Kenyan Woman Mp Mrs. Elsie Muhanda joins the World to mark International Literacy Day

Dennis Weche
Posted September 9, 2019 from Kenya
Mrs. Elsie Muhanda addressing residents of Kakamega County, Kenya during International Literacy Day.
Mrs. Elsie Muhanda addressing residents of Kakamega County, Kenya during International Literacy Day. PHOTO: DENNIS WECHE

International Literacy Day is a holiday which is celebrated annually on September 8th. The purpose of this day is to raise the world’s awareness of literacy issues that are faced by people all over the world and to endorse campaigns that help increase literacy for all people. Today's celebrations here in Kakamega County took place at Solyo Grounds, Shinyalu Sub County, Kakamega County in Kenya attracting political leaders, education stakeholders, local administration among other key players in the education sector.

Kakamega Woman Representative Mrs. Elsie Muhanda while delivering her speech to the congregation she applauded efforts being initiated by different players in ensuring quality education in the county at the same time challenging the society to embrace adult education as a tool to combat illiteracy. She added that her office tirelessly working to ensure that education reaches all citing her recent Programmes aimed at equipping young people with skills through National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), Back to School programme for the teen mothers among other scholarships. Other leaders who graced the event were County Commissioner Mrs. Pauline Dola among others.

 

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Wusufor
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Dear Dennis,
Thanks for sharing this your literacy day holiday in your country. I hope you are doing well?
Thanks

Dennis Weche
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Yes, I'm well madam. How is you?

Wusufor
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

I am fine too. Thanks for asking.

Dennis Weche
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Welcome, which country are you representing us?

Moreen Msupu
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Dennis,
Good peace. Well done Mama Elsie

Dennis Weche
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Thanks so much

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Sep 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019

Hello, Dennis,

Thank you for sharing how you celebrated International Literacy Day. Kudos to Mrs. Muhanda for her projects. Can you invite her to World Pulse?

Sep 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
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Dennis Weche
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 11, 2019

Hello too Karen,
Yes, she'll be glad to be part of the women change-makers.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 12, 2019

Please invite her here, Dennis. :) We'll be ready to welcome her. Thanks in advance!

Hope you're having a great day!

Tarke Edith
Sep 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019

Hello Dennis
Wao thanks for sharing you know our work as women is to lift high others,

Sep 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
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Dennis Weche
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 11, 2019

Welcome and be blessed

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