Monicah is from Nanyuki and is 16 years old. Before her mother died of cancer in 2008, her parents were separated - since then she has been staying with her father. In primary school, Monicah was a Kenya Scout, where she was able to develop leadership skills and involve herself in the local community. She has an explorative character and enjoys traveling and seeing new places.
Monicah has a bright personality and a strong sense of humor. When she’s not cracking jokes, she enjoys running and other kinds of exercise. She hopes to use her experience at Daraja as a foundation to fulfill her dream of becoming a journalist.