SJA Ujama Community Award Finalist Kenya & Friends in the Park

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Nominated for the SJA Ujama Community Award

Nominee Profile: Lydia Tett Olet UK

Lydia Tett Olet stands as a beacon of philanthropy and community leadership in the UK Kenyan community and beyond. With an unwavering commitment to uplifting her community, Lydia has dedicated herself to various charitable endeavours, notably spearheading the reconstruction of a school in the Kibera slums, Nairobi Kenya.

Beyond her philanthropic efforts, Lydia is a dynamic force within Kenyan community events, where she imparts cultural wisdom, serves as a motivational speaker, and shines as a master of ceremonies. Her talk show, “Stand Out Speak Up,” amplifies voices and champions important discussions.

A financial advisor specialising in insurance, Lydia not only empowers individuals to secure their financial futures but also leverages her expertise to drive investments back home in Kenya.

Through her signature event, Kenya & Friends in the Park, Lydia has facilitated opportunities for Kenyans to realize their dreams of ownership and education, exemplified by the establishment of a safe haven school for the less privileged.

Lydia’s greatest motivation stems from her role as a single mother to three beautiful daughters. Their well-being fuels her determination to create a better world, where kindness, understanding, and generosity reign supreme.
In the face of challenges, including a lack of support within her own community, Lydia remains steadfast in her authenticity, guided by the belief that “It Can Only Be God.”

As the visionary behind Kenya & Friends in the Park, Lydia has fostered a sense of belonging for Kenyans abroad, offering a Home Away From Home for nearly a decade. Despite obstacles, such as venue procurement, Lydia’s perseverance has ensured the event’s continued success, culminating in its upcoming ninth year at Ealing Common.

For Lydia, receiving recognition is not just about personal accolades but serves as a testament to the power of hard work and dedication. She seeks to inspire others to strive for excellence, knowing that genuine effort can touch lives and effect positive change. With a heart set on supporting others in achieving generational wealth and rewriting their narratives, Lydia Tett Olett embodies the true essence of a role model and community champion.

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Lydia Tett Olet – Kenya in the Park UK 

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