2015 World Bank #EndPovertyinKenya Blog Contest for Kenyans ( Win an All Expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.)

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2015

  • Length: No more than 500 words
  • Announcement of Winners: March 2015
  • What has impressed you about Kenya’s efforts to reduce poverty?
  • What issues would you like the World Bank to highlight, and which areas do you think would have the biggest impact on reducing poverty?
  • What do you think could make poverty reduction efforts more effective in the future?

The World bank is inviting Kenyan citizens between the ages of 18-35 to answer this question for a chance to join Bank staff, global policymakers, non-governmental organizations and development decision makers in Washington, D.C. in April 2015.

Tackle any one of these questions in a blog post of no more than 500 words, submit your entry to the #EndPovertyinKenya Blog Contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. in April 2015

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, you must be a Kenyan citizen living anywhere in the world, between the ages of 18-35, in any profession, including working journalists, social media or bloggers for media outlets.




  • Judging

    A panel of 3-5 judges made up of World Bank staff in Kenya, will rank the top blog entries.

  • Criteria

    The winner will be selected on the basis of originality, creativity and substantive messages.

  • Awards

    1st prize

    A trip to Washington, D.C. to join Bank staff, global policy makers, non-governmental organizations and development decision makers April 17-19, 2015, and recognition during an awards ceremony at the World Bank office in Nairobi.

  • 2nd prize

    Recognition during an awards ceremony at the World Bank office in Nairobi

  • 3rd prize

    The top 10 submissions will be published on the World Bank blog Nasikiliza, and the World Bank’s Kenya webpages

    How to Enter


To enter the competition, submit an original blog entry of no more than 500 words by February 15, 2015 to this email: [email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the End Poverty in Kenya Blog Contest


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