Mjengo Ltd Offers Widow A Job Courtesy Of Thika Township MCA.

From left Mjengo Ltd's Ass. HR Manager Anne Ndunda, Eunice Wanjiku, Mjengo Ltd's  Public Relations Manager Mrs. Geraldine Wangia Thika Township MCA and his personal assistant during the event to accommodate Eunice into the company's workforce.
No one knows the pain of losing a loved one that he who loses the closes person in their life and the only breadwinner in the family.

That is the situation that Eunice Wanjiku found herself in after the loss of her beloved husband Benson Kamita Waithumbi on the 12th of February 2017, leaving her without anyone to look after her very young family.

So, when Thika Township MCA Kennedy heard about her plight, he promised to assist her secure a job and his request was well received by the management of Mjengo Ltd who asked her to report for work immediately.

Speaking to the press after signing Eunice in as their new employee, Mjengo Ltd Assistant Human Resource Manager Anne Ndunda reckoned that Wanjiku’s case was brought to them by the MCA and after evaluating it, they immediately accepted to help so as to help her raise her two young kids without any problem.

Anne added that Eunice’s case was not the only one the company had handled adding that it was the company’s policy to assist members of the community in whatever way they could.

Her sentiments were echoed by the company’s Public Relations Manager Mrs. Geraldine Wangia who said; “As part of the company’s CSR programme to assist the deserving cases in the community, we took Wanjiku’s case and offered to employ her so that she can move on with her life even after what happened. We know that the husband was the family’s breadwinner so her admission to this company will go a long way in assisting the family pay their bills.” 

Hon. Kentams said that when they issue was brought to him, they discussed with Eunice on the best long-term solution that she was best suited for her case and they settled on seeking for her employment.

He thanked the management of Mjengo Ltd. for their kind gesture adding that by Eunice earning regularly, her kinds would not suffer greatly due to the loss of their father. He urged other companies to emulate this gesture and work with the locals for the betterment of the whole community.

“I will not take for granted the offer by Mjengo Ltd. for not many will chip in for a needy case such as this one. I would also like to appeal to all our leaders and the privileged in our midst to always keep the less privileged and the needy in mind. If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD--and he will repay you,” he said.

Eunice was just speechless but managed to thank both the MCA and her new employer for coming to her aid at her time of need.

“I thank you all from the bottom of my heart. I can only pray that God bless you and your families abundantly,” she said.


Kamita met his death in February through a road accident at the Thika flyover near Ngoingwa Estate. At the time of his demise, he was a taxi operator in Thika.

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