In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, our organization is contributing in the following way for fewer infections, and less socio-economic effects in Kenya by spearheading Africa's #1 virtual marketplace, namely "SOKO"
For this effort to be successful, we took a multi-agency/multi-sectoral by securing (but not limited to)the below partnerships and/or commitments:
Private sector - Metropol TV, Africa's first business station to help us produce and broadcast the show,
Government - Ministry of Youth & Sports in conjunction with Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) to donate $2000 and provide counselling services to the youth, women and persons living with disabilities,
Civil society - Lapid leaders Kenya and a no. of other ngo's have also come together to drive campaigns to help first line & essential workers, and vulnerable communities.
Whose impact in the community is namely but not limited to:
reducing average consumer spend to $75 a day,
providing value chain access to over 200+ vendors and counting,
enabling alternative weekly deliveries to over 450 citizens,
creating an alternative source of income to over 120+ youth, women and persons living with disability, and still counting.
create equal and alternative employment options,
build Africa's largest virtual marketplace and supply chain,
allow financial inclusion to support livelihoods by enabling general trade,
promote diversity and inclusion for the marginalized in society to consume and trade. The impact and sustainability of SOKO will scale post-COVID.
The support we need is:
To find out more please contact: Waihiga K.Muturi Rtn. on firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit SOKO to learn more.