Volunteer Profile – Tatyana Kathurima
Name: Tatyana Kathurima
From: Nairobi , Kenya
How long have you been volunteering for Team Kenya? About two weeks
What is your role? Volunteer fundraiser
How did you hear about Team Kenya/how did you get involved? I am a student currently studying Economics and International Relations and therefore through information received from this department I found out about Team Kenya.
What is the best thing about volunteering for Team Kenya? As a Kenyan, the faith that the team members have Team Kenya have in the growth of Kenyan women brings me great joy. I can finally surround myself with people that understand the potential of Kenyan girls and women.
Have you visited Ndhiwa? Yes, I have some family members that originate from Ndhiwa!
Tell us a bit about yourself, what is/was your day job, hobbies, passions etc.? I am currently studying Economics and international relations at the University of Sussex. I love instruments and therefore music as a whole, spoken word and poetry, interactions with new people and a recent finding, adventurous activities.
What would you say to someone thinking about volunteering for Team Kenya? In just my two weeks, even without getting full hands on, i love the team that i am surrounded by. The passion and goals for the future are not only beneficial to the projects but also to an individuals growth allowing one to tap into activities that they didn’t think they could. It also opens your eyes to the fact that aid is not only financial but also interaction and connection.