Friends of the Foundation
The Johari Foundation has strong ties with the following individuals and organisations:
Based in Juja town near Thika, 30 km North of Nairobi. KIOF was established in 1986 to promote organic agriculture among small-holder farmers through training and awareness with focus on youth, women and self-help farming groups.Working with NGOs, government departments and research organizations in this initiative. KIOF donates vegetables to the Foundation programmes.
Part of the Vincent shoe store chain founded in Sweden, Vincent Scotland sells a wide variety of fun, fashionable and functional children´s shoes. Vincent Shoe Store prides itself on great customer service and a good knowledge of the workings and needs of children's feet including a unique foot and shoe measuring service. For every pair of shoes sold Vincent Scotland donates 20p to the Foundation.
Jimi, a very successful Scottish photographer has visited Kenya as a volunteer. He did an amazing photoshoot for Johari Designs and of some of the children supported through our programmes.
Paul Johnston, an up and coming Scottish photographer has done a fantastic photoshoot of the Johari Designs Collection for our on-line shop in the U.K.
We are eternally grateful to Susan Doak, video producer at Century 21 Media for putting together our magnificent Johari movie. Not only is the result a stunning piece of work, there is simply no better way to communicate what it is we are trying to do!!
Ali, who most people know from the Gladiator show and her column in the Sunday Herald, has given her time to the Foundation many times giving our events that extra magic sparkle!
Stolen Models, founded and run by Annalese, is one of the most successful modeling agencies in Scotland. Annalese supports several projects in Africa and is a keen supporter of the Foundation and has provided some stunning models for our U.K. events.
This well established accounting firm based in Glasgow provides critical support to our programmes through implementing and monitoring our accounting systems. Gail Hume, a senior accountant at Mazars is our knight in shining armour in making sure our finances are run 100% transparent and perfect.
The Edinburgh College of Art has become a close partner of the Johari Foundation. Dorothy Hogg and Jenny Deans, head and lecturer at the jewellery department have been unbelievably supportive with our Johari jewellery programme. They have given us a whole range of ideas and feedback on jewellery developments, stimulated the students to create some amazing designs with a design competition; and will continually help us develop our jewellery training modules at our training centers in Kenya.
- Johari Seedlings 2013 Collection Out Now!
May 17, 2013
- Great Send Off For The CycleDenmark2013 Team!
May 10, 2013
- Social groups at their Best!
April 24, 2013
- Guardians Outreach programme continues to thrive!
April 24, 2013
- Miale football and netball clubs finally in Kandara
April 23, 2013