NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Big Brother Africa stars (2011) are set to arrive in Kenya on Thursday to participate in a series of charity activities jointly organised by the Ahadi Kenya Trust and leading electronics company Samsung.
The group of 15 participants will be in Kenya for the next five days where they will join staff from Ahadi Trust Kenya and Samsung in an anti-jigger campaign in Kiandutu in Thika on Saturday.
“Samsung is committed to improving the lives of young people in Kenya and the whole of Africa, and we are proud to be associated with the ant-jigger campaign pioneered by Ahadi Kenya trust,” said Tessa Caleb, Corporate Social Responsibility Lead for East Africa.
Caleb said the visit by the Big Brother contestants to Kenya was meant to shine light on the critical jigger menace affecting many children and youth in Kenya and in Africa.
On Friday, the stars will pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Raila Odinga to discuss issues affecting young people in the continent
On Saturday, the stars, accompanied by Samsung staff, will head to Thika for the anti-jigger charity event.
In the evening, the Stars will be at Galileo’s club in Westlands for a party hosted Ahadi Trust.