Inarguably Kenya’s largest corporate foundation, during the ten years of working with partners, more than a million people have benefited from various disaster response initiatives; 830,000 Kenyans have received specialised health services through mobile medical camps; over 680,000 children are now learning in classrooms; 232,000 people have been economically empowered through community based income generation projects and 172,000 people can access clean and safe water thanks to community water projects. In addition, the Safaricom Foundation has planted over 5.6 million trees in community nurseries and in large scale conservation projects; constructed 181 classrooms and dorms countrywide and 50 special units to cater for the special learning needs of children. Its involvement extends beyond the signing of cheques to encompass an all-round involvement in projects. The total contribution of Safaricom Foundation towards Kenya’s development so far is Kshs 1.8 billion.
As it turns ten, it continues to work countrywide to improve the quality of life of Kenyans through partnerships to implement projects in health, education, economic empowerment, environmental conservation, water, arts and culture, Technology for Good and disaster relief.