Taking the Corporate Social Responsibility Challenge: Climbing Mt. Kenya for a Worthy Cause

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Taking the Corporate Social Responsibility Challenge: Climbing Mt. Kenya for a Worthy Cause

Climbing Mt. Kenya for a Worthy Cause

Team Seremala, comprising the trustees and their two daughters, will be taking the Mt. Kenya Challenge in December 2014! We are super excited at the prospect of this event because it will allow us to fund-raise for one of our favourite causes; the care and support for the orphaned secondary school children at Macheo Children's Centre.

The inspiration for this activity came from a recently published story of a ten-year old child who scaled the mountain becoming the youngest Kenyan to scale up to Point Lenana. The directors/trustees had also been strategizing on how to scale-up and create a perpetual, self-sustaining scholarship fund that would increase the capacity of the Foundation to meet the needs of more orphans. This initiative is one of the ways in which we intend to achieve this objective. We are trying to raise funds to create a scholarship fund (approx. KES 10million). The current budget required to support the 11 children we presently support is approximately KES 700,000 per annum. The orphans are currently between high school going age and college.

Seremala Foundation will match each shilling raised through this initiative with one shilling of funds from the foundation up to the tune of KES 1,000,000.

Why do we do this?

  1. Because it is fun
  2. Because it is our Christian duty

God has blest us and for this we are fortunate. The children we are supporting are either orphans or live in conditions of abject poverty. At Seremala Foundation, we are also keen to see the culture of extending a helping hand go beyond support for our immediate extended families and become embedded both in our personal and corporate cultures. Cheques should be made payable to Seremala Foundation.

We are looking forward to the support of our friends, family and partners! Help us achieve our target to raising funds in support of this worthy cause.

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Seremala FoundationTaking the CSR Challenge

"We the directors of Seremala Construction & Engineering Ltd founded Seremala Foundation in March 2010 to reach out to the orphaned and the widowed. We work closely with Macheo Children's Centre in Thika who have outreach programs in the nearby Kinadutu slums . We are currently sponsoring 10 children through high school and 3 through college. We hope to increase this number as we carry out more fundraising activities"

Why do we sponsor?

  • Because when you reach out and help the orphaned and the widowed...you literally touch the heart of God!
  • Because we want our daughters, the children we sponsor, our staff and anyone else in our circle of influence to learn from us and catch the vision. We deliberately carry our daughters along and involve them in the foundation activities inorder to keep Seremala Foundation alive long after we are gone. 
  • Because we want Seremala Foundation to be the CSR wing of Seremala Construction & Engineering, educating the orphaned through high school, college and upon completion, providing internship at our company.
  • Because we want.... even in the smallest way to contribute to our country's vision 2030. We want to stop the mentality that a difference can only be made by donors from developed countries or from government. A difference can be made when each individual helps another in need....the ripple effect can be amazing.

Come join us in our various fundraising activities as we influence our society positively! "

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 Desking the Undesked: We are striving to create an impact on our society by lending a helping hand!

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Providing donations to some of the orphaned and destitute children at Macheo Children's Centre.