TOMS One For One shoes being handed out by Kenya Red Cross in Uasin Gishu County

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TOMS shoe distribution in Moiben Constituency. Photo: Twitter/KenyaRedCross

The Kenya Red Cross have been distributing shoes donated by TOMS as part of their One for One charitable work.

Privately owned shoe maker TOMS has built its business model around social responsibility, giving a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair purchased. At the time of writing, the company have given 50 million pairs of shoes to children in need in over 70 countries.

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TOMS shoe distribution in Moiben Constituency. Photo: Twitter/KenyaRedCross

The latest TOMS shoes distribution in Kenya has taken place in in Moiben Constituency, Uasin Gishu County visiting 6 schools so far.

Other ways in which TOMS One for One helps those is need are:

  • TOMS Eyewear purchases provide a person in need with a full eye exam by trained medical professionals. Each patient then receives the treatment he or she needs.
  • Each bag of TOMS Roasting Co. Coffee provides
    140 liters of safe water, a week’s supply, to a person in need.
  • TOMS Bags purchases supports their Giving Partners
    in delivering the vital materials and training needed to
    help provide a safe birth regardless of the facility.
  • TOMS StandUp Backpack purchases help provide training of
    school staff and crisis counselors to help prevent and respond to instances of bullying.
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TOMS shoe distribution in Moiben Constituency. Photo: Twitter/KenyaRedCross

If you would like to learn more about TOMS One for One or place an order to help provide aid to those in need, you can do so by visiting their website.