Our History

The KCB Foundation was established in 2007 to implement the KCB Bank Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs and as a sign of commitment to sustainable development to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being.

To date, the KCB Foundation has invested an estimated 3 Billion Kenya Shillings in community programs in Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi. As a good corporate citizen, the KCB Bank Group is committed to sustainable development, prosperity and poverty reduction to address the hardship, high poverty levels and interconnected challenges that affect communities in Eastern Africa.

The KCB Foundation programs are designed to address issues of relevance specifically within the thematic areas of Education, Enterprise Development, Health, Environment and Humanitarian Intervention. The programs are customized in each of the KCB countries to ensure that they are answering to the relevant development priorities.

The KCB Foundation 2020 Annual Report

The KCB Foundation 2019 Annual Report

The KCB Foundation 2018 Annual Report


Building Communities to Bank on Themselves


To transform Lives to Enable Progress




The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees and it provides guidance and leadership on policy, strategy and approval of the investments. The day to day affairs of the Foundation are managed and coordinated by a team lead by a Director.

  • Austen Baraza Austen Baraza Chairman ×

    Austen is a Management Scientist with subject matter expertise in Project/Programme Management, Governance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Business and Economic Analysis, Strategy, Policy, and Research. He holds a doctorate degree in Project Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology specializing in delivery of complex adaptive systems, Master of Business Administration degree specializing in Finance and Project Management, Master of Arts degree in Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Programmes, Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management Science and Project Management (all from the University of Nairobi), Graduate Diploma in Management Studies and Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management (both from the Institute of Commercial Management, UK). He is a Registered Certified Public Secretary of Kenya, certified Project Management Professional (PMI-USA), certified PRINCE2(R) Practitioner (Axelos-UK) and holds a Certificate in Project Identification and Appraisal from the University of Cambridge International Examinations. Austen is a member of the Project Management Institute (USA) and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.

  • Alice Kirenge Alice Kirenge Trustee ×

    Alice Kirenge holds a BCom. in Management and MBA in Strategic Marketing. She is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) USA, a qualified Underwriter, and an Associate in Customer Service. In addition, she has qualifications in Project Management, Enterprise Development and is an Alumnus of Strathmore Business School and the Babson Business School – Boston, Mass USA.

    She has several years’ experience in senior management roles in the Corporate World with close to 30 years in the Insurance/Financial services sector. Her experience in the insurance industry includes serving as the General Manager at Monarch Insurance Company, the Director of Operations at CFC Life Insurance Company. She has also had a stint in banking with the CFC Bank Group and also served as General Manager in Health Care and Property Development sectors.

    She is a Founder member of the Starehe Girls Centre and has served on the Women’s Enterprises International Board. She currently sits on the Board of Sokoni Women’s Development Initiative and Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Board where she serves as the Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee. She is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD).

  • Joseph Muigai Joseph Muigai Trustee ×

    Joseph is a certified public accountant with vast experience spanning over 30 years in audit, tax and financial advisory services. Joseph is the founding partner of Muigai & Associates; a leading accountancy firm in Kenya that has served local and international organisations cutting across multiple industries and sectors. Previously held roles include Treasurer at Karen Country Club, Technical Partner at Kangethe & Associates, and Senior Audit Manager at Deloitte. Joseph holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the United States International University (USIU) and is a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

    Joseph serves as the Chairman of KCB Bank Burundi and the Audit Committee Chair of KCB Bank Kenya.


  • Annastacia Kimtai Annastacia Kimtai Trustee ×
  • Rosalind Gichuru Rosalind Gichuru Group Director Marketing & Communication ×

    Rosalind was appointed the Group Director Marketing & Communication, KCB Group PLC on August 9th, 2021. She has a career spanning over 21 years, having served in various local and international corporations.

    Rosalind joined KCB from NCBA Group PLC where she has been serving in a similar capacity since 2019. She has previously worked for NIC Group PLC, Coca-Cola SABCO (now Coca-Cola Beverages Africa), The Coca-Cola Company, and The Gillette Company (now Proctor and Gamble).

    She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Northeastern University, Boston, USA and a Bachelor of Commerce (General Management) from McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is also a Certified Executive Coach by the Academy of Executive Coaching, United Kingdom.

  • Mary Oganga Mary Oganga Secretary to the Board ×

    Mary Oganga joined the Bank in 1993 and is currently working at Securities Documentation Centre as a Senior Legal Counsel. She is in Charge of Legal Documentation for Corporate Mortgage and Asset Finance Units she also supports KCB Group subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan in syndicated and project finance lending.

    She has also worked as the Ag. Company Secretary and Head of Legal and Compliance Uganda from 29th  January 2019 till 29th July 2019. She also worked in Legal Department from 2003 till July 2015 as a Legal Manager, Head Office and International Businesses.

    She has experience in Corporate Governance and Company Secretarial work since 2005 and has served as the Company Secretary of KCB Bank South Sudan, KCB Bank Rwanda, KCB Foundation, Procurement & Credit Committees (KCB Ltd), she has from time to time supported in carrying out secretarial duties for KCB Capital, KCB Investment, NBK Credit Committee and KCB Group Risk Committee. Experienced Legal Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial sector.

    Skilled in Corporate Law, International Law and Banking. On Professional qualifications and membership, she holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree and Masters in Law in Public International Law (LLM) from the University of Nairobi. She is an Accredited Governance Auditor and Certified Public Secretary from the Institute of Certified Secretaries and Certified Professional Mediator.

    She is also an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, East African Law Society, Instituted of Certified Secretaries and an Alumnus of International Law Development Organisation (IDLO).


  • Caroline Kihara Caroline Kihara Ag. Chief of Party and Head of KCB Foundation ×

    Caroline is the Ag. Chief of Party and Head of KCB Foundation. Prior to this appointment she was Head of Mortgage at KCB Bank Kenya Limited where she has served for the last 5 years. She has over 19 years’ experience in Banking serving various Senior leadership positions; specializing in SME/ Business Banking, Corporate Banking and Mortgage Financing. She has worked with UBA- Kenya Limited as Country Head- Retail and Business Banking. Prior to that she was Head of Mortgage at Standard Chartered Bank and Head-SME and Corporate Banking at Equity Bank. Other Roles held include Regional Sales Manager at HF Group and Branch Manager at KCB.

    Caroline serves on voluntary basis in the Board of Kenya Property Developers Association(KPDA) and is a member of the Land Digitization Taskforce an appointment by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Lands. The taskforce was mandated to develop guidelines for electronic registration of Land transactions and she represents the interests of Kenya Bankers Association in the taskforce.

    Caroline is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA(K) from Strathmore University and holds a degree in BA (Mathematics and Business Studies) from Kenyatta University. She is also a Licentiate member of the Institute of Data Processing Management; LIDPM (UK). She is a member of  ICPAK-Institute of Certified Public Accountants Of Kenya.

Community Engagement Framework

We believe in setting pillars in our communities to provide a stable foundation for each individual to improve their livelihood.

Sustainable Transformation of Communities

  • AID


    - Environmental program
    - Humanitarian Aid

  • CSR

    Strategic CSR

    - Education Programs
    - Health Programs


    Shared Value

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