2019 Digital Essay Competition Primary School Launch – Kilimani Primary School Nairobi

2019 Digital Essay Competition (DEC) Primary School Launch was held at Kilimani Primary School on Friday 17th May 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm. In attendance were DEC competition partners and sponsors, publishers, neighboring schools, parents, teachers, students and invited guests.

The guests who attended the launch included Kevin Carey – RNIB Chairman, Caleb Odugu – Regional Chairman KEPSHA in Nyanza, Lucy Murungi – from KIB, Prisca Wanzala – DEC judge, John Okech from RTI, among others.

Students were excited and looking forward to participating in the competition, teachers were also ready to support their school to win on the 2019 Digital Essay Competition.

2019 Digital Essay Competition Question:

Think of a problem in your school: how can technology help to solve this problem?

or

Tafakari kuhusu tatizo katika shule yako: ni vipi teknolojia inaweza kutatua tatizo hili?

or

Réfléchissez à un problème dans votre école: comment les nouvelles technologies peuvent-elles le résoudre?

DEC submission categories for 2019 are English, Kiswahili, French, Art, Brailed, and KSL

The 2019 DEC timeline is as follows

  • 25th July – End of DEC Entry Submissions
  • 26th September – DEC Prize Giving at Nairobi International Book Fair, Sarit Centre Nairobi

2019 essay submissions are being done at essay.eKitabu.com and by email to essaycontest@ekitabu.com, with a deadline of 25th July 2019.