Safaricom Foundation Invests KES 100 mn in Ndoto Zetu Initiative

Safaricom Foundation has set aside KES 100 million for its Ndoto Zetu initiative which calls upon Kenyans to partner with the Foundation by having their community dreams and aspirations brought to life.

Safaricom PLC CEO, Peter Ndegwa, presents backpacks to students at Shadrack Kimalel secondary school, Eugene Aura and Christine Mwende. This was moments after Safaricom Foundation donated a science Laboratory, funded at a cost of Kshs. 5.5 million.

Safaricom Foundation plans to invest up to KSh 100 million for its third phase of the Ndoto Zetu initiative focused on supporting local projects that transform lives in communities all over Kenya.

The third phase of the Ndoto Zetu initiaitive was launched by the Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa at Shadrack Kimalel Secondary School in Kibra.

At the event, he officially opened a Ksh 5.4 million science lab and 14-room ablution block constructed and equipped by the Safaricom Foundation.

“Ndoto Zetu is our initiative to partner with Kenyans keen to make a difference in their communities through social investments. Each dream we bring to life translates to thousands of lives impacted and transformed. This year we hope to impact and transform many more lives as we continue to support the country bounce back from the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is our greatest desire and joy to help fulfil dreams that impact millions of people countrywide,” said Peter Ndegwa.

The third phase of the Ndoto Zetu initiaitive was launched today by CEO Peter Ndegwa spoke at Shadrack Kimalel Secondary School in Kibra.
Safaricom PLC CEO, Peter Ndegwa (second right), with Safaricom Foundation Chairman, Joe Ogutu, following through, as Wanjiku Mwaura, a form three student at Shadrack Kimalel secondary school, undertakes a titration experiment during a chemistry practical lesson. Also, present is the school Principal, Mrs. Beatrice Sharao.

Since its inception in 2019, Ndoto Zetu has supported over 600 projects worth Ksh. 90 million, which have impacted close to 2 million Kenyans.

“Through Ndoto Zetu, we have supported projects ranging from Ksh. 40,000 such as sanitary towels distribution, to initiatives worth Ksh. 1.5 million like donation of maternity equipment to hospitals. We have supported over 600 projects in the last two years, and impacted more than 2 million people in Kenya,” added Mr. Ndegwa.