About Tiplus Washington

Who we are

Tiplus Washington

My life, My future, My choice

In South King County of Washington, USA, we promote Holistic Youth Development among Youth from Low-Income Communities by Mitigating Psycho-Social impacts of Immigration. We achieve this through acculturation processes, Life-Skills Training, and Youth-focused Programming that is both Culturally relevant and responsive.

In KENYA Tiplus offers Psycho-social support to abandoned children, adolescents & Teens in their diversities like orphanhood and Born Positives through community programs that promote education, skills building, and self-sufficiency.

In Both set-ups, Tiplus (Teenagers Plus) informed by our belief in personal choice and autonomy as captured by the slogan "My life, My future, My choice", that, though bound by adverse situations either circumstantial or environmental, ultimately, the choices we make daily can help us overcome these issues by identifying and utilizing locally available resources within ourselves, our families and community.

Tiplus_Global is the Vehicle which brings all these features together, through awareness, education, advocacy, resource mobilization, and Programing to give each child, Teen, Youth in all their diversities, equal opportunity to become the best version of themself as envisioned by God.

The world is their playfield. Let the Young Ones Grow, Thrive, and fully Come alive.

  • Website: www.tipluswashington.org / www.tiplus.org
  • Email: tiplus.org@gmail.com
  • Twitter: @teenagersPlus
  • Address: 1305 S 312th St (Suite 101) Federal Way WA, 98003.

Tiplus Washington Management Team
Bakhita Kariuki is a graduated senior from Kent Meridian High School whose interests lie in studying Multimedia in college to learn the skills of becoming a professional video editor in the near future. Her relationship with Tiplus has been strenghtened due to her involvement as a mentee with the Tiplus teen mentorship group, "Brother.Sister.Keeper". As a mentee trainee, she is fully committed to reach out to other youth within Washington and to serve those who are in need.

Is a recent college graduate from the University of Washington that has her BA in Arts, Media & Culture and a minor in Education. She is a woman after God's heart who has experience working with kids ranging from birth through young adult years. Her experience started a while back when at the tender age of 16, she became a peer mentor with Tplus C.B.O, Kenya in the years 2010-2013 . She then worked as a teacher and camp counselor for the YMCA, WA in the years 2016-2018 and then at Vision House,WA as a Pre-School Teacher from 2019-2020. Her passion for the youth also led her to being among the leaders of a youth bible study group from the years 2016-2020 which gave her the platform to work with young African immigrants who needed a place where they could feel at home. She now works as the Program Director for Tplus_WA and is in charge of leading an all girls mentorship group that seeks to help promote cultural awareness as a means to boost their confidence in their wholistic identity and eventually help to eradicate teen suicide here in WA state.

A Positive Life Enthusiast, With a Humanistic Background Based on Human Resilience, Autonomy, Individual, Family & Community Empowerment. Annah is a Rights-Based and Population-Specific Advocate and invests in Social Justice and Community Empowerment Events. She Has a History in Civil Society Movement locally & Regionally both in Kenya & the US. Her Background Includes Advocacy On Global issues in Policies and Governance affecting Women and Children especially the Vulnerable populations. She is the President of Tiplus_WA / Kenya and Executive Director of St.Bakhita Childrens' Home in Limuru, and Tiplus_Village in Sagana, Kenya A Staunch Catholic and Mother of 4 Grown Children.