Rashid Wamela


Rashid Wamela





Rashid was born in Bungoma County, Kenya, and grew up in Nairobi. His educational journey began at Magale Primary, followed by Mbale Secondary School for his O Level studies and then back to Magale Secondary School for his A Levels where he completed in 2017.

In 2021, Rashid embarked on his higher education adventure, enrolling at USIU-Africa to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international relations under the Mastercard Foundation Scholar Program. During his time at USIU-Africa, Rashid was an active and engaged student. He dedicated his time to various on-campus and off-campus activities, demonstrating his commitment to personal and community development.

His leadership qualities shone when he served as the President of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars at USIU-Africa from 2023 to 2024. Additionally, Rashid participated in the Resolution Project Fellowship in 2023 held in Nairobi, where he emerged the winner and beneficiary of the program with the MbuziBora social venture.