Abiah Expressions is an artsy social enterprise started in 2009 with interests in beadwork, african purses, writing, graphics and interior design, photography, music and the arts in general.

To impact humanity with the expressions of God-given gifts and talents in various forms.

“Anyone who develops his or her gifts and talents will become a commodity.”

~ Myles Munroe ~

Meet Adnah McKenna, CEO

Adnah McKenna is a grade nine aspiring lawyer and an artist who is passionate about music, photography, research, writing, and design. She owns Abiah Expressions – an Artsy Company and volunteers as a part-time arts teacher in one of the schools in Kibera, Nairobi.

The Aspiring Lawyer: Adnah is on a career path towards corporate law. She is interested in business transactions, engagements, and negotiations.

The Artist: Adnah is a singer and guitarist. She sings informally at family and friends’ weddings and other social events. She has one debut single ‘Under His Wings’.

As a photographer, her interest is in micro & still life and has won gold and silver medals in East Africa Students Convention.

In research and writing, she has contributed to the local magazines on articles on teens, online gaming for kids, spoken word and patriotism.

The Entrepreneur: Adnah owns an artsy entrepreneurship company, Abiah Expressions which she founded in 2009. She makes African purses and does beadwork, writing, graphics and interior design, and the arts.

She is active in retail selling, customer service, and project management. She has also managed several book tables, distributing and selling Bibles, and Christian literature.

The Community Worker: Adnah is a volunteer part-time arts teacher at Oasis Schools in Kibera slum through her arts program ‘crafting for teeny-weeny hands’ that seeks to ‘empower a creative world, one child at a time.’ She’s compassionate about needy children living in dire poor conditions and to this effect, she feeds and interacts with one young street boy in Adams Arcade, Nairobi. In her adult life, she plans on running an orphanage to take care of
children who have no one to care for them.

Family Life: Adnah lives with her father and mother in Nairobi. She has two siblings; her sister Ella Amani and brother Ethan Imara, whom she adores.

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