Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) is a non profit organisation, that has in the last 6 months provided over 2 million meals (240 tons) since COVID started to support the sick, elderly and vulnerable around Nairobi. JJF has teamed up with Kubamba Krew and set up the Jenga Jirani Festival to help families hit hard by the pandemic. The Initiative has reached out to the vulnerable in the society by distributing food, sanitary products and sharing care.
With the effect of the pandemic still been felt my many, Jenga Jirani is looking to keep supporting families both short and long term, and is calling on Kenyans to come together and help jenga a jirani.
Jenga Jirani Festival brings together over 50 artists to perform in what will be the biggest online festival in Kenya (and Africa) reaching 10 million people. The online festival has 3 stages running simultaneously for 3 hours each on November 7th/8th and will be aired on KTN Home from 7:30pm and the Jenga Jirani website.
During the festival Jenga Jirani is calling on Kenyans to come together and donate at least Kshs 100 toward a kitty that will support 14 community based organisations across Kenya who are showing love to needy families and empower the youth economically by helping them build sustainable businesses for themselves.
Partners on board: AMREF, Aga Khan, Rotary Group, Jumia, Glovo, Standard Group, Ogilvy, Mediacom, NBCC. As well as key partners Kubamba, Africacentric and more.