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Thank you for visiting my fundraising page.

I am reaching out to share a cause that is incredibly close to my heart. On Nov 3rd, 2024, I am participating in the TCS New York City Marathon to raise funds for a groundbreaking initiative – the construction of sub-Saharan Africa’s first children’s cancer hospital. I am very excited to have this opportunity and challenge. This will be my second time running a marathon; I accomplished the TCS New York City Virtual Marathon in 2022.

It’s disheartening to acknowledge that currently, 9 out of 10 children diagnosed with cancer in this vast region do not survive. The need for urgent intervention is evident, and that’s why I am running for Shoe4Africa, an organization committed to making a difference.

Shoe4Africa has already achieved a significant milestone by building East & Central Africa’s first Public Children’s Hospital, which has provided crucial care to over 1,000,000 children. Now, we aim to take it a step further by constructing a dedicated children’s cancer hospital.

I am reaching out to ask for your support in this meaningful endeavor. 100% of your donation, regardless of the amount, will go directly to this noble cause. Together, we can make a substantial impact on the lives of children facing cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.

Thank you for considering my request, and I appreciate any support you can provide. If anyone is interested in following along on my training journey you can follow me on my Strava or Facebook pages:

Warm regards,


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