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Jumia will donate 1% of every purchase made from its website over the « Merry Christmas » sales campaign from 13th to 15th November to the Good Samaritan Children’s Home in Juja. The proceeds in cash and in Kind will go a long way to help support the 400 disadvantaged kids that call the centre home.
The online retailer has donated over Ksh. 5 million since 2014 to different homes of the less fortunate within the country. By offering a way to contribute without effort or cost, the company hopes to raise the largest donation to date during this month of love, giving and kindness.
« We are inviting our customers to make a difference in someone’s life by doing something simple that they love to do – shop with Jumia! » said Sam Chappatte, MD, Jumia Kenya. « Buy your Christmas presents online, and every purchase you make will go some way to making Christmas that much better for a special group of kids »
This year’s Christmas Sale on Jumia features 1000s of new products (such as diapers, consumer goods & beauty) and hundreds of discounts over the period. Customers can visit www.jumia.co.ke to purchase online (& donate!) or can donate directly via lift the child.
Earlier this year the e-commerce retailer presented a clothing donations worth 1 million shillings to a Kenyan children’s home popularly known as St. Barnados children’s home. Parinaz Firozi managing director Jumia Kenya, at the time, said that they made the donation to aid the over 1,500 children and young adults that the home supports.