CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The firm has a strong policy for corporate social responsibility and participates in several charitable activities. Agnes K. Murgor has over the years been actively involved in the Kenya Girl Guides movement in various capacities including holding the positions of Legal Advisor and International Commissioner for Kenya. She is also a trustee of Chance to Dance, a foundation set up to teach ballet to young Kenyans. She is currently a Director of Cheshire Services Kenya, an international charitable organization.

Philip K. Murgor is a board member of the Christina Clinic International Foundation (CCIF) Kenya a subsidiary of a CCIF, USA. CCIF Kenya was founded by Margaret Murgor Stuhl, Philip’s sister as a tribute to their late mother Christine who was a community leader. The CCIF mission is to provide access to affordable medical services and health education to rural communities in Kenya.

Through grants from local and international donors, CCIF Board of trustees and Directors, CCIF completed construction of its first project, the Christina Clinic Medical Centre in 2003. The Clinic site is on a 20 acre parcel of land, 25 miles northwest of Eldoret, in Uasin Gishu District, Kenya.

Across the road from the medical centre is Imaniat Primary School with a student population of about 300. At present, the Board of CCIF, together with donors is undertaking a borehole water and electrification project to supply water and electricity to the clinic, which will also serve the primary school and surrounding rural community.

As a policy, the firm through its partners and associates also undertakes pro-bono criminal briefs from time to time for paupers facing capital offences in the High Court.

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