth year in a row is the leading junior fundraiser for the Freedom From Hunger Council.
Others include Brian Mungai, Trevor Kibet, Samuel Kilimo, Zeni Orengo and Amy Onyonyi.