County first ladies to launch strategic plan

By: ABIUD OCHIENG

First ladies from the 47 counties will on Friday launch their 2015-2020 strategic plan.

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will lead other dignitaries in the launch the County First Ladies Association strategic plan at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi at 11 am.

The spouses of governors have initiated several projects at the county level, which include championing cancer awareness and early detection, gender based violence and female genital mutilation advocacy.

They have also been involved in empowerment of women, and being champions of the Beyond Zero Mobile Clinics and Maternal Heath care.

The ‘Beyond Zero’ campaign, a project started by Mrs Kenyatta, intends to reduce maternal and child mortality in the country.

Governors will be present to mark the milestone by the association.