Two time Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has launched the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation that will be anchored on child education and knowledge.
The reigning word marathon record holder launched the foundation virtually and announced on his official twitter account:
“My mission is to give all children in the world access to knowledge and education. I want those children to grow up into healthy adults in a green and breathing world where forests keep our people safe,” Kipchoge said
The Kenyan, who won both Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo marathon Olympics Games Kipchoge urged Kenyans and people across the world to contribute to the foundation in order to make the needy children have a smile and enjoy the beauty of the world.
Through his foundation, Kipchoge said that he wants to raise awareness and raise finances to build libraries, schools, forests.
“I was lucky in my life to have access to books and knowledge from a young age. It taught me to value life.”