Nairobi, 16th April 2020: Nestlé Kenya donated 375 cartons of breakfast cereals to support to Kenya Red Cross in the global response to the Covid 19 pandemic. The products will be provided to those in quarantine and also to the families in the Mukuru informal settlement area surrounding the Nestlé Kenya factory.
Present to receive the donations was Dr. Asha Mohammed, the Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross, the Deputy Secretary General Annette and her team.
At Nestlé, our purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our purpose as an organisation speaks to the care that we have for our people and the community in which we operate.
“We are honoured to partner with Kenya Red Cross in assisting communities during these difficult times. We thank the Kenya Red Cross Society for their efforts and continuous dedication in supporting the vulnerable in the society,” said Ng’entu Njeru, Nestlé EAC Managing Director. “We stand with our consumers, customers, partners and the Kenyan community at large during these challenging times.”
Nairobi is estimated to have close to one million vulnerable households living in the informal settlement areas.