Irine Anyango, is a 19-year-old female footballer leaving in Kisumu County, Dago sub-location at a village called k’ogony.
she was the first born and completed her secondary education in 2018. Through football, she is able to support her family financially being that her father passed on. She has been playing football since primary school and she was able to be awarded several certificates, among them the best teen football player.
Irine is also good at shaggy mat knitting, soap and bead making. Lack of proper sporting equipment like boots, attires, and socks hinders her from achieving her desired dreams.
Through sports for change project by KEFEADO at Sinyolo primary school in Kisumu West, she was able to interact, show her talent and network with other like-minded people.
Through the talks from mentors, especially on girl power and gender equality, she was able to know her rights and can defend herself when someone tries to abuse her.
Her mat knitting, soap, and bead making business has not been good due to lack of capital to buy the materials but she hopes to expand her business if given a chance.