The launching of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Children's book was a success. The book was launched at the Manu Chandaria auditorium , University of Nairobi on June 22, 2022.
The launch marks the beginning of self-realization to the children of Kenya and beyond by the fact of knowledge that they are stakeholders in solving the world’s biggest problems through SDGs. Also the launch creates awareness to caregivers like parents and guardians to know that they play an important part by enabling their children bring SDGs solution to life.
The author of the SDGs Children’s book Dr. Mara Catherine Harvey in her presentation stressed the importance of creating awareness of SDGs goals to children so that they can adress SDGs challenges.
" If we do not know the problem we want to solve how can we solve it?". This is the "Smart Way to Start Good." she said.
The guest were welcomed by the Host Dr. Patric Maluki-Co-Chair SDSN-Kenya and the event was officially opened by Prof. Ogengo on behalf of the university VC Prof. Stephen Kiama. In attendance were niversity staff,collaborators and dignitaries including: the Amb. of Switzerland H.E Amb. Valentin Zellweger, Amb. of the Islamic Republic of Iran H.E Dr. Jafar Barmaki, CEO DoK Knight Muteti, CEO Anti FGM Board BErnatte Loloju (mrs), Director KICD Prof. Charles Ochienge Ong'ondo among others.