Kenyan teacher Peter Tabichi wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize
Congratulations are in order! Peter Tabichi from Kenya wins $1 million (Ksh.100 million) Varkey Global Teacher Prize.
Making him the first African and male teacher to win the global award. Hard work always pays!
The 36-year-old teacher was the identified won the world’s best teacher out of 10,000 applicants from about 179 countries.
The maths and physics teacher from Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani Village, Nakuru a rural village in Kenya is known for donating most of his salary to his students because most of them come from poor households.
His science students have won various national science competitions, and qualified to participate at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fairs.
The award was presented by Actor Hugh Jackman at the Atlantis in Dubai, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, in a video message, saying
“On behalf of all Kenyans let me congratulate you on winning the Global Teacher Prize for this year. You are a shining example of what the human spirit can achieve not just for Kenya, not just for Africa but for the world.~ President Uhuru Kenyatta … https://bit.ly/2FrJ8gh