Thursday, April 14, 2016
JUDY NZEKI CROWNED FACE OF KENYA USA 2016
Judy Nzeki, An exemplary ambassador who defined the mission of face of Kenya practically, both with her community interactions prior to the event and during the event fundraised $4,200 for Tumaini international.
She is an ambasador orphaned as a child to HIV, supported by Tumaini for a decade and has decided her funds will be used for a Face of Kenya scholarships for needy children that she will help decide the recipients.
The achievements and commitment of the contestants at such a tender age not only impressive but left many moved beyond words. Issues addressed included Autism, Fitness, Athletics, women empowerment, Men Impacting change among others.
FUNDS RAISED FOR CHARITY OF CHOICE
CONTESTANTS AMOUNT CHARITY
Judy Nzeki $4,200 Tumaini International.
Marie Ojiambo $1,500 Sickle strong initiatives
Catherine Nyajure $1,550 St Elizabeth Education centre
Ken Kiboro $2,060 Tumaini International
Judith Ngugi $1,000 Lanet Nakuru Water project.
Cynthia Nyongesa $1,365 Inter. association of Arts healthcare
Valentine Waithera $1,300 Kenya Education Fund
Malaika Kibunguchy $800 Karibu Centre Thika
Evalyne Kogi $ 1,465 Special caregivers space
Rose Njeri $2,100 Kenya students schools supply
Hellen Kamau $2,145 Off the blocks kids athletics
Marsha Lily $1150 Autism Society of Kenya
The contestants has had 4 months to achieve goals including promoting Kenya, Bringing community cohesion, youth empowerment and fundraising for a charity of choice. They have really shown leadership, and their commitment to the cause only proves that the Diaspora youth is ready to engage with Kenya productively given a platform.
100% of funds raised goes to charity of choice, hence Face of Kenya platform needs sponsors and community individuals to keep the momentum high. As we speak Dubai, Canada and France are waiting for the launch. To become a community pillar or a contestant.
Via: Face of Kenya