As of today the 24th April 2020, the Kenyan government has been able to raise Ksh 1,288,068,950 towards the financing the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund.

COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund board owed the positive response of the initiative to the tremendous support and goodwill from Corporates, foundations, religious institutions and individuals who enthusiastically stepped forward to donate to the fund.

The principal objective of the board that was established by the President Uhuru Kenyatta was to mobilize resources for emergency response towards containing the spread, effects and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Board is chaired by KBL Managing Director Jane Karuku. Other Fund Board Members include Secretary Kennedy Kihara, Safaricom Board member Mr Michael Joseph, Equity Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr James Mwangi and his KCB Group Counterpart Joshua Oigara.

Other Board members include DEVKI Steel Mills Chairman Dr Narenda Raval, ABSA Bank Kenya CEO Mr Jeremy Awori, Royal Media Services Managing Director Mr Wachira Waruru, Kenya Tourism Federation chairman Mr Mohammed Hersi and Kenya Association of Manufacturers CEO, Ms Phyllis Wakiaga.

Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Security Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i and Council of Governors Chairperson Wycliffe Oparanya are also sitting on the Fund’s committee as the Government’s joint representatives.

So far the fund has been able to raise the following:
• In terms of cash we have raised Kshs 917,768,950.00
• In terms of material resources, that is, food and non-food items we have raised Kshs 370,300,000.00
• Bringing the total contribution to Kshs 1,288,068,950.00

Below is the full list of contributions so far;

1] CORPORATE CONTRIBUTORS

  • Safaricom Ltd – Kshs. 200 Million
  • The National Treasury – Kshs. 150 Million
  • KCB Bank Kenya Limited – Kshs. 150 Million
  • Co-operative Bank – Kshs. 100 Million
  • Hindu Council of Kenya – Kshs. 100 Million {food donations}
  • First Chartered Securities Ltd – Kshs. 25 Million
  • National Cement Company Limited – Kshs. 20 Million
  • UBA Kenya – Kshs 15 Million
  • The Chandaria Foundation Registered – Kshs 10 Million
  • Sanlam Investments East Africa Ltd – Kshs 8 Million
  • WPP ScanGroup Limited – Kshs 5 Million
  • EGM Securities Limited – Kshs. 1 Million
  • Letshego Limited – Kshs. 1 Million
  • Optiven Group – Kshs. 250,000
  • Kualam Ltd – Kshs. 100,000
  • Flamingo Steel Hardware Ltd – Kshs. 100,000
  • Devki Group – Kshs. 80 Million {Oxygen supply}
  • CAPWEL Industries – Kshs. 20 Million { Food donations }
  • Media Owners Association – Kshs. 150 Million { Covid Adverts }
  • Naivas Supermarket – Kshs. 20 Million { Food donations }
  • Trade & Development Bank – Kshs 300,000 { face masks }

2] INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS

  • Richard Mwangi Warugongo – Kshs. 270,000
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 810,284
  • James Kinyany – Kshs. 200,000
  • Mr Kandadi Janardhan Reddy – Kshs. 100,000
  • Tanvir Alama Khan – Kshs. 50,000
  • Natubhai Patel and Jashodaben N Patel – Kshs. 50,000
  • Regina Waithera – Kshs. 20,000
  • Bimal Kantaria – Kshs. 15,000
  • Hanumantha Raopochiraju – Kshs. 10,000
  • Minz – Kshs. 10,000
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 10,000
  • Anne – Kshs. 10,000
  • David – Kshs. 10,000
  • Magdalene Wangari – Kshs. 10,000
  • SHM – Kshs. 10,000
  • Shantilal Khetshi Shah – Kshs. 10,000
  • Mrs Makumi – Kshs. 5,000
  • Brenda – Kshs. 5,000
  • Ntondwe Walakisa – Kshs. 2,000
  • Ronni – Kshs. 1,000
  • Kelvin Kaguthi – Kshs. 1,000
  • Dr Antony Mukasa – Kshs. 1,000
  • Allan Mwangi – Kshs. 1,000
  • Bernadatte Ngina – Kshs. 777
  • Njeru – Kshs. 500
  • Kelvin – Kshs. 500
  • Terry Nduta Mukuhi – Kshs. 500
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 300
  • Debastian Eduardo Sandoro – Kshs. 100
  • Minneh Wairigu – Kshs. 100
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 100
  • Julius Yego – Kshs. 100
  • James Githuku – Kshs. 100
  • Philip Mbugua – Kshs. 100
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 60
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 60
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 60
  • Kameme – Kshs. 50
  • Geoffrey – Kshs. 30
  • Njoroge – Kshs. 20
  • Moses Njuguna Mbugua – Kshs. 10
  • Dennis Mwangi – Kshs. 10
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 5
  • Anonymous – Kshs. 5
  • Jeremy Awori – Kshs. 100

Any person who may wish to donate to the Fund can send their inquiries to secretariat@kenyacovidfund.co.ke or donations@kenyacovidfund.co.ke or visit www.kenyacoidfund.co.ke for further information.

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