2015 DEC Prize Giving


Kiswahili Category Winners with Will, Hezekiel(SwahiliHub who sponsored the prize laptops) Michael and Mercy

The 2015 Digital Essay Competition is on the third year running organised by eKitabu.  The essay competition in the 47 counties and it part of eKitabu’s mission to advance digital education to allow students create their own digital content.

The digital contest is open to all students in all public and private schools across Kenya. This year’s theme was an open letter to the Head of State; Dear Mr President,….. My life as a Digital Learner.

Over 2,100 entries were made with 112 new schools,  65% up from 2014. Primary Schools that participated this year were 71 and Secondary Schools were 101, hereby making a total of 172 schools.

Among the 60 Finalists this year,  43 were female students and  17 were male students.

Among the 16 Winners this year,  12 were female students and  4 male students.

Primary English Category
Zamzam Suleiman Little Angels Primary Isiolo Grand Prize Winner
Linda Nyawira Thika Road Christian


Nairobi 1st Runner-Up
Sarah Mochama Mbagathi Road Primary Nairobi 2nd Runner-Up
Awak Ibahim Mbagathi Road


Nairobi 3rd Runner-Up
Sharon Valentine Marion Preparatory School Nairobi 3rd Runner-Up
Primary Kiswahili Category
Makena Marlene Gacheri Loreto Convent Valley

Road Primary School

Nairobi Grand Prize Winner
Eileen Chepng’eno Kericho Primary


Kericho 1st Runner-Up
Darvyne Wakarind Tetu Girls Primary Nyeri 2nd Runner-Up
Secondary English Category
Velvin Chebet Samkul Moi Girls High School Uasin Gishu Grand Prize Winner

Nyaragi Gekonge

Precious Blood  – Riruta Nairobi 1st Runner-Up
Onyango Samwel


Maranda High School Siaya 2nd Runner-Up
Laurie Osebe Moi Girls Eldoret Uasin Gishu 3rd Runner-Up
Charles Onyango


Maranda High School Siaya 3rd Runner-Up
Secondary Kiswahili Category
Wafula Nasipondi Sharon Hill School Eldoret Uasin Gishu Grand Prize Winner
Nyagaka Sandra Bonareri Moi Girls Eldoret Uasin Gishu 1st Runner-Up
Anderson Kithi Malindi High School Kilifi 2nd Runner-Up


ZamZam receiving a certificate and prizes from Niccole of Field Masham.


English category Winners with Will, Michael and David (KPA Chairman)