She was born to former Director of Kenya Railways Corporation Njuguna Gakuo and her mother Magdallena who was a German.
Mrs Kenyatta attended the prestigious St Andrews School in Molo and would later get married to Kenya’s founding President Jomo Kenyatta’s son Uhuru.
Margaret, a noble and simple woman, has made it her personal call to fight for the lives of Kenyan mothers and children through her Beyond Zero campaign.
The campaign aims at creating awareness and raising funds to tackle issues that affect maternal and childbirth issues as well as mother to child transmission of HIV.
Incidentally, former First Lady Lucy Kibaki, one of the pioneer students of the prestigious Alliance Girls High School, also trained as a teacher and taught in several schools in Central and Nairobi before quitting.
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