Umulkheir Mohamed is the founder of the Kesho Alliance Organization, a non-profit fighting for quality education and advocacy, especially for young women in Northeastern Kenya-Garissa.
The reality show Ms. President which started airing in January has garnered a lot of support from viewers on Facebook and Twitter with some following the episodes on YouTube. The show follows the a journey of women leaders from across the country going through set tasks that showcase their leadership potentials. So far the show has cut down to its top seven women and Kenyans on twitter and Facebook are already showing their support for their favorite contestants.
One of the most trending hashtags about the show has been #UmiForMsPresident. This is in support of the only contestant representing North Eastern, twenty three year old Umulkheir Harun. She is the founder of The Kesho Alliance an organisation that works with underprivileged women and children in her region. A third year student at USIU, the young lady fondly known as Umi by her friends, started her organization in 2015. Shes lead a lot of mentorship programs in Garissa and initiated Youth E Spaces a program that gives the youth a safe and friendly platform to share ideas and solve problems faced by marginalized groups.
The viewers of the show have followed her growth and successes from the beginning and havent been shy in advocating for her online. The show airs every Wednesday and that’s when most tweets and Facebook posts in support of the young leader sent making it a trending topic.