KENYA SEED LAUNCHES AN INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT SCHOOLS WITH READERSHIP UNDER THE NIE PROGRAMME.
Kenya Seed Company, a leading producer of top-quality seed, is set to launch the Newspaper in Education NIE programme led by the Managing Director Fred Oloibe on 28th June 2022. The programme, which is a partnership with the Standard Group, will be done in 3 counties. The counties are; Trans-Nzoia, Baringo & Uasin –Gishu and will run in 7 schools.
The programme seeks to improve the language skills of students, improve results, and raise their self-esteem and numeracy skills.
The company supports communities in Kenya for their well-being. Its focus is to improve the quality of life and ensure a good environment for quality crops at the farm as well as food security in the country.
In its drive to improve livelihood, some of the company’s CSR activities include; Construction of 8 classrooms at Mugeiyot Primary School, the construction of a water borehole at Muthara, the Donation of tree seedlings to schools and farmers, Support of needy students; currently supporting a student from high school and he is pursuing Bachelors in Medicine in Surgery among others.
“It’s no longer about just setting up schools; it’s also about supporting children in all ways to improve education in the country. Kenya Seed is honored to be part of this initiative for the better learning of students. We believe this is an excellent program to aid the students in better learning and understanding. Kenya Seed puts education at heart & part of its focus is in its CSR programme”, said the Managing Director of Kenya Seed Fred Oloibe.
The company allocates part of its profit every year after tax towards Corporate Social Responsibilities activities.
With over 60 varieties ranging from cereals, vegetables, fruits, pasture, sorghum, and lawn grasses among others, the company also wants to encourage the young generation into farming for a food-secure country in the future. Seeds are availed to farmers in the country and beyond through our networks of accredited Agents/Stockists, branches and subsidiaries (Simlaw seeds Nairobi, Simlaw seed Uganda, Kibo Seed Tanzania & Kenya Seed Rwanda.
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