Safaricom Foundation was established in August 2003 and is a registered charity funded by Safaricom Limited and the Vodafone Group Foundation. The work of Safaricom Foundation is an expression of Safaricom Limited’s “Passion for the World Around Us”. The Foundation provides a formal process for charitable contributions to communities, community groups and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Kenya who are key partners in responding to social and economic development issues in the country.
The Foundation supports initiatives / projects that provide sustainable solutions to the most pressing social challenges. Its specific focus areas are Education, Health, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Conservation, Arts and Culture, Music and Sports. The Foundation also responds to disasters and humanitarian emergencies.
Safaricom Foundation’s strategic directions contribute towards Kenya's development agenda
The Foundation’s Vision, Mission and Values
A prosperous Kenya, where peoples’ lives are positively transformed
To partner with local communities to address social, economic and environmental issues to foster positive and lasting change
The values that underpin our work are;
- Passion for the world around us.
- Passion for results
- Passion for partnerships
- Passion for integrity
- Key programme areas
The Foundation's strategic directions are inline with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Kenya's development plans.
Safaricom Foundation, Kenya
Physical Address: Safaricom House, Waiyaki way
P O Box 46350 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 254 20 4273342
Fax: 254 20 4273891
Contact person: Ms. Sanda Ojiambo- Corporate Responsibility Manager
Date of establishment: Area of interest: Education and Health