A Big Thank You from the ASK Chairman

I take this opportunity to thank all who found time to be with us during the FIRST EVER Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageantry and talent event that we held on Friday 30th November 2018 till 1st Dec 2018 at KICC Comesa grounds.

To begin with, I wish to thank CS’s Amb Gov Ukur Yattani (CS Labour and Social Protection ) and Hon Eugene Wamalwa ( CS Devolution) and CAS Hon Bahari for gracing the occasion.

Thanks a lot senators
1. Sen Irungu Kang’ata
2. Sen Naomi Waqo
3. Sen Agnes Zani
4. Sen Cherargei Samson
5. Sen Dr. Gertrude Musuruve
As your fellow senator and Chairman of the albinism society of KENYA, I am so very grateful for your time and effort. I take note that most of you didn’t confirm your attendance save for Sen Kang’ata. You just showed up. Thanks a lot for this.

1. Hon Moses Kuria
2. Hon Esther Passaris
3. Hon Danittah Ghati
4. Hon Gathiru Major Donc
5. Hon Silvanus Osoro
6. Hon Jaguar

International guests led by the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Disability Prof Maria Soledad, and DFID Director Sarah Montgomery, and who represented the UK High Commissioner to Kenya.
The NALSA members led by spouses of
1. Hon Mrs Walukhe
2. Hon Mrs Mumbi Kimani Kuria
3. Hon Mrs Adero Owuor, Nyakach and many others.

Thanks to commissioners
1. Hon Priscillah Nyokabi – National Gender and Equality Commission
2. Cmmr Washington Sati of the Commission on Administrative Justice

Many leaders of the corporate, govt, Disability and civil society sector including FIDA Kenya, led by CEO Theresa Omondi Adeitan.

Thanks too to delegates from Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Netherlands, UK, Spain and many other countries.

We are grateful to both local and International media including the Standard Group ( Main media partner), Kameme, Switch, and KTN news TVs for airing the event live. Other TV stations such Inooro, KTN home, It’s no etc. Radios BBC, Jambo, Capital, Kameme, Maisha, Meru, Inooro and many others who carried our stories and or hosted us. Newspapers, led by The Star, The Standard, and many more.

CNN, BBC, Associated Press, AFP, RFI, Reuters, Deutsche Welle, Aljazeera amongst others.

We remain grateful that you have stood with us in order to advance our theme of the year:
Nikubali, Nijumuishe, Naweza!!!

We feel so honoured and privileged.

Thanks to the over 2,000 of you who came from all walks of life. Your solidarity is amazing and reassuring. The fact that even at 5.00 am you were still with us 12 hrs on, was truly incredible.

To our sponsors and partners, led by the major ones; Agnes Kagure Foundation led by our patron, Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa ( OSIEA), Kenya Film Classifications Board) National Council for Persons With Disabilities, Beauty Point College, and others including Safaricom, KCB Foundation, L’Oreal East Africa, Sister Hair, National Bank of Kenya, NIC Bank, Tropikal Brands, Bonfire Safaris, and Posh & Pretty Events, we say, may GOD give you much more than you can ever e
imagine. Thanks for providing resources and time to stand with us.

On behalf of the members, Board and staff of Albinism Society of KENYA, I want to say a big thank you to you all. Words cannot express our sense of gratitude and appreciation!!!

GOD bless you mightily

Yours sincerely

Sen Dr Mwaura Isaac CBS MP.
Chairman/National Coordinator
Albinism Society of KENYA

KFCB CEO Dr Ezekiel Mutua-Devolution CS Eugen Wamalwa and ASK Chairman Sen Mwaura

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