Jacinta Maingi

Social worker Jacinta Maingi during the interview with the Sunday Nation at her home in Kilimani, Nairobi on September 2021. 

| George Mwendwa | Nation Media Group

Jecinta Maingi: My 28 years at the heart of crises

What you need to know:

  • She helped fight HIV and Aids in east Africa when the epidemic was at its worst.
  • She has also came face-to-face with war in Liberia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria.

If you want a detailed account of major crises that have hit Africa in recent years, you need to have a chat with Jacinta Maingi, the woman who loves being at the centre of the action, however risky.

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