The 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize nominees


Kenya, 16 years
Nominated by Kivandeni Orphan Children

Issues: HealthChild Participation

2018 Children's Peace Prize nominee Nduku

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We are children whose voices are not being heard, it is time we are taken into account, we want a world fit for children, because a world fit for children is a world fit for everyone.

Nduku's story

Nduku, 16, lives in Kenya. She grew up in an institution for orphans, and dreams of living on her own. She is in the second year of university and wants to become a teacher, to reach out to children in need or pain. She wants to help other orphans like herself and has empathy for and understanding of the mental and emotional challenges they face. She has the skills to form trusting relationships with others and to help children with their psychological problems.

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