Its time for Kenyan for Kenya to arise
We have all witnessed a rise the number of famine related deaths in the country due to the current weather conditions
Most of the pastoralists have lost the livestock and their women, children and the aged are at our mercy.
We need to join hands in helping the hungry so that it would be said of us by our master, “welcome to my abode oh faithful servant”
Why Kenyans for Kenya
This article seeks to encourage all Kenyans out there to spread a helping hand to our fellow Kenyans out there who are starving.
This is an initiative geared towards using mobile telephony services to raise funds towards this noble cause.
Kenyans for Kenya: An overview as circulated to the public by Safaricom
“The Safaricom Foundation and KCB Foundation today led a coalition of corporate Kenya and media in launching a massive fund-raising effort aimed at reversing the suffering of an estimated 3.5 million Kenyans faced with starvation.
Dubbed KENYANS for KENYA and intended to rise over Sh500 million, in four weeks. KENYANS for KENYA, touted as the biggest such effort ever mounted in Kenya, shall be co-ordinated on several fronts, including pledges from corporate society. Also key to the campaign is the use of M-PESA, Safaricom money transfer service to receive donations.
This campaign will ensure that donations as low as Sh10 is harnessed, as this will go a long way in improving the situation of millions of Kenyans currently staring starvation and death in the eye. Donations can be sent to the M-PESA PayBill number 111111 at no charge. or deposited in a KCB account number 11 33 33 33 38
Let all Kenyans arise and support this noble cause
There are those who at times like this would like to shift the responsibility to the policy makers or even sit back waiting for the donor community to come to our aid.
In my view, this is our country and its time we all stood up and joined initiatives geared towards helping Kenyans for Kenya to prosper.