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The Safaricom Foundation was established in 2003 and has grown to be one of the largest corporate Foundations in Kenya. Since its inception, it has invested over Kshs 3.3 billion (approximately US$ 32 million) creating lasting social, economic and environmental transformation over 3.5 million people across the country.

This investment spreads in its eight thematic areas of focus: education, health, economic empowerment, environmental conservation, water, arts and culture, technology for good and disaster relief.

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International Day of the Girl Child

The United Nations Foundation estimates that 130 million youth across the world are out of school, 70 percent of whom are girls. Further, 133 million girls and women have experienced female genital mutilation in 29 countries in Africa and Middle East where the harmful practice is most common.

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World Environment Day

The world today is faced by numerous environmental challenges. Forest degradation, climate change, waste management are just but some of the environmental concerns facing the globe today. 

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International Day of Charity

The International Day of Charity recognizes the efforts put in place to alleviate human suffering.
The day will be commemorated this year through encouraging charity through education and public awareness raising activities.

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International Literacy Day

This day brings together governments and other stakeholders to look at what what has been done and what needs to be done to improve the standards of education in the country in line with the SDGs

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World Water Day


The UN estimates that on average every day, women spend 25% of their day collecting water for their families. This is time that could be spent on other economic generating activities, thus investment in water can add great milestones to economic growth.

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Cancer Is Not Beyond Us

Government statistics indicate that we are losing 22,000people annually due to various cancers. The annual incidence is estimated to be at 28,000 cases. Cancer now ranks third as a leading cause of death after infectious and cardiovascular diseases.

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Rapid Modernisation and Technological Advancements

Estimates from the UN indicate that there are about one billion people around the world living with some form of disability, which translates to one seventh of the world's population.

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Why Road Discipline Starts With Our Leaders

Former US President Ronald Reagan once said, "the greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things; he is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things".

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