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7:00 pm Kisumu Fashion Week 2018 @ Acacia Premier Hotel
Kisumu Fashion Week 2018 @ Acacia Premier Hotel
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Kisumu Fashion Week 2018 @ Acacia Premier Hotel | Kisumu | Kenya
Hey Fashionatics! Its yet that time of the year again, that the Amazing City of Kisumu is hosting its biggest ever fashion celebration event. Kisumu being the fashion capital of the great lakes region. Welcome[...]
10:00 am Kisumu Junk Festival @ Jumuia Hotel
Kisumu Junk Festival @ Jumuia Hotel
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Kisumu Junk Festival @ Jumuia Hotel | Kisumu | Kenya
This is an aspirational and family friendly experience around junk food, live music, perfect weather and our social Masai market, art and music. For tickets/partnership/sponsor – 0727869367, Jay Dreamer
+254780168178 corporate@amazingkisumu.co.ke

Young Leaders in Kisumu Awarded Last Night

Tracy Obimo - The Media Personality of the year 2018

The Kisumu Youth Awards competition finally came to its end last night at the Victoria Comfort Inn. The gala event was invitation only, having been organized by a consortium of various organizations working with the youth in the great city of Kisumu.

Five categories were in contention, to showcase who is the best in matters youth activism in the areas of violence against women and young girls, which was the theme of this year’s contest, as indicated by the Kisumu Youth Awards convener, Brian Magwaro.

Also, there were other special categories recognizing the efforts various leaders for what they have been doing in the society to better the lives of women and young girls from gender-based violence.

The winners were:

  • Male Young Leader of the Year 2018 – Ronnie Otieno of Child Ambassadors
  • Female Young Leader of the Year 2018 – Hyral Matete of Angels of Sunset
  • Safe Space Champion of the Year 2018 – Mercy Akinyi Odondo of Gender Dialogues Kenya
  • Media Personality of the Year 2018 – Tracy Obimo of Tracey Writes
  • Health Champion of the Year 2018 – Winnie Anyango of Wing It Up Kenya

All the nominees who participated in the competition were also awarded certificates of appreciation for the good works they are doing in their communities.

The special award categories went to three women who have taken bold steps in the fight against violence on women and girls.leaders

These were:

  • Aluoch Oito – a PR practitioner, and also an investigative journalist focusing mostly on violence against women and girls
  • Betty Okero of CSO Network, and
  • Easter Achieng of KEFEADO

Congratulations to all the winners. let’s keep the fire burning.

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