Wednesday, 7 November 2012
SERENA AND VENUS WILLIAMS IN KENYA
US tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams are reportedly in Kenya after jetting in from Nigeria on Tuesday. According to a humanitarian website, PANA, the two sisters are involved in the organisation of the humanitarian visit.
They are said to have flown to Kisumu to visit a school and meet orphans and women widowed by HIV/AIDS.
The website continues that "US marines are in charge of their security in Kenya, which includes a convoy of 10 vehicles, carrying her handlers".
Part of thier itinerary includes a visit to Kibera and to Sadili Ovals Sports Academy, which offers key tennis and football lessons to children from poor households.
Apart from the local tennis academy, the Williams are also financing school projects for poor children in the heartland of Masailand, near the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve.