CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Dawa Group operates within the tenets of good corporate citizenship. Much as our brands are well known in the market, we are strong believers in giving back to the societies within which we operate, and empowering the people to live better and achieve more in life.
In line with this, the group organizes various charity activities in line with each company’s objectives, through which individual companies and volunteer their time, professionals, as well as products and financial resources to assist the needy. Most of our activities focus on providing healthcare at no cost to extremely needy communities. We also collaborate with like-minded organizations to offer free medical camps for the poor.
OUR CSR INITIATIVES
MEDICAL CAMP – NAROK & KAJIADO
The Dawa Limited team, represented Dawa Group in a medical camp held at Narok Referral Hospital from 8th – 9th February 2018. The team was represented by Matthew Olwande and Justus Okumu. This camp was a continuation of the free cataract surgery that started in Kajiado on 5th February 2018. In Kajiado, Dawa Group was represented by a team from Medisel (Kenya) Limited – Medisel Nairobi.
The one week free cataract surgeries was organised and sponsored by Dawa Group together with Kingsway Foundation, Lions Eye Hospital, VSF (Vision Without Borders) in conjunction with Kajiado and Narok county referral hospitals. This activity was carried out as part of our CSR policy of giving back to the community.
The total number of patients who underwent successful cataract surgery in both Narok and Kajiado is 232. The surgeries were carried out by a team of four VSF doctors from Spain together with doctors from the Lions Eye Hospital, Narok and Kajiado referral hospitals.
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
Dawa Group successfully celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2017 in association with Kijabe Hospital & NEMA (National Environmental Management Authority) and other industry partners. Team members from Dawa Limited, Medisel, KEL chemicals of Dawa group did plant trees at A.I.C. Kijaba Hospital ground.
This occasion was taken forward by the speeches from Guest of Honor – County Commissioner, Kiambu, Director of NEMA- Kiambu County, Management of AIC Kijabe Hospital and representatives of various government offices.
The occasion was extremely effective as every one of us taken an interest with extraordinary eagerness with a typical demeanor of making the Earth green. This was only a little stride by us, we expect every one of the regular folks of this wonderful Earth to stroll with us with a solitary state of mind, “GO GREEN”.
GO GREEN!!! STAY SAFE!!!
MEDICAL CAMP – GURU NANAK HOSPITAL
Dawa Group in association with Guru Nanak Hospital successfully conducted a free medical health checkup camp on 1st April 2017 at Guru Nanak Hospital Grounds, Pangani, Nairobi. This activity was managed by employees of Dawa Group & healthcare staffs of Guru Nanak Hospital. This event started at 7.00am & went up to 6.00 pm on 1st April (Saturday). This camp offered free medical services to nearly 400 less-privileged patients of society. All patients were availed with free medical test like BMI, BP, Sugar test etc and free medical consultation on hypertension, diabetics, general health, cancer awareness, nutritional advices etc by doctors of Guru Nanak Hospital. All patients were given available prescribed medicines at free of cost.
OTHER CSR INITIATIVES
|Medical camp held at Nyaribo primary school, Nyeri marking the 54th anniversary of execution of national hero Dedan Kimathi.|
|Dawa Limited donated medical supplies through Provide International for a free medical camp held at Korogocho Slums and its environs as an ongoing celebration of Provide International 25th Anniversary.|
|Dawa Limited contributed medical supplies to Beta Care Hospital Limited for their free Medical camp at the hospital.|