From Nairobi Slums To The Us, How Dancing Changed The Life Of A 26-year-old Girl

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From Nairobi Slums To The Us, How Dancing Changed The Life Of A 26-year-old Girl

A 26-year-old girl known as Moesh Kibibi Tajiri has been able to utilize her talent and is now one of the most successful dancers from Kenya.

The now 26-year-old was born and raised in Majengo Slums in Nairobi where she lived with her parents for 13 years before they passed away.

Moesh was then forced to go and live in the streets where she faced numerous challenges including being rained on and even escaped attempted rape twice.

According to kenyans.co.ke, Moesh started to sell some groundnuts in gikomba to be able to cater for her school fees in high school. 

She used to stay in a Ksh 300 house by then. She passed through form one as she also took some dance lessons.

She and her friends would join to form a dance group called Focus Beyond imagination dance crew Kenya of chichi they participated in the first season of the sakata show and came out in the second place.

They would also participate in the second season and they Emerged the best and the group was awarded Ksh 1 million, this is where Moesh life started to change. 

She has ever since participated in many dance competitions being the first female founding member of the award-winning FBI dance crew.

She also won the best young female dancer in Africa some time back. Moesh has represented Kenya and Africa at large in some of the grandest international dance stages in the US.

We wish her all the best as she continues to inspire many not to neglect their talents.

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