SAFARICOM FOUNDATION HANDS OVER FACILITIES WORTH OVER KSH 20 MILLION TO VARIOUS SCHOOLS IN WESTERN AND NYANZA

Thirteen schools in the Western and Nyanza Regions are the latest beneficiaries of various facilities worth Ksh 20.5 million from Safaricom Foundation.

The schools from Siaya, Homabay, Kakamega, Kisii, Nyamira, Busia and Vihiga Counties benefited from new classrooms, dormitories, furniture, laboratories among other facilities.

“Our areas of focus as a foundation are aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals that call for ending poverty and protecting the planet. Provision of quality education to all is one of the goals we are keen on contributing to” said Joseph Ogutu, Safaricom Foundation Chairman.

Among the schools that benefited was St Paul Ligisa Secondary School in Homabay County that received a dining hall valued at Ksh 3.3 million. Apokor Special School in Nambale, Busia County received a 50 bed capacity dormitory worth Ksh 3.9 million while Mahola Secondary School got an ICT laboratory.

Other schools that received support are Shikomoli Primary School that now has a new ablution block valued at Ksh 1 million, Oridi Girls Secondary School and Ogada Primary School that received furnished classrooms worth Ksh 1 million each.

Over the last ten years, Safaricom Foundation has invested close to 300 million shillings in various community projects across these two regions aimed at transforming the lives of the local communities.

Thirteen schools in the Western and Nyanza Regions are the latest beneficiaries of various facilities worth Ksh 20.5 million from Safaricom Foundation.

The schools from Siaya, Homabay, Kakamega, Kisii, Nyamira, Busia and Vihiga Counties benefited from new classrooms, dormitories, furniture, laboratories among other facilities.

“Our areas of focus as a foundation are aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals that call for ending poverty and protecting the planet. Provision of quality education to all is one of the goals we are keen on contributing to” said Joseph Ogutu, Safaricom Foundation Chairman.

Among the schools that benefited was St Paul Ligisa Secondary School in Homabay County that received a dining hall valued at Ksh 3.3 million. Apokor Special School in Nambale, Busia County received a 50 bed capacity dormitory worth Ksh 3.9 million while Mahola Secondary School got an ICT laboratory.

Other schools that received support are Shikomoli Primary School that now has a new ablution block valued at Ksh 1 million, Oridi Girls Secondary School and Ogada Primary School that received furnished classrooms worth Ksh 1 million each.

Over the last ten years, Safaricom Foundation has invested close to 300 million shillings in various community projects across these two regions aimed at transforming the lives of the local communities.

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