OUR COMMUNITY

We continue to contribute to our surrounding communities wherever possible in the passionate belief that the well-being of the community has a positive impact on our operations.

“We must coexist with the community, because it is the community that gives us the license to exist.”

Simon Odhiambo

OUR POLICIES

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Consult the local communities affected by our businesses and ensure that all comments are responded to and, where appropriate, acted upon

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Understand how our businesses can most effectively support the needs of the local community and contribute to local programmes and initiatives

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Ensure the social effects of major investments are assessed and monitored at the planning stage

We ensure the provision of basic services to our employees and their dependents including;
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Access to running, potable fresh water

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Ensuring that resident children of employees of primary school age are in school

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Access to primary health care for employees and their dependents

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Access to company housing that meets or exceeds local norms or statutory requirements


Health Care
Education

AVOCADO SMALLHOLDER PROGRAMME

Our avocado smallholder program focuses on economic empowerment of smallholder avocado farmers through sharing skills and knowledge on avocado growing and general good agricultural practices

“Earlier on I was earning very little and losing a lot. But when I went to Kakuzi, I'm guaranteed that I have to get something for my work.”

Marion Marina, Smallholder Farmer

Our smallholder programme reaches not only our local community, but further afield to farmers in neighbouring counties. The programme ensures continued education for the community and farmers on the latest avocado production technologies and best management practices. Access to this information provides support to assist in increasing farmers yields and in turn driving wealth.