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Reading: Patricia Motivo Heartbroken Post Over Missing Rhodes Scholarship After Shortlisted in The Final 8
Reading: Patricia Motivo Heartbroken Post Over Missing Rhodes Scholarship After Shortlisted in The Final 8

Patricia Motivo Heartbroken Post Over Missing Rhodes Scholarship After Shortlisted in The Final 8

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Patricia Motivo Heartbroken Post Over Missing Rhodes Scholarship After Shortlisted in The Final 8
Patricia Motivo Heartbroken Post Over Missing Rhodes Scholarship After Shortlisted in The Final 8

Patricia Motivo a Kenyan lady who was involved in a gruesome accident 10 years ago has taken to social media to make her dissatifaction known over her failure to secure Rhodes Scholarship after making it to final 8.

In her post, she disclosed that much has already been endure for someone with disability she could only imagine how this will torture her even more. “One thing that I’ve been finding it hard to talk about is my achievement as one of the top 8 Rhodes scholarship finalists from Kenya for this year.
It’s the thought of missing Oxford university with an inch that broke me so, so bad and actually what this would have meant to persons w/ disabilities”

This post has invited a lot of comments on Linkedin in which some of her friends asking her to take it easy with herself that everything is going to be okay.

Patricia is a Season 2 Ms President finalist representing Nairobi County. She is currently the Vice Chair of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Youth Advisory Panel. She is currently the Kenyan champion of the South-South HIV Prevention Learning Network(Phase II), She is the former Kenya country director of the Global Youth Consortium towards eliminating FGM. Patricia is a certified Disability Inclusion Facilitator(DIF). She is an advocate of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights where is an ambassador of different organizations such as Y+Tausi taskforce and Inua Dada Foundation, and a champion of POLICARE, an initiative by the Kenyan National police service to act independently on matters of SGBV.
Patricia is a former Brand Ambassador of Riziki Source, an organization that facilitates employment for persons with disabilities. She is very passionate about leadership where she is the former campus director of Hult Prize Multimedia University of Kenya 2020/2021, also, the former Secretary for Special needs, social welfare, Health & Environment in Multimedia University, students union. Patricia is a former CPO for Virdismart Global, a startup that made it to the Hult prize castle accelerator pitching a solution to fight food fraud. Patricia is a motivational speaker, an environmentalist and a mental health advocate . She is a panel moderator. She supports humanitarian activities and is a passionate volunteer. She is also an athlete where she plays in the Wheelchair Tennis Kenyan team .
Patricia is an Alumni of the EmployAble program by future makers in 2021 and also a graduate from Multimedia university of Kenya (2021) with a Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, First Class Honors, making her part of the smallest fraction of young women with disabilities to have graduated in STEM.


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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.