Safaricom employees donate foodstuff to vulnerable families

Safaricom staff members have donated foodstuff worth over KES 4 million shillings to more than 2,500 needy households across the country. The donation is part of a staff initiative that saw Safaricom employees come together to contribute over KES 2 million shillings to help vulnerable families affected by COVID-19. The amount raised was then matched … More Safaricom employees donate foodstuff to vulnerable families

Safaricom partners with AYUDH Kenya to distribute white canes to 20,000 visually impaired people

Safaricom has partnered with AYUDH Kenya, an international youth movement dedicated to empowering young people to contribute to a peaceful and sustainable world, to distribute white canes worth over KES 30 million to 20,000 blind and visually impaired persons across the country. The project will see 10,000 children and youth identified by the Kenya Union … More Safaricom partners with AYUDH Kenya to distribute white canes to 20,000 visually impaired people

Safaricom extends its free digital learning to September

Safaricom has extended free access to digital education content for primary and secondary school students to 8th September 2020 following the extended closure of learning institutions. The content, which is approved by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), has been free to access from April 2020. Since then, more than 10 million education bundles have … More Safaricom extends its free digital learning to September

OVER 3,000 HEALTHCARE WORKERS TO RECEIVE PPES FROM M-PESA FOUNDATION

Over 3,000 healthcare workers will receive personal protective equipment (PPEs) courtesy of the M-PESA Foundation. The Foundation will work with local manufacturers to procure the PPEs and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) to distribute them at an estimated cost of KES 20 million. Healthcare workers in 7 Counties will receive the PPEs … More OVER 3,000 HEALTHCARE WORKERS TO RECEIVE PPES FROM M-PESA FOUNDATION

SAFARICOM FOUNDATION’S TVET PROGRAMME KICKS OFF TODAY

300 students who have been shortlisted for Safaricom Foundation’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme will begin online classes on 22nd June. The Foundation has partnered with Zizi Afrique Foundation and ToolKit iSkills, a social enterprise organisation, to roll out a TVET programme with a focus on Plumbing, Welding, Food and Beverage and Electrical … More SAFARICOM FOUNDATION’S TVET PROGRAMME KICKS OFF TODAY

Safaricom Foundation donates tablets in Kawangware and Dandora

Students drawn from over one thousand households in Kawangware and Dandora are set to benefit from free access to e-learning tools following a partnership between Safaricom Foundation and Dignitas, a non-governmental organisation that works to provide access to education in urban slums.  “The current COVID-19 crisis has disrupted day-to-day learning which has unfortunately left some … More Safaricom Foundation donates tablets in Kawangware and Dandora

Safaricom Foundation empowering Kayole Women

Kodero Women’s group from Kayole are the first beneficiaries of Safaricom Foundation’s Ndoto Zetu (phase 2) initiative. The group received tailoring equipment to kick start their dream of opening a tailoring school for its members. Ndoto Zetu which is part of the Foundation’s philanthropic partnerships across the country aims to support individual Kenyans who are … More Safaricom Foundation empowering Kayole Women

Safaricom Foundation and Zizi Afrique partner to improve literacy

Over 4,500 learners in grade 3 to 5 have benefitted from The Accelerated Learning Programme which has provided a steady improvement in reading skills in the three counties it has been implemented. The programme which is being implemented by Safaricom Foundation and Zizi Afrique through literacy and numeracy camps, has seen children being able to … More Safaricom Foundation and Zizi Afrique partner to improve literacy

Safaricom Foundation launches TVET programme

Close to 1,000 young people are expected to benefit from a KES 130 million Safaricom Foundation investment towards Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) with a focus on Plumbing, Welding, Food and Beverage and Electrical Engineering. The investment will see Safaricom Foundation partner with Zizi Afrique Foundation and TVET institutions to set up an … More Safaricom Foundation launches TVET programme

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