The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon is an annual charity fundraising event that seeks to raise funds for SEEING IS BELIEVING, a Standard Chartered Bank initiative for eradicating avoidable blindness in children under the age of nine. The Marathon has over the years become the greatest professional and social running event of the year bringing together runners, associate sponsors, supporters, corporates and the community to contribute towards ensuring the children gets life changing eye surgery. All proceeds from the marathon registration go towards supporting SEEING IS BELIEVING projects across Kenya. Over 600 patients have undergone cataract operations at the Kikuyu Eye Hospital.
PesaPal has worked with The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon since 12th September 2012. Since the official launch of this partnership at the Standard Chartered Bank headquarters in Chiromo . Pesapal has stood out as the preferred online payment option endorsed by the Standard Chartered Bank to handle payments and registration towards the marathon.
Pesapal has also successfully handled donations for the RUN FOR A REASON initiative since the inception of online payments for the Marathon. Participants can simply log on to www.nairobimarathon.com/ and register through PesaPal to participate in the marathon or to donate to the cause on www.nairobimarathon.com/donate You can then pay for your registration or donation through M-Pesa, Airtel Money, YuCash, Visa, MasterCard, Mobile Banking or Pesapal ewallets.
Each year, the Pesapal team looks forward to running for a reason alongside world marathon champions, young upcoming athletes and supporters of this worthy cause.