In executing its mandate, the Communications Authority of Kenya is committed to behaving ethically and responsibly, to contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of its employees and their families as well as the local community and the society at large.
At the moment, the main focus of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and projects is in the area of promoting the uptake of ICT. Our CSR policy also covers community relations, national events, education, support to national disaster mitigation efforts and sports.
Some of the Authority’s most notable CSR activities include, facilitating access to ICT services by Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The Authority has rolled out a Kshs. 32 million project to connect training institutions for PWDs with assistive ICT equipment with a view to ensuring digital inclusion for persons with special needs. The project covers eight institutions spread across the country.
The Authority is also nurturing sporting talent among the youth through its sponsorship of Talanta Football Club. The Authority in partnership with the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) is supporting graduates from the National Youth Talent Academy in July 2012. The Authority focused on sports and especially football for its universality and ability to bring people from all walks of life together.
The Authority shall continue to forge public private sector partnerships to ensure that it uplifts the society.