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Billionaire Bill Gates In Kenya

Post by : Hillary Musyoki

Bill Gates, the American business man , author and co-founder of Microsoft company is in Kenya.

He arrived on Tuesday  morning November 15. Where he will hold a series of public engagements in the country.

According to reports, Gates is expected to engage with national and county government officials over various projects he is undertaking in the country.

During his visit, the billionaire’s main focus will be on climate change initiatives in the country with a particular focus on farmers.

Gates will tour Makueni county where he is expected to meet governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr. at his office and also meet with select farmers from Kathonzweni.

Photo// Bill Gates planting a tree while in Kenya. Photo Courtesy

While on his tour in Makueni county, his main focus is the healthcare, he is set to visit the Makueni Mother and Child hospital which mainly deals with mother and child healthcare. At the heath facility, he will also engage with various health workers.

Furthermore, Gates is expected to engage university students at the University Of Nairobi(UON) in a hybrid conference to be moderated by former citizen tv journalist Uduak Amino on Thursday November 17.

The Discussion

The discussions will revolve around climate change and food security.

“The hybrid event will include a live audience of 500 students from various universities in Nairobi and a virtual audience of students from universities across the continents.”

“The 60-minute moderated town hall format will focus on the challenges and opportunities in food security and climate change in Africa,” UON stated.

The American businessman is the founder of the of the Melinda and Gates Foundation, works to help all people live a healthy and productive lives.

Lastly, the foundation focuses on improving peoples health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.

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