Over 5,500 women in Kenya die annually
due to pregnancy and birth related complications.
We can change this today.
The events create a strong platform to galvanize substantial support and raise awareness on HIV, maternal and child health challenges.
They create an opportunity to create a women’s movement around wellness and the importance of healthy living.
The two events offer an opportunity to promote Kenya positively at a global level and promote the country as a sports tourism destination.
Raise awareness on the challenges surrounding HIV control, maternal, new born and children’s health in Kenya.
Leverage support and raise funds to increase access to HIV maternal, new born and children’s health services.
Raise awareness on the link between good health and the centrality of maternal and child health towards a strong and prosperous nation.
To raise visibility for campaign, the First Lady will participate in two key events;
1. March 9, 2014 – First Lady’s Half-Marathon
2. April 13, 2014 - London Marathon