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Zuri awards celebrates unsung women heroes

The key focus of Zuri is SDG 5, which focuses on gender equality.

In Summary

• Those creating positive change in communities among those feted

Miss Africa Sylvia Mochabo, Miss World Kenya Maria Wavinya and Mr World Kenya Franklyne Asoyo
Miss Africa Sylvia Mochabo, Miss World Kenya Maria Wavinya and Mr World Kenya Franklyne Asoyo
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Zuri Awards recently held an event at Villa Rosa Kempiski to recognise and support unsung women heroes in our communities.

It feted women dedicated to creating positive change through work in their communities, inspiring other women through exceptional displays of leadership or rising against all odds and being courageous in the face of adversity.

 

The key focus of Zuri is the Sustainable Development Goal 5, which focuses on gender equality.

 

Among those in attendance were Public Service CAS Rachel Shebesh and Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu

Jackline Obago receives the Innovation category award from Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu
Jackline Obago receives the Innovation category award from Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu
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Jackline Odhiambo receives the Public Service category award from Public Service CAS Rachel Shebesh
Jackline Odhiambo receives the Public Service category award from Public Service CAS Rachel Shebesh
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Ruth Kaveke receives a Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) honoree award from Irish Deputy Ambassador Lisa Doherty
Ruth Kaveke receives a Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) honoree award from Irish Deputy Ambassador Lisa Doherty
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Beatrice Malaika receives the Special Category award from Kepsa chair Eva Muraya
Beatrice Malaika receives the Special Category award from Kepsa chair Eva Muraya
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Hearts of Ruiru Sports Centre founder Mary Mbaka and her daughter receive the Sports category award from Oracle Business Finance Africa's Dorothy Sagwe
Hearts of Ruiru Sports Centre founder Mary Mbaka and her daughter receive the Sports category award from Oracle Business Finance Africa's Dorothy Sagwe
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