Veteran Vitimbi actress, Mary Kavere popularly known as Mama Kayai has been inducted into the Riverwood Awards Hall of Fame at a glamourous event which happened on Saturday at the Acacia Premier Hotel in Kisumu town. The event was aimed at  acknowledging  stars in the film industry.

Mary Kevere received the Grand Warrior Award which is also the feted induction to the Riverwood Awards Hall of Fame.

KFCB Boss, Ezekiel Mutua also announced that KFCB would not only set up special fundsto help her start and run a business bu also  honor the acting matriarch by naming a section of the Kenya Cinema building in Nairobi after her.

She has been in the film industry for over 30 years and this is among the first efforts in the industry to support the the pioneers of the acting field.