Street urchin for more than 15 years, big-hearted Chef Mary Wanjiru gives back to Mathare society

She was a street urchin for more than 15 years in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Dejected and devastated, her life was without a compass. Two decades later, Mary Wanjiru, now a renowned chef in Mathare, Nairobi has devoted her life to giving back to the very society where she grew up. Our reporter David Muthoka caught up with the mother of four at her home in Mlango Kubwa.