Chief Justice Martha Koome shares her early Christmas gifts with children from the Mogra Rescue Centre, off Kiambu road. Koome was accompanied by DCJ Philomena Mwilu and other judges and the Supreme Court of Kenya staff.
Koome was born to a peasant family in Kithiu village in Meru county but she beat all odds and is currently an internationally recognised human rights defender and an Appellate Judge.She has 33 years of experience in legal practice under her belt and a significant portion of those years has been in public service as a defender of human rights.
Koome's husband, Kiragu, serves as the chairperson of the Habitat for Humanity-Kenya.He leads various programs that help communities develop proper housing, water use, sanitation, energy access and land tenure.
Outside the corridors of justice, she spends time mentoring both male and female students in the country. On March 4, 2022, she hosted form four candidates from Mugoiri Girls and Alliance Girls High Schools at her office.
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