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Kenyan student wins in the Lumia #MakeitHappenEA campaign

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Microsoft Mobile East Africa Communications Manager Lilian Nganda (right) presents a camera and laptop to Lumia Make it happen competation winner Allan Ojango
Microsoft Mobile East Africa Communications Manager Lilian Nganda (right) presents a camera and laptop to Lumia Make it happen competation winner Allan Ojango

Allan Ojango, a 2nd year Diploma student pursuing Mechanical Engineering becomes the  first winner to be revealed in the ongoing #MakeitHappenEA online consumer campaign as Lumia plans to make his dream of being a photographer come true.

Launched in January 2015, the #MakeItHappenEA aims to empower customers to share their life-long desires, and 4 lucky winners will be selected and get a rare opportunity of bring their dream to life.

Allan who learnt about the campaign from the Microsoft Lumia East Africa Facebook page and went ahead to buy the Lumia 535 couldn’t be more excited at the prospects of having his life-long dream brought to life by Microsoft.

“I’ve always wanted to be a photographer but the cost of equipment and classes has been a hindrance. I used to take photos with my Lumia 530 and now Lumia 535 but the #MakeitHappenEA campaign has literally changed by life,” said Allan.

Microsoft Mobile Devices will make Allan’s dream come true by purchasing decent starter photography equipment, enroll him into a basic photography class and provide a day of mentorship for him with an acclaimed Kenyan photographer.

The #MakeitHappenEA continues and participants stand a chance to win either Lumia devices or merchandise, a chance to have their desire brought to life with Lumia and the ultimate prize; an all expenses trip with friends to South Africa.

To participate, buy any Lumia device*, SMS the word ‘DREAM’ to 20096, you will receive an SMS with a link to #MakeItHappen microsite where you click the link, enter your details and share your dream!

Winners will be announced on the official Microsoft Lumia social media pages and will be contacted by the Microsoft team to plan how to bring their dream to reality!

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