Nelly Cheboi grew up in poverty in rural Kenya, struggling with basic sustenance and education. Cheboi ultimately received a scholarship in America, worked odd jobs to support her family and discovered her passion for computer science. She came up with a plan to end intergenerational poverty. Leverage the digital economy to provide more opportunities for rural African to make a living. Her organization, TechLit Africa up-cycles old computers to teach digital skills in primary schools. She is on Forbes 30 under 30 list and also the CNN Hero of Year 2022.