Esther Kalenzi is a Ugandan social entrepreneur[1] and founder of 40 Days Over 40 Smiles, a charity organization that supports vulnerable children and helps them access quality education.[2][3][4][5] She won the 2013 Young Achievers Award in the Heroes category.[6]

Esther Kalenzi
Esther Kalenzi

Occupationsocial entrepreneur

Early life edit

Esther is the last born of four children. She went to Nabisunsa Girls' Secondary School, Aga Khan High School and Uganda Christian University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in mass communication.[7]

Awards and recognition edit

References edit

  1. ^ "The smile that lights up 100 orphans’ faces Retrieved October 1, 2018
  2. ^ "Charity and fun at the 40 days over 40 smiles fundraiser Retrieved October 1, 2018
  3. ^ "Women of Africa: Motivating Ugandans to make orphans smile". Retrieved October 1, 2018
  4. ^ "Her generosity towards Uganda’s vulnerable moves Queen Elizabeth II" Retrieved October 1, 2018
  5. ^ "Our target is those children that society forgets” – Meet Uganda’s Beautiful Heart Esther Kalenzi" Retrieved October 1, 2018
  6. ^ "Young achievers recognised Retrieved October 21, 2018
  7. ^ "Babe of the week: Kalenzi working hard to bring about 40 smiles Archived 2018-10-21 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved October 1, 2018
  8. ^ ["Uganda's Esther Kalenzi wins Commonwealth award for Educating vulnerable children" "Women of Africa: Motivating Ugandans to make orphans smile@] Retrieved October 1, 2018
  9. ^ "winners Archived 2019-12-29 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved October 21, 2018