Video:Former presidents’ tea girl living in abject poverty
This is the sad story of a 75-year-old woman who has worked and cooked for all of Kenya’s three presidents. But Magdalene Wangui is now living in abject poverty, despite dedicating 33 years of her life to Harambee House as a tea girl/messenger. Magdalene, who now lives in the county of Kiambu says she was sacked without any explanation after Kibaki’s administration took power in 2002. And as NTV’s Rose Wangui reports, the woman says she has never received a single penny of her retirement benefits.