FACE OF KENYA AWARDS CATEGORIES
The annual Face of Kenya UK celebration will now include Face of Kenya Awards presented in recognition of outstanding contribution to the community through inspiring projects, philanthropic and volunteer contributions in SIX categories. Face of Kenya is seeking nominations for these awards. This is our opportunity to recognize and appreciate those who have demonstrated outstanding support and community involvement. Not all Kenyans can be on the run way but there are those who are HONORARY Ambassadors due to their exemplary community work. Narrative support and media should provide evidence of outstanding contribution(s) within the guidelines of these criteria.
Deadline for entry: June 1st 2017
Deadline for entry: June 1st 2017
1. OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST AWARD
Award will be presented to an individual, couple or family, with a record of exceptional generosity. A person, whose direct financial support has demonstrated outstanding community, charitable and leadership responsibility, encouraged and motivated others toward their roles in philanthropy. Nomination should include evidence of:
¨ Direct monetary and support to the community in UK and Kenya.
¨ Specific achievements, like programs launched through his/her efforts
¨ Involvement and participation in programs, which encourages and motivates others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement and development in Kenya
OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER AWARD
Award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for Kenya, who has devoted great time and effort to charitable causes, who has successfully recruited and motivated other volunteers, and who has shown a deep commitment of voluntary action to address community needs. Nominations should include evidence of:
¨ Quality of leadership and organizational ability
¨ Time and effort contributed to the Kenyan charity or project
¨ Success in recruiting and motivating others to support the cause
¨ Participation in community activities in UK and Kenya
3. OUTSTANDING KENYAN ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Award will be presented to Kenyan in UK who has demonstrated outstanding commitment business, taken a leadership role and has motivated others to take leadership roles toward inspiring and motivating Kenyans. Produced fantastic products and services that improve lives. Nomination should provide evidence of:
¨ Direct financial contribution/support to Kenyans in Kenya and UK
¨ Produced products and services that support Kenyans
¨ Involvement and commitment to the improve life in Kenya
¨ Leadership role in the community
4. OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY PROJECT AWARD
Award will be presented to Project that has gone far to support Kenyans in UK and Kenya. This may include projects that bring the community together, whether charitable or business.
¨ Commitment and dedication to inspiring and motivating Kenyans
¨ Commitment to the larger community to improves lives.
¨ Ability to motivate others to become active community citizens
¨ Evidence of specific achievements of the projects
5. OUTSTANDING YOUTH AMBASSADOR AWARD
Award will be presented to a young person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, Sports Excellence, academic excellence and community service and whose commitment is above and beyond self. Nominations should provide evidence of:
¨ Involvement to community projects or personal development
¨ Ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve greatness
¨ Ability to generate Kenyan pride through talent and activities
¨ Evidence of specific achievements in their life
6. OUTSTANDING YOUTH MENTOR AWARD
Award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in mentoring and/or coaching the youth of our community, who is a role model and motivator for our youth and who has shown a deep commitment to youth through their involvement in nonprofit organizations and/or the community service organizations. Nominations should include evidence of:
¨ Quality of leadership, caring and compassion towards the youth
¨ Mentoring and coaching the young people improve their life
¨ Success in motivating other to help the youth
¨ Participation or organizing youth activities
This is not in any way duplication or a replacement of any community awards existing but a way to strengthen and inspire those in our networks to do better by sharing good practices others can emulate. Nominate those doing extraordinary things in the community for the community.