The People

Mrs. Honorine Kiplagat

Chairman of the Hawkers Market Girls Centre
Mrs. Kiplagat is currently National Trustee for the Kenya Girl Guides Association.
She has the following positions: Honorary Associate for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, Founder member and Trustee for the Starehe Girls Centre, Immediate past president for the Africa Region.

Mrs. Wamuyu Mahinda
Team Leader for the Hawkers Market Girls Centre
Wamuyu is currently a member on the World Board of WAGGGS.
Wamuyu Mahinda was awarded the Ashoka Fellowship in recognition of her role in catalyzing entrepreneurship among Kenya’s rural and urban youth. Wamuyu founded the Youth Banner.

Mrs. Shariffa Keshavjee

Founder Member
Shariffa Keshavjee is an active girl guide.She started in 1957 as a brownie. After being invested as a girl guide, she was a guide leader and finally represented WAGGGS on the United Nations. She is currently an Honorary Associate of the World Association of girl Guides and Girl Scouts. She is the National Vice Chair for Kenya Girl Guides Association. As a founder member of Hawkers Market Girls Centre, she continues to encourage the 20 girls at the centre annually to do their best – which is the promise of the 10 million girl guides all over the world. She is a founder member of Gucha Girls Centre and Starehe Girls Centre.

Mrs. Wangui Nyoike

Guide leader, Trainer, Mentor and Community Developer, Wanyoike has been instrumental and active in the affairs of HMGC and has given valuable input in the running of the center


Mrs. Nasreen Molloo

Mrs. Isabella Arsenwah
Centre Manager
“I like working at the Centre because it gives me fulfillment in life. I was once like the girls and I have made it until where I am and I am able to give back to the society by changing the girls’ way of life”.