Coastweek-- Friends of Fort Jesus, in partnership
with National Museums of Kenya, Mombasa County Government and
Wildlife Clubs of Kenya have organised an essay completion that
is open to all secondary schools in Mombasa County.
The subject of the essay is Mombasa’s
Heritage. Mombasa is an ancient city with cosmopolitan
inhabitants and a rich history.
The essay can be about natural or
built heritage, tangible and intangible, traditions, art,
crafts, music, fashion and much more. It is open to
There will be prizes of Ksh.7500, 5000
and 3000 for the three best essays. In addition there will be 5
prizes of Ksh. 1,000 for highly commended entries.
Prizes will be given out at ceremony
to be held at the Fort Jesus at a date to be announced.
All entries must be submitted under
the school name. Each school may submit up to three essays.
The closing date has been now been
extended to Friday, 14th September, 20018, 12.00
Participating schools may obtain
details of competition rules by emailing your request
to the Secretary, FFJ at:
email@example.com or they can be downloaded from
FFJ’s Facebook page: