First Lady Rachel Ruto has been awarded the KISS Humanitarian Award at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences in Bhubaneswar, India.
The prestigious award is presented annually by the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences to recognise and felicitate individuals for their exemplary and outstanding service to humanity worldwide.
It is a symbol of hope, compassion and altruism, and its recognition of acts of kindness is a mechanism that inspires others to follow the same path.
In her speech, Mama Rachel Ruto highlighted the urgent need for unity in addressing global challenges such as climate change and poverty.
With a strong commitment to women, children and vulnerable communities, she emphasised the importance of financial inclusion, climate action and promoting youth empowerment.