On Saturday the 20th of April 2019, all roads led to Busia County. Specifically, the venue for the first ever Easter Charity Festival, Che’s Bay in Budalangi.
Brain child of ANF
The first ever Easter Festival in the region was a brain child of Ababu Namwamba Foundation; patronized by the Foreign Affairs CAS, Hon Ababu Namwamba.
The event brought together amazing guests, budding musicians, organizations, companies and hundreds of area residents. It was an Easter moment of sharing with the less fortunate.
In the spirit of the risen Christ, hearts and minds came together to donate and offer opportunities for orphans, widows and the vulnerable.
High level guests
Dubbed the #ANFCharityFestival, the Easter Charity Festival received high level guests including Her Excellency Joyce Laboso, Bomet County Governor, Hon Rachel Shebesh, the CAS Ministry of Youth and Gender Affairs, Mercy Wanyonyi, MS President Busia County, Hon Ababu Namwamba, the CAS Foreign Affairs and AN Foundation’s Patron among others.
Corporate partners present included The Safaricom Foundation, Hi-tech Gulf Investments, Jubilee Insurance among others.
Donations and scholarships
Donations were made in form of foodstuff, mattresses, blankets and clothing for sharing with the less fortunate.The Foundation also received some funding that will cater for scholarships of orphans and needy students.