Rachel Chebet Ruto is the wife to William Ruto, the Deputy President of Kenya. She has been at the center of attention in the Kenyan arena. She is a powerful individual in her own ways,working on various projects to prod groth and development to kenyans.
Rachel Ruto was awarded with the International Honorary Fellowship Award On Women Empowerment at the Binary University in Malaysia On 17 January 2014.
In 2016, Rachel Ruto was among the grandaunts at Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She graduated with a Master of Arts.
Mama Rachel Ruto consistently prays for Kenya. Photographs of her deep down in prayers have moved many in the country. Regardless of whether it was during her husband’s ICC case or when she was attending church services, Rachel has consistently been seen looking for divine interventions from God.
It was her Tuombeeni Kenya (lets pray for Kenya) drive that saw her crisscross the nation to pray for harmony in the country.
Rachel Ruto was once seen wearing a school uniform to motivate students. It is unheard of for a country’s second in command wife to wear secondary school uniform, yet Rachel did it when she visited Butere Girls Secondary School in their uniform. She was looking to motivate the young ladies.
Rachel Ruto is the founder of JoyWo (Joyful Women), an umbrella NGO which is involved in a number of activities including table banking, advocacy for women and youth as well as research developments. She has also used the platform for promoting good health in women and children.
Along with spouse William Ruto, Rachel was moved by the topic of baby Nadia who was deserted and buried alive. They adopted the child and gave her Ruto’s mom’s name, Cherono.Such is humanity we all wish someday to happen to us