Tekeleza Leadership Program: Creating Teen Leaders

Tekeleza is a Kiswahili word that means ‘to achieve’. The program, under Kianda Foundation, has been running for two years and has seen over 200 teenagers go through it. It aims at helping young girls understand themselves, lead themselves and influence others in order to create positive change in the world. The program has been run in Nairobi, Kisumu and Kitui.

Kianda School celebrates 40 Years

Olga Marlin was a young graduate in education from University College, Dublin. In March of 1960, while drying dishes at Northbrook Residence the director of the residence told her “You know, the Father wants the women of Opus Dei to start the Work in Kenya and Japan very soon…”



Opus Dei provides spiritual formation aimed at helping people develop their spiritual life and apostolate. These activities are held in Opus Dei centers or in a church, office or private home.