‘Beyond Zero' is an Initiative governed by the fundamental belief that ‘No woman will die while giving birth' where Margaret Kenyatta, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Republic of Kenya H.E Uhuru Kenyatta has dedicated her time and resources to complimenting the Government of Kenya's effort to eliminate maternal and child mortality and HIV/AIDS.
Beyond Zero focuses on leveraging and strengthening exiting health facilities and interventions alongside national and county-level platforms to ensure alignment of its activities. The Campaign has triggered and sustained dialogue in maternal and child healthcare, cancer and HIV/AIDs contributing to increased awareness and concrete resource investment.
The Initiative launched a unique flagship fundraising and awareness campaign, the First Lady's Half Marathon (FLHM) through which she galvanized the general public, the private sector, international organizations and media towards the goal of improving access to quality health care for expectant mothers, children and marginalized groups.
She is the only First Lady who has ran a world marathon. Locally, Her Excellency has hosted three annual marathons (2014-2016) and raised funds to purchase fully kitted medical mobile clinics to serve vulnerable and marginalized hard to reach communities across 47 counties of Kenya.
Margaret Kenyatta's evident care for people, is closely followed by her love for the world in which they live; her desire is to leave this world a better place.