Isaac Mwaura Bio, Age, Wife, Babies, Education, Net worth

Isaac Maigua Mwaura

Biography of Isaac Mwaura

Isaac Mwaura is a Kenyan politician, a disability advocate and a former (2017-2022) nominated Senator. In the Senate he represents Persons with Disabilities. Mwaura was also a member of parliament representing special interest group.

On 16th March 2023, President William Ruto appointed Mwaura as a Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary.

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Quick facts about senator Isaac Mwaura

Full name: Mwaura Isaac Maigua

Nickname: Mzungu wa Ruiru

Place of birth: Githunguri, Kiambu County

Year of birth: 1982

Age: 42 years

Occupation/Profession: Politician

Wife: Nelius Mukami

Mother: Grace Mwaura

Current position: Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary

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Isaac Mwaura age

Mwaura was born in 1982 in Githunguri in Kiambu County, he is 42 years old.

Isaac Mwaura family

Isacc was raised together with his elder brother by a single mother named Grace Mwaura. Despite the love care and protection from his mother and family Mwaura faced discrimination from neighbours owing to his skin color.

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Isaac Mwaura Education Background

Mwaura joined Thika School for the Blind which was a national special primary school that admitted pupils who are visually challenged and those with albinism for his primary education. He sat for KCPE and come out with flying colours emerging the top pupil in KCPE in 1996. His performance got him a chance at Starehe Boys Centre, the best performing school in Nairobi but due to his condition he opted for Thika High School of Blind in1997.

When Mwaura was done with his Secondary education he joined Kenyatta University 2002 and studied bachelor’s degree in Special Education French Studies and in Japanese. He then studied diploma in Public Relations Management in Kenya Institute of Management .

In 2012 Mwaura graduated master’s degree in social and public Policy from the University of Leeds in United Kingdom and master’s in arts in Development Studies from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University which is in  South Africa.

In 2016, Mwaura was awarded with the honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities.

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Isaac Mwaura Career Background

Mwaura have worked for Organizations supporting persons with disability both nationally and internationally. In 2004 was appointed as a member of board of directors to the National Council for the
Persons with Disabilities.

In 2006 he worked with African Union of the Blind as the Regional Programme Coordinator. He then worked as the head of communication and public relations under National Council of Persons with Disability.

In 2007 he worked with Uraia Trust Civic Education Programme as the officer in charge of National Civic Education Programme. He worked as the Programme Development Advisor on Human Rights Voluntary Services Overseas.

He then worked as the Senior Adviser on Special Interest Groups to Raila Odinga. Mwaura is a founder member and National Coordinator and the Chairman of Albinism Society of Kenya,

In the senate he represents persons with disability and in the parliament representing special interest group.

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Isaac Mwaura Wife

Senator Mwaura married Nelius Mukami in 2015.

Senator Isaac Mwaura’s children

Former nominated Senator, Isaac Mwaura and his wife Nelius Mukami sharing a photo of their only surviving child of the triplets.

Mwaura’s wife conceived triplets which she gave birth after 8 months, a girl and 2 boys. However, they lost 1 boy and the girl as they were born prematurely (weighing approximately 1kg each).

Isaac Mwaura Awards

In 2016, he was honoured with the First Class Chief of the Burning Spear (CBS) by former President Uhuru Kenyatta.

In 2019, Mwaura was renowned during the United Nation’s 40th Human Rights Council Convention in Geneva for fighting for human rights.

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Isaac Mwaura Net worth

There is no information available on Hon. Mwaura Net worth at the moment.

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Frequently asked questions about Senator Isaac Mwaura

Who is Senator Mwaura family?

The honorable senator come from a single parenthood family. His mother is Grace Mwaura. Mwura has one elder brother.

Who is Isaac Mwaura’s wife?

Nelius Mukami is the wife to former senator Mwaura

How old is Isaac Mwaura?

he is 42 years old.

Who is Isaac Mwaura?

Isaac is a former nominated senator under president Uhuru regime.

Is Isaac Mwaura still a senator?

Mwaura was a nominated senator from 2017-2022. However, he tried to vie for Ruiru Parliamentary seat but lost to Simon King’ara Ng’ang’a at UDA nominations.

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Isaac Mwaura appointment

Despite losing in UDA nominations, on April 22, 2022, William Ruto appointed Mwaura to be in the National presidential Campaign Team. He headed Kiambu County campaign team.

On 16th March 2023, President William Ruto appointed Mwaura as a Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary.