23 March 2018

23 March 2018Ace as “Best Performing Organisation of 2017″

Augustine standing with Egmont CEO, Collin Williams and another Egmont award winner, most inspirational individual of the year, Chitalu Chishimba

Augustine standing with Egmont CEO, Collin Williams and another Egmont award winner, most inspirational individual of the year, Chitalu Chishimba

On Wednesday, 7th March 2018, The Egmont Trust held their 11th Annual Awards event at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London. Recognising the remarkable achievements of outstanding partners of the past year, Egmont Chairman Jeremy Evans opened the evening, speaking of the impact that Egmont partners have had, and continue to have, on the lives of children affected by HIV & AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.

Augustine receiving the award with Egmont Finance Manager, Louise Dixon

Augustine receiving the award with Egmont Finance Manager, Louise Dixon

Augustine Wasonga, Ace Africa Kenya Co-founder and Country Director, proudly accepted the award for ‘Best Performing Organisation’ on behalf of Ace Africa Kenya. Augustine was commended for the effective work and tangible results that Ace was achieving across communities in the heavily affected areas of Siaya County, Western Kenya, where HIV rates have remained high for decades.

Augustine giving a speech on behalf of Ace Africa Kenya "Best Performing Organisation 2017"

Augustine giving a speech on behalf of Ace Africa Kenya “Best Performing Organisation 2017″

The award is fantastic recognition of Ace Africa’s work in the region and we thank The Egmont Trust for its longstanding support, enabling Ace Africa to support the lives of vulnerable communities in East Africa enabling to participate in and take responsibility for their own health, wellbeing and development.