It seems like it has been an eternity since we last opened social media or watched the news without seeing COVID-19. The year 2020 has reshaped our lives in ways that we have yet to fathom. Not only has it had a great economic impact, but it also changed the way we go about our daily lives.
An awards ceremony was held at the Unicaf Kenya premises in Nairobi, on the 28th of July 2020, to announce the winners of the second Unicaf essay competition in Kenya and present them with their prizes. Observing social distancing and other safety guidelines, enforced to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the event was attended by two of the three winners, together with family members and friends. The first winner, Dan Basil, who is currently in California, in the USA, attended the ceremony via Zoom, while his representative and siblings were present at the event in Kenya.
At an awards ceremony organised by the Unicaf University Project in Uganda, on Tuesday, July 14th 2020 at its facilities in Kampala the winners of the first essay competition received their prizes. The event was attended by representatives of the media, who interviewed the winners about the ideas presented in their essays and the importance of online learning.
Unicaf Nigeria wishes to thank the over five hundred Bachelor degree holders, who took part in the essay competition ‘Is online learning the future of education?’ to win scholarships and cash.