Ferdinand Mutua Ferdinand is 67 years old. Now retired from a job with Kenyan Airways, he is in charge of several older people’s groups which engage in a variety of business activities. He helps these groups be as profitable as possible in addition to running his own businesses. He has participated in the Age Demands Action campaign since 2010.
Getrude Mwangi Getrude is 65 years old and is the chairperson of an older people’s group in Nairobi. She makes money by sourcing domestic help for clients and is paid per successful contact made. She also teaches traditional dancing and acts. As part of the Age Demands Action celebrations in Kenya, she even used her acting skills performing in a play to entertain crowds.