Monday, November 5, 2012

Happy New Year and My personal Highlights in 2012!

2012 has been a year of many blessings but it did not lack its ups and downs. I sincerely thank all my friends and supporters, from many different countries, different races and different cultured-who believed in me and helped me achieve so much. I also sincerely thank all the team at Sustainable Development For All ( for their dedication and hard work.

Here are some of my personal achievements in 2012, all thanks to friends and supporters.

1. Travelled to Malawi on several occasions to launch @sdfakenya partnership with Jacaranda Foundation to train orphans in making solar lamps.
2. Received the SEED award by UNEP/UNDP in Pretoria, South Africa on behalf of @sdfakenya.
3. Was among the 6 finalists for the inaugural Innovation Prize for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
4. Featured in China Central TV (CCTV) documentary, Faces of Africa.
5. Was a mentor at ChangePilotz program for young change-makers in Canada and spoke at Capilano University in Vancouver.
6. Spoke at TEDxCibeles event in Madrid, Spain.
7. Received the Africa International Achievers award.
8. Was among 3 finalists for the global Humanitarian Hero award.
9. Attended the Africa Development Forum by UNECA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
10. Attended the World Innovation Summit on Education in Doha, Qatar.
11. Presented at the 2nd meeting of entrepreneurs at The Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Bucaramanga Colombia.
12. Attended my 2nd CNN Heroes all star tribute event in Los Angeles, US.
12. Spoke at screenings of documentary about @sdfakenya's work in several states in USA.
13. Spoke at various schools and colleges in Kenya, Other countries in Africa, and USA.
14. And more importantly-carried the Olympic Torch for the London 2012 olympics in UK!

In 2013, i look forward to meeting new people, new challenges, and engaging a higher gear forward.
Thank you and a happy and prosperous New Year!

Lastly, finish of the year by supporting us to educate bright shepherd children in rural Kenya-

Evans Wadongo

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