In the spirit of giving back, Jumia Kenya has  generously donated Ksh. 1 Million in cash and in kind to the Good Samaritan Children’s Home in Nairobi’s Mathare slums.

Jumia presents Electronics to the Home Mistress Mugeshi Mburu

Making the presentation, the Communications manager for Jumia Kenya, Robinson Murage, said the company is committed to give back to the community and put a smile on the faces of the less fortunate.

A volunteer at the home feeds a young one

“We are committed to help improve the livelihoods of the less fortunate members of the community in which we operate. We hope this donation will go a long way to the cause.”

Kids at the home prepare for evening service

The Jumia team also thanked their customers across the country for making such donations possible, “We have donated over 5 million to date to different homes across Kenya, this wouldn’t have been possible without the trust of our customers. Thank you for making it possible,” added Murage.

A writing on the wall at the home

 

Receiving the items, the mistress of the home, Mugeshi Mburu thanked the company for the kind gesture and said the support would go a long way to support the upkeep of the children.
“This home survives on the goodwill and support of good samaritans like you. Today’s donation will go a long way in ensuring the children have the best Christmas and Happy new year season ever. God bless you.”

Jumia staff take a tour of the home

About Good Samaritan Children’s Home

Is a home situated in Mathare Valley near the Kosovo slum. It provides shelter to victims of teenage pregnancy, orphans, family breakdown and separation of spouses leading to abandonment of children and possible child abuse.

Jumia’s Shiro Mungai share a meal with kids at the home

The Good Samaritan mobilizes the community to try and address these problems affecting especially the children in Mathare slum. The home offers shelter, food education, and clothing to these vulnerable children irrespective of age, race, gender, and religious belief. At the moment, it houses closes to 600 people from newborns to young adults.

Robinson(Jumia) poses with one of the kids at the home

The Diamond in the Dust, One day I will shine – reads one of the pillars of the home

 

 

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Robinson Murage

Public Relations Manager at Jumia Kenya
Robinson Murage is a professional communicator, corporate and PR strategist, writer, teacher, and thinker. He is the PR Manager Jumia Kenya and has been active in corporate communications, marketing public relations, and journalism for over five years.

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Robinson Murage is a professional communicator, corporate and PR strategist, writer, teacher, and thinker. He is the PR Manager Jumia Kenya and has been active in corporate communications, marketing public relations, and journalism for over five years.

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