The Safaricom team was this week hosted by Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o as the telco officially kicked off its Twaweza Live Kisumu edition which runs from August 15 to 25, August 2018 in the Greater Western region.
The Governor commended the telco for its continual investment towards innovations and adhered towards working with Safaricom to boost Kisumu’s arts and innovation spaces.
“Kisumu County welcomes Safaricom Twaweza Live in region as we partner to ensure our youth get more opportunities and platforms to showcase their innovations. This partnership will bolster the growth of investments in the showground and stadium. As a County Government, our biggest interest is to ensure all the existing arts and culture centers are renovated before we build more structures. ” said Gov. Anyang’ Nyong’o.
(TOP: Achieng Alai, Kisumu County Minister for Tourism, chats with George Ndhiwa, Safaricom Head of Greater Western Region, during a courtesy call to the governors’ office ahead of the Safaricom Twaweza live in Kisumu).
Safaricom kicked off the 10-day Twaweza Live experience in the region by conducting Local Talent Auditions in search of talent that will be mentored by Sauti Academy ahead of the Live concert scheduled for August 25, 2018 at ASK showground, Kisumu.
“Twaweza Live is a platform that aims to connect people to people, people to opportunities and people to knowledge. We want to live to our brand promise that when we come together great things happen. We have seen a lot of excitement and massive talent in the regions and we hope to leave a positive impact in the lives of the people that engage with us in the regions. ” said George Ndhiwa, Safaricom Head of Greater Western Region
Other activities to take place during the 10-day Twaweza Live experience are – Base station launch in Siaya, SKIZA artist forum and BLAZE BYOB Summit (at ASK showground, Kisumu and Twaweza Live free medical camp in Ahero.