cikuIf you have been keeping it Nairobiwire, you will have noticed that we are big fans of Ciku Muiruri’s daughter, Erica.

While most girls her age are obsessed with belly piercings, crop tops, duck faces and Instagram likes, Erica Gachoka is one of the few young Kenyan personalities doing extraordinary things. The kind that we need more of!!

Last month, Erica spent her holiday travelling with ‘Ahadi Kenya Trust – The Anti-Jigger Campaign’ treating kids in need of medical care.

The volunteer charity work was another reason for her mother to be proud! Previous reasons include scoring straight A’s in her IGCSE exams, taking part in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in her quest to help the BloodLink Foundation raise Sh 4.3 million to purchase a mobile blood donation unit to help needy Kenyans, and also getting the support of First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

The St. Andrew’s Turi alumnus has now left Kenya for the UK to join the University of Nottingham. Her proud mum revealed on social media that Erica will be pursuing a bachelor of Science in Industrial Economics.

Kenyans on social media have been impressed as evidenced by the positive comments on the post. We have sampled some: