Sarah Obama


Young participants warm-up for a walk that was flagged off by Sarah... News PhotoAlertness,Dedication,Exercising,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Illness,Kenya,Nairobi,Non-profit Organization,Participant,Protection,Sarah Obama,Sponsor,Strategy,US President,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPYoung participants warm-up for a walk that was flagged off by Sarah Obama, 86 step-grandmother of US President, on October 12, 2013 in Nairobi sponsored by Grandmothers Against Malaria Initiative (GAMI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating malaria through evidence-based treatment strategies and prevention awareness. Sarah, who is the Intergovernmental institution for the use of Micro-Algae Spirulina against Malnutrition (IIMAM) goodwill ambassador flagged of tens of participants at the National Malaria Walk to support the purchase of 50,000 treated mosquito nets to curb deaths of 16,000 children that occur annually from malaria which is responsible for 25 percent of deaths of children under fiver in Africa. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)