Utumishi Bora Awards 2020

Utumishi Bora Awards (UBA) 2020


“Honoring Christians who have been making a great impact in the society especially in this Covid-19 period”

UTUMISHI BORA AWARDS is an annual awards ceremony that celebrates those transforming society through their service. The ultimate aim of the award is to provide a platform for Christian Professionals who have served in an exemplary manner to be celebrated and acknowledged in public. By doing so, we contribute towards the implementation of chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya that promotes servant leadership.


  1. Grand award (Mtumishi Bora): this is the overall award, dubbed Mtumishi Bora. The awardee in this category must have exhibited cross-cutting qualities in the above categories.
  2. Leadership: the awardee in this category must have demonstrated strong leadership and influenced in the society and left a legacy in their spheres of influence.
  3. Mentorship: must have empowered people by educating and teaching through his/her unique contribution.
  4. Pioneering/innovation: must have initiated a new profitable Christian venture.
  5. Research and writing: must have been involved in investigating, surveying and establishing fundamental Christian truth and authoring a great book that sets people free from all forms of bondage.
  6. Integrity: must have demonstrated honesty and strong moral principles, faithfulness and maintaining a value-based lifestyle.


In a very elaborate and decisive process, the Jury came up with the following runners-up, Final Awardees and “Mtumishi Bora Awardee (MBA). Some of the awardees were nominated across categories by various independent nominators, placing them in a pivot position.

  1. Mtumishi Bora

Prof. Kivutha Kibwana

Prof. Kivutha Kibwana (Left) receiving the Mtumishi Bora Award from the Chief Guest Prof. PLO Lumumba

2. Leadership Award

Winner – Prof. Kivutha Kibwana

Runner’s Up – Sis. Rose Macharia

Sr. Rose Macharia, Leadership category runner’s up, receiving her certificate from the Deputy Governor Makueni County Hon. Adelina Mwau

3. Pioneering & Innovation

Winner – Bonnie Mbithi

Mr. Boniface Mbithi Accompanied by his parents showing off his award

Runner’s Up – Gladys Ngoshi

Gladys Ngoshi receiving her runner’s up certificate.

4. Mentorship Award

Winner Sheila Van De Graph

Ms. Sheila posing for a photo with the Chief Guest Prof. PLO Lumumba after receiving her award

Runner’s up- Ms. Lucywonder Mukami

Ms. Mukami receiving her certificate

5. Integrity Award-No winner

6. Media Award- No winner

7. Research & Writing- No winner

Certificate of Recognition

  1. Media – Aidah Munzatsi
  2. Mentorship – Wycliffe Ochieng
  3. Research & Writing – Prof. Kivutha Kibwana
Ms. Aidah Munzatsi receiving her recognition certificate for her work in sensitizing people on Healthy lifestyles


The 2020 UBA winners (from left) Prof. Kivutha Kibwana, Ms. Sheila Atieno and Mr. Boniface Mbithi

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