ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

We define economic empowerment as ensuring communities have access to sustainable and dignified livelihoods through gainful, legal and structured income generating activities.

What We Do

We initiate and scale up community projects targeting women and youth, ensuring tangible, positive impact and accountability on the ground for the community, our partners and stakeholders.

We track, monitor, evaluate and ensure delivery of program success in all community projects we are involved in. This is because we are active on the ground and operate within the communities to ensure that the pledged and donated resources go towards project completion and that there is sustainability going forward.

We have identified the following areas which form the basis of project work under the Jonathan Jackson Foundation:

JOBS AND TRAINING

We endeavor to ensure that communities have access to sustainable and dignified livelihoods through gainful, legal and structured income-generating activities. We partner with community groups and existing training programs to scale their projects and ensure maximum reach and positive impact.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

We equate community development to initiatives that promote and support social cohesion; and any project that revitalises or stabilises communities.


ARTS, CULTURE & MUSIC

We are focused on providing children and youth opportunities to showcase their talent, avenues to display artistry, reclaim their safe spaces and create a positive meeting place in the community as well as provide a platform for promoters and sponsors to scout and support talent.

REFORM AND REHABILITATION

Dignity and safety are the platforms to build a productive and functional society. We work with different community groups who are actively making a change for the better and battling social ills especially in areas of sexual and gender based violence, drug and substance abuse and criminal reform.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

We equate community development to initiatives that promote and support social cohesion; and any project that revitalises or stabilises communities.


ARTS, CULTURE & MUSIC

We are focused on providing children and youth opportunities to showcase their talent, avenues to display artistry, reclaim their safe spaces and create a positive meeting place in the community as well as provide a platform for promoters and sponsors to scout and support talent.

SPORTS

In line with our support of sports in the community, the Jonathan Jackson Foundation acquired the Nairobi City Stars. Nairobi City Stars is an association football club based in Nairobi, Kenya, and an active part of the community fabric of the Kawangware informal settlement community.

SPORTS

In line with our support of sports in the community, the Jonathan Jackson Foundation acquired the Nairobi City Stars. Nairobi City Stars is an association football club based in Nairobi, Kenya and an active part of the community fabric of the Kawangware informal settlement community.

Get Involved

The African proverb which says “if you want to go fast go alone but if you want to go far go with others” applies to our work.

While we are a philanthropic venture seeded and backed by our Chairman Mr. Jonathan Jackson, we believe we can go further and have longer-lasting impact and sustainability by having volunteers and donors in different capacities.

We also know there are plenty of other great projects currently underway in the communities and are seeking support  to take them to the next level. We would love to work with you.

NEWS ABOUT JONATHAN JACKSON FOUNDATION

Recalling a great meeting with Jonathan Jackson Foundation, NusuNusu Productions and Vijana Tujijenge Youth Group based in Mathare. The Vijana Tujijenge Youth Group have been a beneficiary of the Foundation's Economic Empowerment Program since 2019.
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ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

We define economic empowerment as ensuring communities have access to sustainable and dignified livelihoods through gainful, legal and structured income generating activities.