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 MY DREAMS FOR KENYA COMPETITION ISSUE 10 & 11

In issue 10 and 11, we ran 'My dreams for Kenya competition' where we asked BINGWA readers to;-

Challenge 1: Give five of Kenya’s greatest achievements (since 1963) in the last 50 years...

Challenge 2: Write and illustrate (draw) what you think the future holds for this country and its people. Categorizing your thoughts in the following years:

  • In one year Kenya will be…
  • In five years Kenya will be…
  • In 20 years Kenya will be…
  • In 50 years Kenya will be…

The winners were;-

Challenge 1: Beatrice Adhiambo Okoth of Amalemba Primary School-Kakamega,Kenya.

Challenge 2: Yuri Sadia of Hill School-Eldoret,Kenya.

 You can check out the winning entries in BINGWA Magazine Issue 12 2014.

 

BINGWA MALARIA CHALLENGE ISSUE 9

In Issue 9, we ran a BINGWA Malaria Challenge where we asked BINGWA readers to  

(a) Describe using words and pictures how you can get malaria

(b)· Identify at least 10 countries (marked in red) on the map of Africa highlighting malaria endemic areas.

The overall winner was Eileen Adhiambo of Kisumu Pentecostal Academy in Kisumu, Kenya (See Issue 10 Term 1 2013).

Among other prizes, she won a mountain bike and a trophy.

 

PATRIOTISM COMPETITION ISSUE 7 AND 8

In Issue 7 and 8, we ran a Patriotism Competition in conjunction with Brand Kenya Board, an organization that promotes national pride. In this exciting competition, we asked BINGWA readers to use words and pictures to explain how one can best demonstrate patriotism.

The winning entry was from Christine Adeya, a class eight pupil (2012) at Muraka Primary School in Kakamega (See Issue 9 2012).

 

WANGARI MAATHAI LIFE LESSONS COMPETITION ISSUE 6

In Issue 6, we ran a competition on the Life & Times of Prof. Wangari Maathai, the late Nobel Peace Prize winner, environmentalist & Human Rights crusader. We asked BINGWA readers to use pictures and words to tell us what lessons they learnt from her.

Winners were chosen based on creativity, attractiveness of the artwork and use of good grammar. 

The winning entry was from Francis Onyiro, a class seven pupil at Migosi Primary School, Kisumu (See Issue 7 2012).

 

WILDLIFE COMPETITION ISSUE 5

In Issue 5, we ran a Wildlife Compettion where we asked BINGWA readers to answer some wildlife-related questions. The first correct entry won the grand prize; a family night out at a Kenya Wildlife Service banda and other branded items.

The first correct entry was from Anne Kangai, a class six pupil at Chogoria Complex Primary School (See Issue 6 2011).

 

HANDWRITING COMPETITION ISSUE 4

Issue 4 of BINGWA Magazine ran a Handwriting Competition where we asked BINGWA readers to 'Write an essay of not more than 500 words telling us why they love ther school’. Winners were chosen based on their handwriting’s legibility, creativity and attractiveness as well as the use of good grammar and originality.

The winning entry was by Nidhi Paradra, a class eight pupil at Arya Primary School, Mombasa (See Issue 5 2011). 

Five lucky winners got tickets to the Kreative Kids Day at Splash Water World, Nairobi in April 2011. The overall winner gets a fabulous BINGWA hamper and a year’s subscription to the magazine.

 

PROUD TO BE KENYAN COMPETiTION ISSUE 3

Issue 3 of BINGWA Magazine ran a ‘Proud to be Kenyan’ competition whereby we asked BINGWA readers to write a short essay explaining 'What they loved about being Kenyan'. The winner stood a chance of having tea with a senior government official and other fabulous prizes.

Winners were chosen based on originality, creativity and the use of good grammar. 

The winning entry was from Nancy Kathuru Mateo, a class eight pupil (2010) of Yururu Girls Boarding School, Meru (See Issue 4 2011).

 

HANDWASHING POSTER COMPETITION ISSUE 2

In Issue 2 of BINGWA Magazine, we ran a Handwashing Poster competition in conjunction with the Water & Sanitation Program. Here, we asked BINGWA readers to design a poster reminding people to wash their hands. 

The prizes included a class trip to a soap-making factory, book vouchers, desktop computers and gift-packs. Naivasha Boys Boarding School were the deserving winners. The winning poster was published in Issue 3 of BINGWA Magazine.

The winning entry was from Elvis Prestly Kasigane of Naivasha Boys Boarding School (See Issue 3 2011).

 

NAJIVUNIA KUWA MKENYA ISSUE 1

The very first edition of BINGWA Magazine (Issue 1), ran a ‘Najivunia kuwa Mkenya’ competition whereby we asked readers to tell us why they were proud to be Kenyan. Both Swahili and English entries were welcome.

The prizes included a visit to the Nairobi National Park, the Nairobi Safari Walk and a gift-hamper.

The  winning entry was published in Issue 2 and photos of her ‘Day Out with BINGWA…’ in Issue 3.

The winning entry was from Ellin Kisongochi, a class eight pupil (2010) at Moi Primary School, Bungoma (See Issue 3 2010)