2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Kisii County

Kisii County – 045

Bina Maseno, Executive Director Badili Africa, giving her input during a Community Dialogues session hosted by Media Focus on Africa and A Million Hugs on October 25, 2023. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Community Dialogues: Tackling climate change

This was the sixth session of the community dialogues. The event was hosted by A Million Hugs and Media Focus on Africa.  Proper waste management approaches are one of the remedies that will help in...
Kisii-based Finer Nails and Barber Shop team, led by Dr. Edna Orina (fifth from left), a Consultant Radiologist at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital, pose for a photo with Joseph Ondieki (third left), Manager, Kisii Vocational Rehabilitation Center, during their visit to the rehabilitation facility for a CSR on October 10, 2023. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Finer Nails and Barber Shop visits Kisii Vocational Rehab for Huduma Day

The visit was also an opportunity for the team to talk to the learners about mental health and wellness, business, self-realization and self-acceptance, among other life lessons. The CSR aimed at giving back to...
Dr. Billiah Gisore, a Kisii University lecturer in the School of Education, giving her Public Lecture on "Bringing in Sustainability into the Classroom" in Kisii University on October 3, 2023. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Sustainability, transformative pedagogy vital in holistic student development

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the significance of sustainability has transcended mere classroom instruction. On October 3, 2023, at Kisii University, Dr. Billiah Gisore gave a public lecture on Bringing in Sustainability into the...

Discipline, attitude underscored as Sengera Girls High celebrates excellence

Sengera Girls is a Catholic-sponsored, girls-only center of excellence located in Sengera Bosoti ward, Bomachoge Chache sub-county, Kisii County. This year’s class has 179 candidates. In all aspects, the school is determined to rise to stardom. Be...

Kerongorori High School honors best students ahead of joining university

The event, filled with jubilation and inspiration, served as a platform to acknowledge the students’ accomplishments and motivate others to reach for the stars. The school registered 363 candidates in the 2022 KCSE, where 201...

Women and Leadership: Otundo’s journey in the political space

Drawing inspiration from her humble beginnings and fueled by an unyielding commitment to public service, Ms. Otundo has emerged as a formidable force in Kisii County.  Motivated by the desire to create a more inclusive,...
Simba Arati, Kisii County Governor, giving his speech during the disbursement of bursaries in Gusii Stadium on June 23, 2023. This was after an earlier event at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital where he flagged off medical supplies for the county. PHOTO/Samuel Okerosi, Scholar Media Africa.

Residents benefit as Governor Arati flags off medical supplies, disburses bursaries

The event marked a significant milestone in streamlining the drug distribution process, ensuring that essential medications reach their intended destinations efficiently.  After the medical supplies flagging off event, the governor proceeded to launch education bursaries...
A section of the special needs learners in the intermediate level at Kisii Special School. The institution has been offering general skills to them. PHOTO/Samuel Okerosi, Scholar Media Africa.

Defying Odds: How Kisii Special School cares for special needs students

By Josephat Nehemiah & Samuel Okerosi This public institution is dedicated to catering to the unique needs of individuals with mental impairment. Each learner gets individual attention from the teacher, and each teacher is assigned ten...
Participants, organizers, speakers and panelists pose for a group photo after a Women Techmakers event on March 11, 2023 at Kisii University. PHOTO/Paul Isendi, Kisii University (KSU) Media.

Dare to be, Kisii University Women Techmakers resolve

Climaxing the International Women’s Day commemoration, on March 11, 2023, lady students from Kisii University’s different schools held an event to learn more about technology and digital spaces. Planned and hosted by Women Techmakers (WTM),...
A mother carrying her daughter while attending to her duties in Kisii County. Numerous women in the Gusii region still suffer GBV after resolving to embrace modern family planning and reproductive health decisions. PHOTO/Ben Oroko, The Scholar Media Africa.

How women suffer violence for embracing modern family planning

Many women have nevermind experienced the right to decide on the number of children they want to give birth to, nor have they ever decided on the spacing of children within their reproductive and...