As a global player, BICS finds it its obligation to do business in an ethical way while supporting social projects.
At the same time, all 3 of our shareholders have a CSR strategy embedded into their DNA. Further information can be found on their websites:
Social projects that BICS supports are:
Safaricom Foundation was established in August 2003 and is a registered charity funded by Safaricom Limited and the Vodafone Group Foundation. The Foundation provides a formal process for charitable contributions to communities, community groups and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Kenya who are key partners in responding to social and economic development issues in the country.
The Foundation supports initiatives / projects that provide sustainable solutions to the most pressing social challenges. Its specific focus areas are Education, Health, Economic Empowerment , Environmental Conservation, Arts and Culture, Music and Sports. The Foundation also responds to disasters and humanitarian emergencies.
Safaricom Foundation’s strategic directions contribute towards Kenya's development agenda and the Millennium Development Goals.
Close the Gap
Close the Gap is an international not-for-profit organisation, recognised as a United Nations DPI NGO, which actively helps to bridge the digital divide. The objective is to assist in improving local knowledge and putting local talent to use by offering cost-efficient IT-solutions to projects in developing countries.
Sister Jeanne Devos Foundation
Sr. Jeanne Devos (born 1935) has dedicated her life to the rights of children in Mumbai, India since 1965. In 1985, she founded the network National Domestic Workers’ Movement NDWM in Mumbai. Today she is co-coordinator of this growing movement against slavery of women and children in 18 Indian states. As a deputy of the Bishops Conference of India to the United Nations and UNICEF conferences, she fights against child labor, child trafficking, child prostitution, and child soldiers. On her initiative, the NDWM has also done relief work in the areas of India hit by the tsunami of December 2004.