Peter Tabichi, the man awarded millions of shillings as the 2019 Global Teacher Prize, jetted off to the USA and met President Donald Trump.
A picture shared online shows Peter Tabichi and Trump smiling after the meet up.
This morning, President @realDonaldTrump met with Peter Tabichi, the recipient of the 2019 Global Teacher Prize! Peter is a science teacher who gives away 80% of his monthly income to help the poor in his home country of Kenya. pic.twitter.com/SS9b7IATNC
— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) September 16, 2019
President Trumps Press Secretary shared the news saying
His dedication, hard work, and belief in his student’s talent has led his poorly resourced school in Kenya to emerge victorious after taking on the country’s best schools in national science competitions. Peter, you inspire us all! Thank you for your commitment to your students.
Peter Tabichi, will set a record yet again as the first such professional in Kenya to address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.He teaches science at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School at Pwani village in Njoro, Nakuru