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Sarova Cares

Sarova Cares Initiative

At Sarova Hotels, Resort and Game Lodges, we have integrated social and environmental concerns in our business operations. This is reflected in our mission "To work with the communities in locations where we operate in improving their lives through a leadership driven corporate social responsibility charter."

Our corporate conscience is hinged on three key pillars; education, health and environment. We have continued to strengthen our relationship with key stakeholders in destinations where we operate.

Sarova Cares Initiative will seek to involve our guests in contributing towards sustainable interventions in supporting communities in destinations where we operate become self sufficient.

All the respective Sarova Properties have various sustainable CSR projects aimed at supporting the local communities and empowering them for sustainable development as well as environmental conservation.

  • Sarova Property
    CSR Project
  • Sarova Stanley

    Supporting Moi Girls Blind (E & H)

    Anti –poaching Campaigns (ENV)

    Catering during tragedies (ENV)

    Mentorship program with Nairobi

    Greenhorn Programme (E)

  • Sarova Panafric

    Diabetes Society of Kenya on various
    events to sensitize the nation(H)

    National Spinal Injuries hospital – Sandy
    Ivory belongs to the Elephant
    Campaign walk (ENV)

    Building a dormitory area in Sekenani
    Primary School. (E)

  • Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

    Tree planting at the Nakuru National
    Park and guests can adopt a tree. (ENV)

    Cycle with the Rhino in support of the
    endangered rhino. (ENV)

  • Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

    Drilled boreholes at Daaba Primary
    School (H)

    Annual medical camp for free eye
    treatment (H)

    Students at the school also adopt a
    tree and nurture the trees (ENV)

    Drilled boreholes in conjunction with
    philanthropists at N’tungui Village (H)

  • Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge & Sarova
    Taita Hills Game Lodge

    Green Tsavo Reforestation Program

    Tree planting with guests and adoption
    of trees. (ENV)

    Meek Eye Clinic – Free annual eye
    medical camp for the community (H)
    Vohra Wing (H)

    Earth Hour aimed at encouraging the
    use of renewable energy sources (ENV)

    Mothers day at Nairobi West Hospital

  • Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

    Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

    WASHA”- Whitesands Against the
    Spread of HIV and AIDS peer
    counseling group. (E & H)

    Dettol Heart Run (H)


    Breast Cancer Drives (H)


    Tree Planting (ENV)


    Anti Poaching Campaigns (ENV)

    medical camp for the community (H)
    Vohra Wing (H)

    APDK – Bombolulu Cultural Centre(ENV)

    Mentorship program at Mshomoroni (E)

  • Sarova Mara Game Camp

    Tree planting that involves guests. (ENV)

    Maasai Cultural Village- preservation of
    culture, the community can display
    and sell their artifacts and bead work.
    This is geared towards cultural tourism
    and improving livelihood. (ENV)

    Free medical support- the medical
    clinic at Sarova Mara Game Camp
    takes care of the community health
    related cases and often assists with the
    van for emergencies. (E)

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  • Sarova Hotels has participated in the following CSR Initiatives so far:

    Ambassador Sahle-Work Zewde at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

    This past Labour Day Weekend, we had the pleasure or hosting Ambassador Sahle-Work who is the head of United Nations Office at Nairobi and family at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge. She planted an Acacia tree within the compound in support of environment conservation.

    Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge Manager Ken Korir looks on as Ambassador Sahle plants a tree at the lodge

    Sarova Mara Clean-up exercise at Sekenani

    Staff of Sarova Mara Game Camp, in conjunction with the Sekenani Community recently participated in a clean-up exercise in the park. As a result the entrance of this game resort is now much cleaner. The Camp is working with the chief park warden, the public health officer, the base commander, the TPU police inspector and a local NGO to get a sustainable approach so that the area will never relapse to what it was before and ensure its maintained properly.

    Launch of Sandy Vohra Picnic Site

    Sandy Vohra foundation in collaboration with Nairobi Greenline Trust, Kenya Wildlife Services and Sarova Hotels launched The Sandy Vohra picnic site and walking trail on Saturday 21st March 2015. The site will offer hundreds of city dwellers a chance to spend time out in the clean and safe natural environment, for their rest and recreation.

    The Sandy Vohra Foundation was started in 2010, in memory of Sandy Vohra, and former Managing Director of the Sarova Hotels. The Foundation’s purpose is to initiate and to partner with projects that enhance the world around us. Sandy was a visionary, a leader, and a passionate

    conservationist. He believed in preserving and changing the world around him. He preferred life to blend with nature and had many dreams to beautify and preserve the environs of Nairobi and Kenya at large.

    Together with KWS, numerous CSR projects were birthed under Sandy Vohras leadership, from the planting of 10,000 trees in Nakuru National Park to Cycling with the Rhinos and in turn raising awareness on these endangered species. The essence of his being was about transforming the life of those around him, and enhancing the world he lived in. Nothing waited, nothing

    deterred him. Action was always immediate.

    The Nairobi Green Line is a project that invites industries, conservationists, corporate organizations and the public to join the campaign to grow 300,000 trees from the Cheetah Gate in Athi River to the Carnivore restaurant to protect and enforce the Nairobi National Park boundary fence.

    Known for his love for the environment and animals, coupled by his genuine zest for life, the Sandy Vohra Picnic Site is a fitting ode to a most remarkable individual.

    Sarova Hotels support for Garissa Terror Attack Victims

    Sarova Hotels provide packed meals for the families of those affected by the terror attack at Garissa.

    Sarova Shaba Staff members share a meal with children from Alakara for the physically challenged.

    Sarova Shaba team hosted Alakara children who are physically challenged at the lodge for lunch. It has been our wish to share a meal with them since they have become part of us in terms of CSR. The team organized a show round for those who could walk , delicious lunch with Shaba HODs, inspirational talk, Wildlife presentation by our naturalist, Wildlife movie, some music and evening tea before they left. It was a fun filled day for them and a memorable one too for both of us.

    Sarova Staff members at the Mathare Clean Up

    Sarova staff marked this years World Environment day by embarking on a clean up exercise on Mathare Constituency on Friday 5th June 2015. This was with the assistance of the Mathare MP and entailed a general street clean up and drainage clean up.