Nyawira Mburia

Nyawira Large13 years old, attending Greensteds International Senior School in Nakuru. Nyawira was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2016.

Nyawira was most recently at St. Austin's Academy. She is strong academically, was a School Prefect, and likes athletics, squash and swimming. She plays the piano and violin, and has performed in school music and talent shows. She has completed her training to become a Securitary at Model United Nations (MUN) and is looking to apply for an Officer or Chairperson position. She has volunteered at Kabete Children's Home and teaches piano to neighbourhood children.

As a new Beacon Scholar, Nyawira was invited to speak about a service activity at the Beacon Leadership Symposium 2016. View a video of her presentation:


Nyawira's father works in the administration of a school, and her mother works part-time as a lecturer in law. Both are highly committed to Nyawira's education.