Safaricom Foundation has partnered with the Kenya Diabetes Management & Information Centre (DMI) to offer free medical services to Kenyans across the country. Safaricom Foundation will contribute Sh26 million to fund the medical camps over the next on year.
Since 2005 the two organisations have teamed up to reach close to 300,000 people across the country. In addition to the Sh26 million set aside for the latest camps, Safaricom Foundation has over last the 12 years contributed over Ksh. 167 million towards the program which has so far featured 119 free medical camps.
Services offered during the medical camps include diabetes and cancer screening, dental and eye checks, family planning, VCT services, deworming and general checkups.
The funds will be used to cater for 6 free medical camps and 3 diabetes youth camps across the country for the next one year.