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Rongai Landlady Who waived January Rent For Tenants Reveals Why She Does Not Give Tithe In Church

After drawing national attention by waiving her tenants' January rent, Martha Wanjiru gave a speech on tithing. The 37-year-old said she did not contribute offerings at church in a widely shared video announcing the waiver to her tenants. The kind woman spoke with about her choice and how preachers influenced it.

As a result of waiving rent for residents in January, Ongata Rongai apartment owner Martha Wanjiru gained notoriety. She has now spoken out against tithing. She informed her renters of the rent waiver while the World Cup final was taking place. "Mimi sipelekangi pesa kanisa nyinyi ndio kanisa yangu, '' she said

The 37-year-old mother of one claimed in an interview with that she would want to utilize the funds to assist those who are in need.

Wanjiru bemoaned the commercialization of religion and said that some clerics were amassing fortune at the expense of their flocks. The landlady, who alternates between living in Germany and Kenya, claims that she is opposed to making pastors wealthy in the face of widespread human need.

“Religion is now a business and I would not like to make a pastor rich. I would rather help someone and see the positive impact I had in their lives.” she added.

Content created and supplied by: Gee Mwaniki (via Opera News )

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