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This profile was last updated on 9/18/13  and contains information from public web pages.


Local Address:  Kenya

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Rachel Ruto, the teacher who ..., 2 July 2007 [cached]
Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge
For Mrs Rachel Jebet Ruto, it would not be the first time that she would be called upon to walk in the courts of power; her husband was once one of the powerful ministers in the former President Moi's Government, having been a minister in the Office of President.
Rachel, 38, quit her job at the Kenya Trading and Credit Corporation (now in receivership) in 1998 and spent a year at home with her children.
A teacher by profession, Rachel said she met Ruto while at Butere Secondary School."He was at Wareng' pursuing his A-levels.But our relationship got serious when we were in college, I at Kenyatta and he at the University of Nairobi," she said.
As the wife of a prospective president, Rachel believes her husband is a good leader.
"He has done well in Eldoret North, and I have no doubt that he will excel as president."
Rachel says she can cope with the rigours of being a politician's wife and often advises him.The MP makes time for the family."We go to church together and make up for lost time in family outings ...
Rachel manages the family's tour firm, Venture Africa, a job she says keeps her busy and turns her mind away from his long absence.She finds the job fulfilling and rewarding.
"I meet people and interact ...
As the wife of a prospective president, she believes that Kenya has the potential to play in the league of the big nations.
"We have hard working people in a beautiful, resource-endowed country, we can make the best out of it and make the lives of millions who are poor better and meaningful," she said.
If the role was bestowed upon her, Rachel says she would take up charity work to help needy children, the old and the vulnerable in society.
She would like to create awareness on issues like the environment, drug abuse and other social vices.
"I will stretch out my hands and help those whom I can and show them comfort, love and care," she says.
They are the wives of MPs ..., 2 July 2007 [cached]
They are the wives of MPs Mr Raila Odinga (Mrs Ida Anyango Odinga), Mr Kalonzo Musyoka (Mrs Pauline Kathini Musyoka), Mr William Ruto (Mrs Rachel Chebet Ruto), Mr Musalia Mudavadi (Mrs Tessy Mudavadi), Mr Najib Balala (Mrs Najaa Said Balala) and Mr Uhuru Kenyatta (Mrs Margaret Wanjiru Uhuru).
Mrs Rachel Ruto, a trained teacher with a passion for politics, likes helping her husband in his career.She dreams of helping the poor, the sick and advocating for issues like environmental conservation.
She says: "I love politics and I know what good it can do if it is played clean and democratically ...
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Rachel Ruto, the teacher who ..., 2 July 2007 [cached]
Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge
Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge
African commission_old, 1 July 2007 [cached]
Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge
Uganda FM_Old1, 26 June 2007 [cached]
Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge
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