The deadline for entries into the East African Youth 4 Safety Video Blog Competition was on October 1st, 2014. The well publicized effort was intended for youth of the East African Community; namely Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Participation was free and open to anyone under the age of 25 living in the aforementioned geographic areas.
As of October 1st, a single, but high quality submission from was submitted from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania by Gladstone Mwita. His submission was posted on the PEERVoice Blog for review.
We are happy to announce that, as the sole entry, Gladstone Mwita has been selected as the first place winner in the East African Youth 4 Safety Video Blog Competition.
Gladstone Mwita will receive the first place cash prize of $300 USD and will be extended an invitation to join the youth section of the newly created Youth Coalition for Safe Communities – Tanzania.
The East African Youth Video Blog Competition was sponsored by the John Harvey Lowery Foundation.
Congratulations Gladstone Mwita for being a brave and vocal advocate for safety in your community!