13-year-old Kenyan girl appointed ambassador by UNICEF
13-year-old gymnast Wendi Waeni has been appointed as the an Inspirational & Enthusiastic Young Champion Ambassador by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
The young lady took to her social media accounts to express her joy for the opportunity given to her by UNICEF.
“I am Proud to be appointed as an Inspirational & Enthusiastic Young Champion Ambassador by @unicef .This year’s World Childrens Day on 20th Nov 2018 we advocate a World where every child is in school to achieve their dreams,” she said.
Wendy, who has performed in front of President Uhuru Kenyatta, British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Paul Kagame among other leaders, advocates for the right to free and quality education for every child.
“Every child in the world has the right to a free and quality education. More than 260 million children and young people are out of school, and many of them will never get an education.”
“All children have the right to an education and access to skills which will help them prepare for their future. Children are the future of the planet and we have the fundamental right to a quality education,” she added.