Gladys Gakii and Rev Annah Gatea

Gladys Gakii (left) with her Reverend Annah Gatea at their home in Mwiria, Tharaka-Nithi County on May 13.

| David Muchui | Nation Media Group

I’ve been through hell but I’m rewriting my life story

What you need to know:

  • To hell and back. That’s the most apt description of 42-year-old Gladys Gakii’s life.
  • From being abandoned as a child to her adopted family mistreating her, Gladys has seen it all.

Life has dealt Gladys Gakii horrible blows but she has managed to rise up after each strike and is determined to fulfil her vision of becoming a lawyer, no matter how long it takes.


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