Kenyan Kids Taste Filipino Food

CDA Maleon takes a video of Trevis Jumba, a Kenyan child, as he tries food from the Philippines. The children taste test hotdog, cornick, and ube (purple yum) ice cream during the activity. (Nairobi PE photo)


The Philippines Embassy in Nairobi, led by Charge d’ Affaires (CDA), a.i. to Nairobi Francis Maynard S. Maleon invited Kenyan kids aged seven to 12 years old to taste foods from the Philippines at the Embassy on 13 April 2019. (Nairobi PE photo)


CDA Maleon and Cultural Officer Hossana P. Dela Cruz give prizes to the Kenyan kids who participated in the activity. The Embassy hopes that with this project, manufacturers will realize that Kenyan tastes are very similar to Filipino taste and consider exporting their products to East Africa. (Nairobi PE photo)

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