Vaishali Shah, the founder of the club is committed to spreading the message of the benefits of plant based diet. She conducts seminars on how to slowly switch to plant based diet without loosing any nutritions and be compassionate about nature and animal alike. It is an alternative to meat diet which is equally delicious, nutritious and healthy.
WHO defines Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Health is wealth, this may sound clichéd but without good health, there is no meaning in life. Kenya Vegetarian Club(KVC) has embarked on a mission to create health awareness among the local population.Eating meat and animal food increases the risk of ill health as they are saturated fats with high levels of sodium. Besides they may also have potentially life-threatening poisons and contaminants like hormones, herbicides and pesticides. Besides, their bodies may also harbor many viruses, bacteria and parasites like salmonella, trichinella and other worms. All these are consumed by those relishing their flesh. No wonder, meat-eating has been linked to cancer, heart disease, strokes, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, kidney stones, and many other such deadly diseases. In Kenya, cancer is ranked as the third leading cause of death.
KVC in creating Health Awareness
KVC conducts health awareness seminars and workshops in various cities and towns in Kenya. The aim of these Seminars and Camps is to build awareness about the various benefits of a vegetarian diet and encourage the local population to switch over to a healthy lifestyle free of diseases and problems that plague people in general. Ms. Vaishali Shah, Founder of KVC conducts these programs and it is the dream of KVC to see a disease free Kenya. In order to achieve this goal, KVC aims to reach out to schools, colleges, universities, public institutions, corporate organisations, private companies, NGOs, health and welfare organizations besides religious and social bodies.
How does KVC aim to achieve this?
KVC presents powerful slide shows, movies and study materials showing the audience the ill effects of persisting with a diet that is unhealthy and potentially dangerous to the human body. Armed with facts validated by research, participants are motivated to give up eating meat and embark on healthy eating habits. It is a matter of great pride that there are many instances where people have been convinced enough to give up meat eating after attending these programs.
Let us make Kenya a healthy nation. Come join us in our journey towards good health and good food.