The First Ever Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa 2018

The 30th day of November 2018 saw the first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa beauty pageant being held at Kenyatta International Convention Centre. The beauty pageant, full of pomp and colour, brought together thirty participants-come-models with albinism from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The event offered the selected models a platform to not only

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Mr & Miss Albinism Kenya 2016

This was a journey that was embarked to debunk some of the myths that persons with Albinism go through. Persons with Albinism face myriad of problems including being raised by single mothers, low education level, high poverty level. The main motive of the event was to create an awareness of Persons with Albinism to showcase

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More Empowerment Opportunities for PWAs

Two more people with Albinism will be joining Cytonn Investment early next year under a young leader’s program that goes for 12 weeks. This was agreed upon during a possible partnership meeting at Cytonn Investment office at Liaison house on Thursday 29th 2016. Speaking in the meeting, Hon. Mwaura said any help to people with

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KFCB Partners With Albinism Society of Kenya

It was yet another great news for albinism society of Kenya (ASK) after Kenya film classification board (KFCB) partnered to help create awareness on issues to do with albinism. This comes after the KFCB chief executive officer Dr. Ezekiel Mutua attended the first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism Kenya on 21 October 2016. Albinism society

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The Golden Girl

Goldalyn Kakuya from the St Ann’s Junior School Lubao in Kakamega County emerged top after scoring 455 marks out of 500 Marks, despite all the challenges that come with albinism. She was the first person with albinism toping the K.C.P.E since the introduction of Kenya Primary School certificate in 1985 when the 8-4-4 system of

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First Female DJ living with Albinism

DJing as a profession started way back in in 1943 by Jimmy Savile where he threw the first DJ party dance. He played jazz records for his guests. A few years later, Savile became the first man to use turntables to keep the music in continuous play. A DJ is person who plays recorded music

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Hope At The End Of The Tunnel

After waiting on end to lovingly hold him in his hands, twirl his finger in his delicate hand, and remark of his striking resemblance with him or his folks, he got a smack on his face. Reality ambushed him with an unusually white baby. Instead of melting his heart like his firstborn son did, the

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It is Never the End Keep On Hoping

Discrimination, stereotyping and perceptions of beauty, Prejudice, name calling has been part of life for Martha Florence Namai. Born in 2001 in Rurandi Constituency, Kakamega County, Martha has gotten used to isolation and rejection she has been shown by the society including her father. Martha was born in a family where the father has three

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