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Prisons are no daycare centres: The plight of inmates raising children behind bars

By Mercy Kahenda Nancy Chepkoech is serving a jail term at the Nakuru GK Women Prison alongside her three-year-old son Felix Kipkemoi. When Health & Science […]

Clean Start Webinar- International day of the Girl 2020.

Register in advance for our Zoom Webinar on 8th October 2020 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm EAT (Nairobi) Click here: We will be celebrating the International […]

Silver lining for prisoners after gates opened

Teresa Wanjiku Njoroge interview on her journey to helping prisoners after finishing her term at Lang’ata Prison [David Njaaga,Standard] Sitting in prison one year into her […]
Global recognition for Kenyan woman who helps ex-cons

Global recognition for Kenyan woman who helps ex-cons

In Summary Teresa Njoroge, CEO and Co-Founder of Clean Start, has been shortlisted by the Global Thinkers Forum for the 2018 Award for Excellence as African […]
Metis Collective Feature Teresa Njoroge


CO-FOUNDER & CEO, CLEAN START SOLUTIONS Bold Idea: Equip incarcerated adolescent girls with skills to enter employment, education, or entrepreneurship when they leave prison. Lower recidivism rates, […]

Being behind bars was a blessing, not a curse – Former banker

Teresa Njoroge is a mother, a wife and a co-founder of Clean-start a enterprise that brings individuals, professionals and institutions to engage prisoners and former jailbirds […]
Pearls And Heels- Teresa Njoroge

Pearls And Heels: Teresa Njoroge

Our Pearls And Heels lady today is Teresa Njoroge. Teresa Njoroge is the founder of a hybrid social enterprise called Clean Start. Teresa seeks to positively impact and transform the […]
Teresa Njoroge featured on Acumen


A former banker from Kiambu, Kenya, Teresa is bridging the gap between incarceration and social reintegration in Kenya especially for female ex-convicts. She is the founder […]
East Africa Criminal Justice Civil Society e-network

Hosting the second exchange visit under the East Africa Criminal Justice Civil Society e-network

From 3-5 February 2016, six NGOs from Uganda and Kenya participated in an exchange visit organised and hosted by the African Prisons Project (APP) in partnership with […]