Running For A Child's Heart
Mater Heart Run is an event that takes part every year in Kenya for. The event raises funds to support a programme that caters to children with heart-related problems. Mater Hospital’s cardiac programme has so far benefitted over 3,000 children since its inception in 1995. Under the cardiac programme, Mater Hospital identifies and treats children with various types of heart conditions, specifically targeting those from poor backgrounds. The 2018 marathon, the sixth edition, was held simultaneously in nine counties, namely: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nyeri, Machakos, Meru, Nakuru, Uasin Gishu and Kakamega.