Chef Ali and music artist Juliani
joined hands with British Chef Jamie Oliver to launch
Food Revolution Day.
41 million children under five are
overweight, 159 million too undernourished.
Jamie Oliver called Food Revolution
Day 2016 in Kenya a “game-changer” for addressing the child
Friday 20th May was the 5th
Food Revolution Day which saw British Chef and campaigner Jamie
Oliver hosting the longest-ever Facebook Live campaign around
The aim of Food Revolution Day was to
encourage more people to sign up to and join the Food
Revolution, and put pressure on governments to develop and
implement plans that will tackle the child nutrition crisis.
Jamie, along with other famous faces
from across the globe, broadcasted a series of 30-minute shows
throughout the day on Facebook Live.
The live streaming was started in
London before moving on to Australia, India, Tanzania, Kenya,
Nigeria, Germany, UK, Brazil, US, Netherlands and Canada,
ultimately creating a 7-hour cooking marathon broadcast
(including an International Omelette Challenge) – all live!
Hosting the cookout in Kenya was music
sensation Juliani and leading Chef and TV personality Chef Ali
They cooked amongst children at 1.30pm
at Makini Junior School, Makindi Rd, Nairobi City.
The Kenyan singer-songwriter, actress
and entertainer Avril put in an appearance as a courtesy call at