Millicent Cassianes

Millicent Cassianes is a teacher who has broken barriers in the field.

She is an educator at BL Tezza Special School for the Deaf in Karunga, Nakuru County.

Her daily activities involve uplifting young children neglected in the community due to their disability.

She founded the school with just a few students but it has gained a lot of popularity and received support from wellwishers.

Her teaching technique incorporates ICT and practical objects to empower young minds.

In September she was nominated for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2023, which carries a cash prize of Ksh152.5 million (USD 1 million).