Kenya Exhibition Great Attraction At Commonwealth Fair
21 November 2019Read more
From tea and coffee, Kitenge and Masai beads to Tusker beer and lotion, Made-in-Kenya was a huge attraction at this month's Commonwealth Fair.
Spouses of Kenya High Commission London staff put together the Kenya stand, which received high level visitors including Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Patricia Scotland."
This was a hugely successful event and Kenya contributed immensely," said Mrs Waithiegeni Kanguru-Esipisu, responsible for the Kenya stand.
"We exhibited and sold uniquely Kenyan merchandise. Delighted to see people enjoy our coffee, tea or beer on the day," she added.The Fair is an annual affair attended by the 54-member Commonwealth.
Mrs. Waithiegeni Kanguru- Esipisu, Deputy Head of Mission, Allan Mburu and Mrs. Salome Waweru during the fair
Kenya High Commission staff and spouses at the Kenya stand
Mrs. Waithiegeni Kanguru Esipisu and Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland when she visited the Kenya stand
The spouses participating in the fashion show at the Fair
The spouses also participated in the fashion segment of the programme where they showcased various cultural attire.
The fair is organised by the Commonwealth Countries League to raise funds for championing Commonwealth Girl's Education.