Great Milestones Towards the Upcoming Census

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN ON THE UPCOMING CENSUS AND THE ALBINISM QUESTION GREAT MILESTONES ON UPCOMING CENSUS Today, the acting Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury appeared before the Senate Committee on Finance and Budget, which I serve as the Vice Chairman, to brief Senators on the progress made in this year’s national census. We resolved

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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 and Miss Albinism Kenya 2016

As a Society, we embarked on this journey to debunk some of the myths and misconceptions perpetuating discrimination and stigmatisation that Persons with Albinism go through. Persons with Albinism face myriad of problems including being raised by single parents, low education levels and high poverty levels. The main objective of the event was to create

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Goldalyn: The Golden Girl

Goldalyn Kakuya from St Ann’s Junior School Lubao, in Kakamega County, emerged top after scoring four hundred and fifty five (455) marks out of five hundred (500) marks despite all the challenges that come with albinism. She was the first Person with Albinism to top the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education since the introduction of

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First Female Deejay Living with Albinism

Deejaying as a profession started way back in in 1943 by Jimmy Savile, when he threw the first deejay 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 deejay is a person who plays recorded

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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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