x Eve Woman Wellness Readers Lounge Leisure and Travel My Man Bridal Health Relationships Parenting About Us Digital News Videos Opinions Cartoons Education E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise BULK SMS E-Learning Digger Classified The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
Login ×
BTV
VAS
DCX
RMS

I wrote my first book at seven- Serita Turner

Young Women - By Alex Wakhisi | February 9th 2017 at 07:50:00 GMT +0300
Benjamin Sakwa/ STANDARD

10-year-old Serita Turner writes on how to embrace national cohesion

Serita Turner, wrote her first book at the age of four years targeting to promote cohesion and unity in the country with a focus on children who she feels can be instrumental in changing the society.

To foster national cohesion and unity in the country, we must start with school-going children to teach them virtues and nationalism.

To achieve this, I decided to write a book titled 'Adventures Bring Change' and other stories to bring to the attention how the mindset of the children should be nurtured to embrace integration and cohesion.

At the age of seven years old I published my first book with a focus on how to achieve cohesion and integration in the country.

Even though the book targets children, the book is of great ideal not only to the children but even adults who encourage individualism and tribalism.

My focus lies on people who feel they can do better alone than embracing the other people or people from other tribes to work together.

  1. READ MORE
  2. 1. Tips for successful risk taking
  3. 2. How to soar in your career: Tips by Ogutu Okudo, Forbes 30 under 30
  4. 3. Woman left mortified after making hilarious error 30 seconds into huge job interview
  5. 4. Moving up: How far are you willing to go for your career?

The book also targets to kill tribalism which has 'eaten' up the country and we must stop it by instilling virtues among children to change the society.

National cohesion should be incorporate in the education system if we want this country to foster unity and peace.

Children can be the best medium to lead in crusading for unity as they will have an impact on their parents.

To the write the book, I drew my inspiration from former USA president Barrack Obama who has helped this nation through donations in several fields like Health and Education.

Obama tried his level best to make the world a better place and we should emulate from him to make this world better for everyone.

In Kenya, one person leads as others watch on the fence and if we instill virtues in the children then they will be able to understand the fact that they can take part in the leadership through collaboration with us.

I want children to see each other as equal as before the eyes of God and it is through this that they will be able to work together and foster unity in this country.

Through the love for reading and writing stories I have started my Serita series working on the second book-Keys to be a leader.

I developed a reading culture at the age of four years through the support of Jumpstart programs.

Currently, I am one of the brand ambassadors of the digital learning school in Africa (Dschool).


Career SeritaTurner

Top Stories

'I cheated at work and now husband wants me to quit job I love'
Marriage Advice - By Mirror


Meghan Markle and Harry's 'billion dollar brand' will be 'catastrophic' for Kate Middleton
Entertainment - By Mirror


Woman dubbed world's first Covid patient who vanished from Wuhan a year ago still missing
Health - By Mirror


Kelly Rowland shows off baby bump as she's days away from due date
Entertainment - By Mirror


'My husband having an affair was the best thing that happened to our marriage'
Marriage Advice - By Mirror


Meghan and Harry's royal exit left 'a lot of hurt feelings on all sides',
Entertainment - By Mirror


Girl code: I should have dated the boring campus guy
Girl Talk - By Beryl Wanga Itindi


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West quit marriage counselling as he 'instructs lawyers'
Entertainment - By Mirror


Rev Dr Emily Onyango appointed first woman bishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya
Achieving Woman - By Derrick Oluoch


US First Lady Melania Trump snubs Jill Biden, refuses to show her around White House
Entertainment - By Mirror


Latest Stories

New year's resolutions: How to hold yourself accountable
Young Women - By Audrey Masitsa


Working from home with a pet improves our wellbeing, says psychologist
Young Women - By Mirror


Five achievable resolutions you can make for 2021
Young Women - By Audrey Masitsa


How to deal with parents who object to your creative career
Young Women - By Audrey Masitsa


How to have a healthy relationship with social media
Young Women - By Audrey Masitsa


How to concentrate all day long with no brain fog
Young Women - By Mirror


How to cope with moving back home
Young Women - By Audrey Masitsa


E-commerce is more than just posting pictures on social media
Young Women - By Sylvia Wakhisi


Stay Ahead!

Access premium content only available
to our subscribers.

Or Login With Your Standard Account
Support independent journalism

Please enter your email address to continue

Support independent journalism
×
Create An Account
Support independent journalism
I have an account Log in
Reset Password
Support independent journalism
Log in