Brother Peter Tabichi has been recognised as the United Nation’s (UN) Kenya Person of the Year for 2019.
In March, Brother Tabichi made history when he became the first teacher from Africa to win the KSh 100 million World Teacher of the Year award during on fifth anniversary.
The maths and chemistry teacher touched hearts of many across the world after it emerged he donated 80% of his salary towards educating students from needy backgrounds.
While receiving the Award, the Maths and Physics teacher at Keriko Secondary School in Nakuru, called on governments to make sure education, especially for girls, is accessible to all.
“It is a great honor and privileged to be recognised as the UN Person of the year, this award is for all teachers,” said Tabichi.
The award ceremony, held on Thursday, October 24 was attended by other dignitaries including UN resident coordinator for Kenya Siddharth Chatterjee, Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Education Principal Secretary Dr Belio Kipsang’.
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