Thousands show up in support of the health campaign

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta (centre) crosses the finish line during the 21km First Lady's Marathon at Nyayo Stadium on March 8, 2015. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU |

What you need to know:

  • Donations totalling Sh46 million were presented to the First Lady at the Nyayo Stadium with the Commercial Bank of Africa donating Sh25 million.
  • She wished Kenyan athletes the best of luck at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships that will be held in Guiyang, China on March 28.
  • “We are halfway through our journey, as we need to raise additional funds to purchase more clinics so that each of our 47 counties has a mobile clinic to service the healthcare needs of our mothers and children,” she said.
  • The event was also used to mark the World Women’s Day dedicated to show respect, appreciation and love towards women.

The First Lady Margaret Kenyatta's Beyond Zero campaign raised Sh46mn during the Sunday marathon in which 15,000 peopled showed up to back the drive.

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