Geofrey Odongo



Geofrey was elected Deputy President of the Children’s Government of the National Children’s Government of Kenya by pupil representatives from all 47 Counties. Under the leadership of Geofrey and his fellow members, the Children’s Government has focused on a campaign for the full ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; education and nutrition; their thoughts on the priorities of Kenya as a nation; and encouraging older youths to break free of the long held notion that only white collar jobs count for a decent living.

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“The main objective of the Children’s Goverment amongst others is to unite pupils nationwide through peaceful, fair and transparent elections, which bring along the principles of democracy to the school level and promote responsible citizernship.”

Geofrey Odongo