10 charming photos of Kenya’s youngest deputy county commissioner, Rehema Kiteto Kenya news

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  • Rehema Kiteto was born in Samburu village in 1997 in Kinango constituency, Kwale county
  • Kiteto firmly believed that she had something to offer the national government when she applied for the job
  • She was one of 200 new lucky county administrators in a similar capacity that the government recently posted

When the Civil Service Commission (PSC) announced 450 vacancies for deputy county commissioners in 2020, 24-year-old Rehema Kiteto was among the candidates.

Rehema Kiteto applied for the position in 2020. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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Fresh out of college and without any professional experience, Kiteto firmly believed that she had something to offer the national government if she got the plum administration post.

“I saw the ad and immediately applied. I then crossed my fingers as I had no connection other than fulfilling all the qualifications listed,“she recently told Nation.

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Rehema Kiteto was born in Kwale County in 1997.
Rehema Kiteto is a social worker. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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Much to her surprise, the woman who has always been fascinated by service to the people was invited to her successful interview and was deployed to Bomet Central.

Rehema Kiteto is only 24 years old.
Rehema Kiteto (2nd from left) spends her free time with the women she mentors. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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She was one of 200 lucky new County Trustees in a similar capacity that the government recently appointed.

A graduate in Sociology, English and Literature from Egerton University, she was born in Samburu village in 1997 in Kinango constituency, Kwale County.

Rehema Kiteto is currently the Deputy County Commissioner at Bomet Central.
Rehema Kiteto believes in empowering women. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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She attended Mwasere Girls High School in Voi where she performed well in her national exams and was fortunate enough to secure a place at Nakuru University for undergraduate studies in Arts, English, Literature and sociology between 2015 and 2019.

Rehema Kiteto is a graduate of Egerton University.
Rehema Kiteto is convinced that her age would not deter her from her current job. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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While on campus, Kiteto discovered she was a good writer, and a six-month internship opportunity at Standard Group Limited (Nakuru office) came at the right time just as she graduated.

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Rehema Kiteto holds a BA in English Literature and Sociology.
Rehema Kiteto founded Samburu Hands of Compassion to empower women. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
Source: UGC

“It was an overwhelming experience. I loved the profession and planned to go back to school and do a graduate degree in journalism. It was until my dad thought otherwise. to my career in the media industry. I tried to defend my interests, but lost to dad and ended up at home; something that hadn’t crossed my mind “, she told Citizen Digital in June 2021.

After completing her internship, she landed another in County Kwale, but this time as a social worker.

10 charming photos of Kenya's youngest deputy county commissioner, Rehema Kiteto
Rehema Kiteto attended Mwasere Girls’ High School in Voi. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
Source: UGC

Her second internship opened her eyes to the world of the many social advocacy opportunities through Samburu Hands of Compassion which she founded to mentor young girls and women.

Kiteto interned with the Standard Group Limited.
Rehema Kiteto as President of the Kwale Youth Assembly. Photo: Rehema Kiteto.
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As I continued in my community advocacy roles, I secured the position of youth leader representing my neighborhood as well as vice-chair and chair of the Kwale Youth Assembly Gender Integration Committee. This assembly was formed in 2019 “ she said.

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