Isiolo county has heavily been hit by the effects of recurrent drought heightend by the climate change,human wildlife conflicts and other disasters which has affected the livelihoods of communities in the arid region.
ActionAid Kenya and sarova hotels in partnership with the county government of isiolo will host the The Shaba Challenge on the 10th of August 2019 at the shaba National Reserve in Isiolo to raise funds in support of marginalised communities affected by droughts in Isiolo.
Speaking at the launch of the Shaba challenge Governor county government of Isiolo HE Mohammed Abdi Kuti says that the Shaba challenge is set to give an opportunity to all competitors to interact with the diverse culture existing in Isiolo.
“The experience will be supporting responsible conservation and it will be a worthy cause that will improve the lives of marginalised communities who continue to suffer the effect of recurrent drought caused by climate change.”he adds.
To join the Shaba Challange registration is only 10000 for participants and 5000 for supporters of the sports challenge
The challange entails three obstacle courses suited for various groups The ndovu course,the simba pride course and the swara family course set to give the participants the physical challange on body fitness.
Speaking on behalf of the fitness professionals Association of Kenya Mr phillip Namasaka saya that the event will bring together people with varid fitness levels to celebreate physical resilience through the challenge activities.