Mogonjet’s Seventh Annual Writing Competition – Congratulations, Vincent Rop!
A big congratulation to Vincent Rop of Mogonjet Secondary School in Bomet County, Kenya for placing First in Lift the Lid’s Seventh Annual Writing Competition! Vincent’s personal essay “My Loverly Mother” honors the sacrifices his mother made for him and his brother, her strength of will and unending love. He writes:
“Imagine she had no shoes! She used to walk around like a wild animal. Her feet exfoliated. She had become the laughing stock in the whole village. Whenever she walked around, people giggled behind her back. ‘How can she treat her children like angels, then walk bare-footed herself?’”
Now we honor Vincent. His honest and heartfelt essay, clearly written and with care and thought, will make his mother proud all her days. His reward money will help with his own schooling, as well as benefit his class at Mogonjet by purchasing exam prep books.