In a bid to improve maternal and child health outcomes in Kenya, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta launched the ‘Beyond Zero Campaign’.
We are not boarding! Sheila Mwanyigha’s post about Beyond Zero elicits angry reactions
The Beyond Zero Campaign was launched by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.
However, 5 years on this philanthropic campaign is eliciting severe backlash from Kenyans. This is because Kenyans feel that despite the several Beyond Zero half-marathons held to raise money, maternal healthcare is still sub-par.
On the other hand, others feel that the campaign is just another scam while others expressed that the taxes we pay should be enough for a good healthcare system. A section of celebrities who have associated themselves with the campaign have been dragged by their lace fronts.
Sheila Mwanyigha recently sent out a tweet to encourage Kenyans to run this year in the ‘Beyond Zero’ Marathon but they have made it clear that they are not boarding.
See some of the reactions below:
kevin midigo: No thank you...Mahali nimefika siwezi kimbishwa na madeni alafu nikimbie marathon
Dauti Kahura: There's nothing charitable about this run....
Deputy Sherrif: Why participate to enrich the few while people like Boniface murage can't even afford hospital bill for the kid . What is purpose of beyond zero marathon anyway??
danP: Tell Mama to tell Papa to take charge of the country and fix this corruption menace. Then will not need to run to raise funds the so called charitable initiatives
#BeHumble: Punda amechoka
Gathoni: Nah. Will wash my hair instead. Or something
Bryan: hehe.. mbio za sakafuni while Nyokafi is carting off mabilioni from mAfya house.
Joe Vega : Kimbia peke yako pls.
WEKESA LEONARD: If only the run was to ensure medics are adequately paid, facilities equipped, patient to medic ratio reduced and public health cover improved, I would have forced all my family members to participate and even supervise their participation. Hii ingine akimbilie state house
Ahmed Jama: This is nothing but a socialite event, it's got nothing to do with charity or anything noble.
Chairman Muthusi: Another con game........
We have a Government that must take care of society's medical needs.
Stop this nonsense of running to massage the ego of cartels.
Robin Hood: Not boarding what we need is to run away from all this corruption
NERD: We shouldn't even have to run for maternal health tbh as in??
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