In September 2011, a fire destroyed homes and Killed over a 100 people in Sinai Slum of Nairobi. Birdi witnessed the appalling sights and the suffering the people underwent touched her deeply and she resolved to do something to help. In parliament Birdi commonly known as Sonia is focused on advocating for the availability of water all over the country because water is life. She also advocates for environmental conservation and is passionate about better infrastructure to improve the working conditions for the people of Makadara.
21st March 2013 → 16th July 2017
Started 2013 of Departmental Committee on Environment & Natural Resources