May 20, 2024

Kenyan student lands dream job at Paris Olympics

Kenyan student lands dream job at Paris Olympics
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According to the statement TUK already has over 30 students in France. The learners are teaching English since 2019 with the institution receiving 3 French language tutors in an exchange program.

Technical University of Kenya's (TUK) Catherine Moya, a Diploma in International Relations student, has landed a lucrative job at the upcoming Paris Olympics Games.

The Kenyan will work as a translator for the Games slated for from July 26 to August 11. 

According to information released by the university, she is expected to work at the competitors' residential area. 

“Catherine Moya, a TUK student who is an English Language assistant in France has been appointed to help in translation and interpretation at the Olympic Village in France.

Athletes, officials among other personalities taking part in the upcoming Olympics in July have already travelled for the preparations and participation in the global event,” part of the statement from TUK read.

According to the statement TUK already has over 30 students in France. The learners are teaching English since 2019 with the institution receiving 3 French language tutors in an exchange program.

 


So far, two Kenyan teams, Malkia Strikers and Shujaas have qualified for the Games with more teams expected to bag the coveted slots to the Summer Games.

In athletics where the country has produced most of its Olympic medals from, Athletics Kenya (AK) has already named provisional squads with more athletes set to qualify in coming months before the eligibility period concludes. 

Additionally, Germany-born Fencer Alexandra Ndolo who switched allegiance to the country of her father's birth has already booked a ticket to the Games, representing Kenya for the first time in this competition.