DP World Donates Fully Equipped Container To Junior Golf Foundation Kenya

Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba with a JGF player at the state of the art golf container donated to Kenya by the DP World. PHOTO/ DP World.

By Erick Nzioka

NAIROBI, Kenya- Today, in a generous gesture of support, DP World presented a fully equipped container to the Junior Golf Foundation Kenya (JGF) at Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi .

The donation ceremony, held amidst a gathering of stakeholders and beneficiaries, marked a significant milestone in fostering youth development through golf.

Speaking at the handover event, representatives from DP World Tour underscored the importance of nurturing young talent and empowering aspiring golfers. They emphasized that the provision of this container, outfitted with essential kits and equipment, aims to inspire and motivate the next generation of golfers in Kenya.

Angelina Njiraini competes at the Junior Golf Foundation US Kids Local Tour held at VetLab Sports Club in Nairobi on February 5, 2024. PHOTO/ JGF 

The donation represents DP World’s commitment to promoting sports excellence and community engagement. By investing in initiatives like the JGF, DP World reaffirms its dedication to fostering skill development, promoting healthy lifestyles, and enriching the lives of youth across the region.

The JGF expressed gratitude for DP World’s generous contribution, highlighting the invaluable impact it will have on the growth and development of young golf enthusiasts. Through collaborative efforts and partnerships, they aspire to cultivate a vibrant golfing community and produce future champions on the international stage.

The donation ceremony concluded with a sense of optimism and enthusiasm, as stakeholders reiterated their shared commitment to supporting youth empowerment and sports development in Kenya.

Aiden Muturi competes at the Junior Golf Foundation US Kids Local Tour held at VetLab Sports Club in Nairobi on February 5, 2024. PHOTO/ JGF 

“We are pleased to receive this special donation from DP World, the golf balls we have received will have a real impact in supporting young talent across Kenya,” JGF President Regina Gachora underlined.

On their part, DP World Group Chief Communication Officer Daniel van Otterdjik stated: “We are delighted to continue with our support of the JGF in Kenya, helping to grow the game of golf from the grassroots all the way to the proffesional level. The Magical Kenya Open is  a key event for us on the DP World Tour, and it’s great we are able to celebrate the occasion by donating a shipping container, packed full of golf equipment.”

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