Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Award


MDG Award for HEART

April 26, 2013 – HEART won the honor of the first place award for MDG #3

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty rates to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest. From this site, explore the efforts of the UN and its partners for building a better world.

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Award is an initiative that acknowledged the contribution of Government, Development Partners Institutions, Private Sectors, NGOs and Individuals in Kenya that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in driving the achievement of one the eight MDG goals through their core programmes. This initiative is being implemented in partnership with United Nations Department Programme in Kenya, Ministry of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030, Millennium Development Goals Trust Fund and the Government of Finland.


The MDG Award presented to HEART

The MDGs Goals:

  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

  • Achieve universal primary education

  • Promote gender equality and empower women

  • Improving maternal health care

  • Reduce child mortality

  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases

  • Ensure environmental sustainability

  • Create a global partnership for development with targets for aid, trade and debt relief