December 18, 2018
Twenty-five videos were selected for a special interactive feature.
On the occasion of OWSD's 25th Anniversary, we invited our network to share with us short videos explaining why they celebrate OWSD.
From many wonderful submissions, 25 winning videos were selected to be featured in a special interactive gallery to commemorate the milestone.
We are happy to share with you the results:
The winning videos were received from:
Afrah Khairallah - Sudan
Agnes Mbonyiryivuz - Rwanda
Babalola Olubukola - Nigeria
Bintu Nabintu Ndusha - Democratic Republic of the Congo
Caroline Pule - South Africa
Catherine Kegalkilwe Koofhethile - Botswana
Christelle Dzesse - Cameroon
Dora Rajonhson - Madagascar
Elizabeth Njenga - Kenya together with Hirut Getachew Feleke - Ethiopia
Ghanya Al-Naqeb - Yemen
Grace Ofori-Sarpong - Ghana
Joy Odimegwu - Nigeria
Linda Nyamen - Cameroon
Manal Hammed Mohammed Salih - Sudan
Maria Zinga - Tanzania
Oluwaseun Adewara - Nigeria
Onyinye Akunne - Nigeria
Redrisse Djoumessi Fobasso - Cameroon
Regina Abotsi - Ghana
Tabassum Mumtaz - Bangladesh
Thérèse Umuhoza - Rwanda
Wisdom Farirai - Zimbabwe
Yolande Ikala Openda - Democratic Republic of the Congo
Zafer Aslan - Turkey
Zeinab Hatim - Sudan
We hope you enjoy exploring the gallery. With so many wonderful videos received, it was difficult to narrow it down to only 25 for the feature. Look for some of the others appearing on our social media and YouTube pages in the coming months.
Congratulations and THANK YOU again to all of the winners and to everyone who submitted a video for the competition. We are so happy to see how the OWSD community has grown over the last 25 years, and to be reminded of all of the reasons to celebrate.