Kenyan News anchor Betty Kyallo’s sister Mercy Kyallo has bagged an award at the Young Entrepreneurs Awards (YEA) 2018.
Mercy, though her leather company Yallo Limited took home the Manufacturing Awards at the event held by Bizna Kenya.
Betty took to social media to congratulate her, “today has been super amazing! Thank God. Something else that’s great happened today. My sister @mercykyallo won Manufacturing Award. Thank you for voting for her! I appreciate it. Mercy you work so hard and I’m proud of you. I love you, keep going sis!” she wrote.
Mercy was among 10 winners picked from 32 nominees in 10 categories, selected through an online public vote.
Pancras Karema of Expeditions Maasai Safaris and Marini Naturals’ Michelle Ntalami took home the male and female Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards respectively.
Renowned actor-cum script writer Abel Mutua of Phil-It- Productions beat Bahati of EMB Records to the Entertainment Industry Award.
Check out the full list of winners:
1. Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Male
Pancras Karema – Expeditions Maasai Safaris
2. Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Female
Michelle Ntalami – Marini Naturals
3. Services Industry Award
Anyiko Owoko – Anyiko Public Relations
4. Agripreneur Award
Rodgers Kirwa – iAgribiz Africa
5. Hospitality Award
Martin Ruga – Deserts Anyone Ltd
6. Fashion and Beauty Award
Ian Mati – Vintara Collections KE
7. Entertainment Industry Award
Abel Mutua – Phil-It- Productions
8. Real Estate Award
Tim Kipchumba – Questworks Limited
9. Digital Technology Award
Samuel Majani – Ghafla
10. Manufacturing Awards
Mercy Kyallo – Yallo Limited