Press Room

Media Contacts:

Jeff Haskins at +254 713 234 806 or jhaskins@burnesscommunications.com

Duncan Ondigo at +254 20 271 7750 or duncan.ondigo@ogilvy.co.ke

Cedric Lumiti at +254 722 227 502 or cedric@ginadin.com


Kilimo Salama Plus

08:00 GMT on 25 February 2011

Press Release (English)

As Drought Sow Fears in Kenyan Fields, Major Expansion of Innovative Micro-insurance Program Gives Farmers New Way to Manage Risks


First M-PESA Payout

08:00 GMT on 21 September 2010

Press Release (English)

Rain Shortfall Triggers First M-PESA Payouts For Farmers Protected By Innovative Farm Insurance Program – Farmers in Embu Receive First Drought Insurance Payouts


Launch of Kilimo Salama for farmers

00:01 GMT on 5 March 2010

Press Release (English)

Solar Powered Weather Stations and Mobile Phone Technologies Drive Groundbreaking Micro-insurance Plan for Kenya’s Drought-stricken Farmers

Press Release (French)

Stations météo à l’énergie solaire et technologie de la téléphonie mobile pour un plan de micro-assurance révolutionnaire destiné aux agriculteurs kenyans frappés par la sécheresse


Other Resources

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