KenGen donates Ksh 20 million towards COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

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Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) PLC has donated Ksh.20 million towards the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Emergency Response Fund.

KenGen which is the leading electricity generating company handed over the donation to the Fund’s Board during a brief ceremony held at the Kenya International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.

Speaking at the event, the company’s Managing Director, Mrs. Rebecca Miano said KenGen had joined hands with the Government and other stakeholders in offering economic and social support to the vulnerable community members across the country who have been impacted by COVID-19.

“As KenGen, we take this opportunity to thank the Government for establishing the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, which has been instrumental in mobilizing resources towards containing the spread, effect and impact of Coronavirus disease,”

she further said.

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) Managing Director, Mrs. Rebecca Miano (right), Chairperson of The Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund, Ms Jane Karuku (left). PHOTO/ COURTESY


The company, she added, had set aside an additional Ksh.10 million towards supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended hygiene efforts among community members living near its installations across the country. The additional cash goes towards purchase of hand sanitizers, liquid soaps and water tanks.

Mrs. Miano pointed out that the COVID-19 situation was challenging to many companies and individuals including KenGen, which she said had been forced to suspend a number of initiatives, but encouraged all organizations both public and private to make sacrifices especially at this time to help stop the spread of the disease.

We must now stand out and reach out to those in need in a show of unity, patriotism and empathy as a nation and give generously, you can donate your time, we have seen others donate resources, others their expertise, and others moral support including counseling,”

said Mrs. Miano.

“It is our prayer that many more organizations and individuals will come forward and contribute towards this noble cause,”

she continued.

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Mrs. Miano was accompanied by KenGen Foundation’s Managing Trustee, Anthony Igecha, who called on Kenyans especially those in arid and semi-arid areas to take advantage of the ongoing rains and plant trees while observing the laid out measures of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Over the years, KenGen PLC has positively impacted the lives of individuals and communities.

The company’s primary business is to provide affordable and dependable electric energy for the country in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner while creating value for its stakeholders.

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3 thoughts on “KenGen donates Ksh 20 million towards COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

  1. This is a very good effort for helping the treatment and prevention of the pandemic Covid – 19. Thanks a lot to KenGen and its M. D. Mrs. Rebecca Miano for taking this effort.

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