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Details of President Ruto's meeting with Bill Gates

President William Ruto held a meeting with the chairman of Gates Foundation Bill Gates on Monday, August 21.

President William Ruto meets with Bill Gates at State House in December 2022

In a statement, President William Ruto said the purpose of the meeting was to discuss collaboration between Kenya and the Gates Foundation in dealing with climate change.

During the virtual meeting, the head of state also expressed his gratitude for the foundation’s efforts in transforming the lives of Kenyans.

“We undertake to work together in tackling the climate change crisis for the prosperity of all,” President Ruto said.


The meeting comes ahead of the Africa Climate Week that will be hosted in Kenya from September 4 to September 8.

Kenya will also host the African Climate Action Summit from September 4 to September 6.

Both events will take place concurrently at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.

The Gates Foundation’s efforts in Kenya have focused on empowering individuals, improving livelihoods, and addressing key challenges such as poverty, gender inequality, and climate change.


Through its investments and partnerships, the Gates Foundation has also made a significant impact in the areas of agriculture, finance, and reproductive health.

Gates made the announcement in a meeting with the head of state and commended the President on the Hustler Fund.

He said it would financially empower ordinary Kenyans to generate an income and create wealth



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