Renowned Kenyan teacher, Peter Tabichi on Monday, September 16, 2019 met US President Donald Trump at the White House.
In a photo shared by White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, she showered praises on Tabichi, acknowledging him for his sacrifices.
“This morning, President Donald Trump met with Peter Tabichi, the recipient of the 2019 Global Teacher Prize! Peter is a science teacher who gives away 80 per cent of his monthly income to help the poor in his home country of Kenya,” she posted on Twitter.
Ms Grisham continued to tell the Kenyan tutor that he inspires Trump’s administration.
“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,” she added The renowned teacher is scheduled to speak at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, that will take place from September 17 to 30, 2019.”
Tabichi will recite the popular St Francis prayer before the start of the general assembly, according to Brother Tony Donald from Ireland.
“This is a big honour for St Franciscan brothers. It shows that the UN recognises our order as it plays a key role in the development of humanity,” he said.
The teacher is also expected to give brief remarks on how he made it to the top in the teaching profession. Kenyans were also not left behind in celebrating the award-winning teacher.