Peter Tabichi lands lucrative ambassadorial role

Peter Tabichi.

World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi has landed yet another lucrative job. The 36-year-old school teacher has been appointed as the Dettol Superhero Brand ambassador for 2020.

Reacting to his new appointment, Tabichi pointed out that he is ready to take up the new challenge in equipping the next generation.

“For me, teaching is a very powerful job, I want to be part of building the next generation, in itself that, making sure that the students are learning valuable knowledge and skills to make better future is a scary situation.

“It will be my great honour to work with various partners to ensure that we are reducing sanitation-related ailments among school-going children across the country.”

The Dettol Soaperhero program is a student-led school hygiene program that was launched in August 2019 to help reduce sanitation-related ailments among school-going children across the country.

Tabichi, a Science and Mathematics teacher at Keriko Secondary School in Nakuru County, will champion the cause for over 9 million school-going children across the country.

“Dettol has over the years focused its interventions on school hygiene programs, targeting children in both urban and rural areas. Today, we are honoured to partner with ‘the world’s best teacher’ in the fight against hygiene-based diseases in our schools,” said Africa Expansion Director – Health , Dele Adeyole.

Tabichi won the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize in March this year for his continued efforts to empower students and the school’s surrounding community. He was awarded a Sh 100million prize.

He recently visited President Donald Trump alongside Varkey Foundation Chairman Vikas Pota and billionaire Founder of Varkey Foundation Sunny Varkey at the White House.

“It was all like a dream. I had received an invite from the White House as part of the line up meetings I will be having here in the US. After the security protocol, we were ushered in to meet President Trump who was very eager to meet us,” he said.

According to Tabichi, President Trump appreciated his efforts in teaching and emerging top in the 2019 Global Teacher award.