Kenyan says studying in China was a wise choice

Publication date:

February 1, 2024




This article shares the story of Henry Rotich, a Kenyan who initially had little knowledge of China, received a scholarship to pursue his master's degree in chemistry there in 1998. Despite initial language challenges, Rotich immersed himself in Chinese culture, forming friendships and eventually marrying a Chinese woman. His positive experiences in China, including admiration for the work ethic and family values, inspired him to promote cross-cultural understanding between Kenya and China through initiatives like the Kenya-China Alumni Association and advocating for cultural exchange programs. Rotich's story serves as a positive example of the profound impact China's scholarship programs and collaborative projects have on fostering knowledge transfer and strengthening relations between Kenya and China.


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