July 8, 2014

In Kenya, a pastor with disabilities breaks barriers for others

Print More
Pastor Dawn Gikandi, center, speaks with her mother, Purity, right, alongside some of the women at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Bahati Martyrs' Church in Nairobi's Eastlands area.

RNS photo by Fredrick Nzwili

Pastor Dawn Gikandi, center, speaks with her mother, Purity, right, alongside some of the women at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Bahati Martyrs' Church in Nairobi's Eastlands area.

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Rev. Dawn Gikandi, 31, is a rarity here -- a pastor who is a woman, a theologian, a social media devotee and a disabled person in a country that stigmatizes people who are physically impaired.