We are excited to announce that Safaricom PLC has come on board as sponsors for the county and business categories in the BAKE Awards 2019. This is not the first time that Safaricom has worked with BAKE in supporting the awards as they extended have supported us since 2012. We are pleased to have them on board again this year.
Safaricom is a household name that started out as a Telecommunications company but has branched into other sectors such as Music through the Safaricom Jazz Festival and Songa, E-commerce through Masoko and Health Care through M-Tiba. Since its inception 18 years ago, Safaricom has transformed lives in Kenya by partnering with individuals and communities to positively affect change. The telco has grown its portfolio from voice calls to mobile money and CSR initiatives through its Safaricom and MPesa Foundations.
The BAKE Awards journey kicked off this year with the launch of the submission phase on 12th February 2019. Kenyans online were required to submit their favourite blogs for consideration in the award. With the close of the submission phase on 29th March, a group of 11 judges went through the blogs and picked the best 5 in 24 categories. Online voting, kicked off on May 7th and closed on 7th June 2019. The BAKE Awards Winners Gala will be held on the 22nd of June 2019 at the Utalii Hotel, Nairobi.
We would like to thank Safaricom for their continued support.