[VIDEO]World Bank Blog Contest: How Can the World Bank Help #EndPovertyinKenya?

How can the World Bank help #EndPovertyinKenya? We’re inviting Kenyan citizens between the ages of 18-35 to answer this question for a round-trip ticket to Washington, D.C.!

What has impressed you about Kenya’s efforts to reduce poverty? What issues would you like the World Bank to highlight, and which areas do you think would have the biggest impact on reducing poverty? What do you think could make poverty reduction efforts more effective in the future?

Tackle any one of these questions in a blog post of no more than 500 words, submit your entry to the #EndPovertyinKenya Blog Contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. in April 2015!

To enter the competition, submit an original blog entry of no more than 500 words by February 15, 2015 to this email:


To be eligible, you must be a Kenyan citizen living anywhere in the world, between the ages of 18-35, in any profession, including working journalists, social media or bloggers for media outlets.



A panel of 3-5 judges made up of World Bank staff in Kenya, will rank the top blog entries.


The winner will be selected on the basis of originality, creativity and substantive messages.


1st prize

A trip to Washington, D.C. to join Bank staff, global policy makers, non-governmental organizations and development decision makers April 17-19, 2015, and recognition during an awards ceremony at the World Bank office in Nairobi.

2nd prize

Recognition during an awards ceremony at the World Bank office in Nairobi

3rd prize

The top 10 submissions will be published on the World Bank blog Nasikiliza, and the World Bank’s Kenya webpages

 -World Bank



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