Kabarnet Museum Manager Lilian Amwanda scoops International Award

Kabarnet Museum Manager Lilian Amwanda has scooped International Award for her conservation efforts.

The curator won the UK-based Heritage Conservation in Action prize at the 2024 Marsh Conservation Awards.

Her outstanding work on the Pokot restoration project has made a significant impact on her local community.

The award will be presented on 2nd July during this year’s Icon24 conference at the Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington, United Kingdom.

Before moving to Kabarnet Museum, Lilian served as Curator Hyrax Hill Museum-Nakuru where she also did exemplary work.

The former student of Nyamonye Girls in Siaya county is also a graduate in matters Gender and Development from Egerton University.

She believes in community work and initiatives aimed at making society a better place for all.

“To my Facebook family,  I’m deeply grateful for the outpouring of Congratulatory messages, calls and well wishes i have received following the announcement of my Heritage In Action International conservation Marsh awards and Prize .Your Kind words and unwavering support mean the world to me and has made this achievement even more special,” she stated on her official Facebook page.

According to Lilian, The award may be on her name but the project was collective effort and dedication of the Entire team at Kabarnet Museums.

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