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Media Fellow Alumni: 2018-Global


Boma Media Fellow - Mwihaki Muraguri

Title/Company: Storytelling Company

Based In: Nairobi, Kenya

Geographic Focus: Kenya and Africa

Areas of Expertise: Storytelling, Writing



(All biographical info is from 2018. For latest bio, please visit Fellow’s website, LinkedIn, or other social media profiles).

Mwihaki Muraguri is a seasoned professional in development and philanthropy. Over the course of her career she has worked in philanthropic institutions such as the Rockefeller Foundation, where she led the foundations work in health and philanthropy in Africa, and with the KCB Foundation, one of Kenya’s first corporate foundations working across East Africa. In addition, she spent several years in the area of HIV and AIDS service delivery with Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest homegrown health NGO.

Currently Mwihaki continues to support the development sector through documentation and advisory services. In 2017 she established Paukwa House a storyhouse dedicated to showcasing and sharing positive stories from the continent, from an authentically African perspective to counter and change prevailing negative social stereotypes on Africa. Paukwa provides writing, photo and film documentation services for clients; and has the social mission of curating and delivering positive content about Africa through social media channels.

An ardent storyteller, Mwihaki is happily based in Nairobi where she plays house with her husband and three children.

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