Safaricom Foundation and Ziziafrique launch Accelerated Learning Programme in Tana River County

At least 2,500 learners in Tana River County are expected to acquire literacy and numeracy skills from an Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) by Safaricom Foundation and ZiziAfrique. The Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) which was first launched in Turkana in 2018 will target 40 schools in Tana River and will be introduced in Bungoma County later … More Safaricom Foundation and Ziziafrique launch Accelerated Learning Programme in Tana River County

Safaricom Foundation launches Ndoto Zetu Phase Two

Safaricom Foundation announced the second phase of Ndoto Zetu, an initiative that aims to positively transform lives of communities across Kenya. Ndoto Zetu which is part of the Foundation’s philanthropic partnerships across the country aims to support individual Kenyans who are keen to make an impact in their communities through social investments. Through the initiative, … More Safaricom Foundation launches Ndoto Zetu Phase Two

Safal Group awards regional photographers in the Eye in the Wild contest

Safal Group – Africa’s largest producer of steel roofing and Provider of building solutions has today unveiled the winners of the 2019 ‘Safal Eye in the Wild’ photography competition that seeks to promote sustainable conservation actions in Africa. Twenty eight year old Daniel Charles Msirikale from Tanzania, who is a freelance photographer, emerged the overall … More Safal Group awards regional photographers in the Eye in the Wild contest

SAFARICOM FOUNDATION AND CBM PARTNER FOR WEZESHA ELIMU PROGRAMME

The Safaricom Foundation and international disability inclusive development organisation, CBM Kenya, have today announced the third phase of the ‘Wezesha Elimu’ porgramme. Through the programme, the two organisations aim to address the factors that limit children with disabilities from accessing education.  “We launched the first phase of the programme in 2016 with the main objective … More SAFARICOM FOUNDATION AND CBM PARTNER FOR WEZESHA ELIMU PROGRAMME

Godrej Youth Program to open additional hairdressing TVET centres in Kitui County

With over 20,000 youth expected to be trained in hairdressing and beauty therapy under the Godrej Wezesha Youth program, the program is on course with two more centres expected to open in Kitui Country by the end of 2019. The Wezesha Youth program – a partnership between the Council of Governors and Godrej Kenya – … More Godrej Youth Program to open additional hairdressing TVET centres in Kitui County

Businesses should utilize social media more in amplifying their corporate social responsibility

The coming of social media has revolutionized the world. Social media is the true revelation of making the world a global village. Messages sent via social media can cover the whole world within minutes while that sent via the mainstream media is still putting on its pants. Social media tools are powerful mechanisms in influencing … More Businesses should utilize social media more in amplifying their corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility is not a must but it is important for LG Electronics

Today, business engaging in corporate social responsibility (CSR) not only a must but a key component to the survival of any given business/brand. CSR is the only way that a business “gives back” to a community. It is one way of a business showing the community that it is genuine, human and it cares for … More Corporate social responsibility is not a must but it is important for LG Electronics

Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ between Business Strategy and Sustainability

Over the years, LG has relooked at its corporate citizenship in a bid to improve and impact the communities they operate in.  We recently spoke to LG East Africa Managing Director, Janghoon Chung on LG’s initiatives in the region and they challenges the company faces in implementing them. What is LG’s sustainability principles? Globally, LG … More Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ between Business Strategy and Sustainability

The power of corporate social responsibility to a business

A good business is that which gives back to society. Businesses that give back something to those who contribute to their well-being in terms of consuming their products and services have a history living to serve generations. Giving back to society through corporate social responsibility is not a must. A business can choose to give … More The power of corporate social responsibility to a business

The Age of Social Media: Brands should amplify their CSR or regret later

Brands cannot run away from social media. At this age, social media platforms are the only avenues that brands can utilize to amplify their products and services. Research by GeoPoll in 2017 showed that 75 percent of Kenyans consume news and information from online and social media platforms, 10 percent of them confirm with the … More The Age of Social Media: Brands should amplify their CSR or regret later