The Sexual Offences Act Kenya

In 2006 The Sexual Offences Act was enacted after a great and animated debate spearheaded by various women organizations and orchestrated mainly by female MPs in the Parliament.   New legal definitions were created and mandatory and harsh penalties provided. The Penal Code was amended and offenses of rape; sexual assault; compelled or induced indecent […]

Government plans to close orphanages

By Jennifer Kaberi For a long time institutionalization of children in orphanages and other care institutions was a major part of child social welfare services. Institutions were viewed as a place of refuge, where vulnerable children could get the help they needed. However recent studies show that institutionalization of children have a life long effects […]

Google grants Sh200m for top Kenyan non-profits

(Google East Africa policy and government relations manager Mike Murungi, Youth ministry official Julius Musau, industrialist Manu Chandaria and Tegla Loroupe Foundation founder Tegla Loroupe at the launch of the first African Google Impact Challenge in Nairobi May 23, 2018. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG ) Technology Firm Google has unveiled a Sh200 million […]

Audit query for Kianyaga children home

Kirinyaga County government has ordered a forensic audit of the management of Kirinyaga Children Home. The order follows concerns raised by the area MCAs over misappropriation of funds meant for running of the institution. Last week, the Assembly Gender committee led by the Leader of the Majority Kamau Murango visited the home which they found […]

Kenyan Charity Under Investigation by Charity Commission for England

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into the Kenya Community Support Network (1104003). The investigation was opened on 22 January 2018. The charity’s objects include relieving poverty, sickness, and distress among Kenyans and promoting research into the conditions of life of Kenyans. The charity’s […]

Ways to Improve Your Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR isn’t just a convenient public relations tool, it’s a vital component for succeeding in the modern business world. From an observers’ standpoint, your company’s ability to practice social responsibility can be the difference between a potential client choosing you or choosing your competitor, and today’s consumers are highly tuned in to whether or not […]

Serena Hotels Publishes its Sustainability and CSR Report 2017

Serena Hotels Publishes its Sustainability and CSR Report 2017 “Serena News Issue No. 7”. This issue has amongst others, the story on Serena’s commitment to cultural revitalization and preservation of communities through the arts and Serena’s continues commitment to supporting schools around its 24 properties in the East African region in various ways to ensure […]

Ways companies can develop future markets and talent through CSR

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear, goes the old saying. It was the empire builders of old who realised that keeping a standing army to protect their civilizations and make new conquests required a robust sustainability concept. Providing enough resources to feed and arm battalions after the citizens had been catered for […]

IRA kicks off 3-day symposium in Nakuru

The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) has today kicked off a three-day open day at Nyayo Gardens in Nakuru. The Kenyan Insurance regulator’s officers had a busy day dealing with a huge number of residents who sought their services especially enquiries. Also on site were more than twenty insurance companies most of who have offices in […]