Kibera Beauty Contest 2019
After several weeks on intense training on leadership, governance, personal branding, entrepreneurship, sexual reproductive health, and mental health, that attracted up to 25 contestants from around Kibera.
It was time to determine who becomes the Miss and Mr. Kibera 2019/2020 in an event organized by Amani Kibera in partnership with various like-minded organizations and held at Olympic bus terminus on 7th of December Saturday 2019.
It was a leadership contest whose themes were ‘Jitambulishe (Identify yourself), Jiongoze (find your focus), Jiinue (Lift yourself up).
Joyce Wanjiru clichéd the Miss Kibera title while her male counterpart Phabio Kimani won Mr. Kibera.
Kibra Mp Imran Okoth and Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris graced the occasion.
About Steve Banner
I’m a Video Editor, Videographer, Photographer and Blogger with over ten years of experience covering stories for Kibera News Network in Kibera, Kangemi, Mukuru and Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya.
I'm the main blogger for Voice Of Kibera blog writing stories from Kibera slums since 2013.
Using my editing skills acquired at the Action-Aid Doctivist Media Training, I started my own entertainment publisher named VibeNo_8 that consists of a blog site (vibeno8.wordpress.com) and a YouTube Channel (VibeNo.8 TV)
My passion is telling stories about community issues. In the past, I’ve done stories about incomplete government projects dealing with water and housing in Nairobi slums. My goal is to amplify the voice of my neighbors and fellow slum dwellers.
My film-making skills also led-me to pursue disc jockey, where I graduated with Certificate in music structure and beat matching at the Rockers Entertainment Deejay Academy in 2015
My work has sharpened my skills in using different editing software namely Vegas Pro, Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro as well as photo editing tools such as Photoshop
I have been part of the team doing Live broadcast for Kibera News Network using a camera and the OBS software
I currently run all the social media sites for Kibera News Network as well as my personal project social media sites that include VibeNo_8 and Creatives 254
I'm an ambitious and hardworking person always giving my best and everything that I do
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